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E.P.A. Moves Toward Regulating Greenhouse Gases

Finally!

E.P.A. Moves Toward Regulating Greenhouse Gases. By Felicity Barranger. New York Times.

The Most Dangerous Animal of Grand Canyon National Park

Is it a huge predator with big fangs and claws?

The Most Dangerous Animal of Grand Canyon National Park. Christian Espanol. Examiner.com (Boise, ID)

Montana wolf that made it to Colorado is back in Wyoming

Things too lonely in Colorado?

Wandering wolf back in Wyoming. by David Frey, Aspen Daily News Correspondent. Monday, March 23, 2009

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3/24. This article was premature. Now she is back in Colorado

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Historical update written 2011.  This wolf was eventually poisoned with illegal 1080  in western Colorado.

Alaska’s Mount Redoubt finally erupts

Plume reached at least 50,000 feet high-

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– Although Governor Bobby Jindal may think volcano monitoring is a great waste of money, you can get good information at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.
– Added 3/25/2009. Don’t  sneer at science — volcano monitoring saves lives. By Joel Connelly. Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  Connelly points out the many beautiful and merely dormant “flamethrowers” of the Pacific Northwest.
–  Added 3/25/2009. Photos of Alaskan Volcano’s Eruption. By Betsy Mason. Wired Magazine.