SLT editorial hits uplifting chord

The Salt Lake Tribune published a welcome editorial about a federal court decision regarding forest plans. The editorial also boldy illustrates the importance of wildness and its uplifting affect.
Value of a forest: Federal ruling is a victory for conservation
Salt Lake Tribune Editorial

Court says Scientists’ views on NW forest plan illegally suppressed by the Bush regime

It seems like every day another unethical or illegal act of this Administration’s handling of our wildlife and land is revealed.

Forest plan’s critics suppressed, judge rules. By Gene Johnson. The Associated Press.

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Over 4000 more gas wells to go onto the Pinedale Anticline, pretty much spelling the end to wildlife in the area

How fast on the Anticline? By Whitney Royster. Casper Star-Tribune.

The demands of the oil and gas industry are endless and their assurances meaningless, as this vast increase shows. It’s the end of wildlife and clean air in the Green River Basin. Their will be far more gas wells in the county than people (at least before the gas workers came in).

BLM Silent as Agency Criticized. Guest columnist asks. Have We ‘Nuked’ Pinedale’s Big Game Herds? By William Alldredge. New West.

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Moose pop. collaspses in Northern Minn, likely due to indirect effects of global warming

Parasites and disease have greatly reduced northern Minnesota moose population. Studies indicate its not hunting or predation, but parasites, disease and malnutrition. These are probably due to the change to a warmer climate.

Outdoors: Scientists look for moose clues. By Glen Schmitt. St. Cloud Times outdoors writer