by Jenny Rowland -- Guest Contributor May 17, 2016
This is the first comprehensive analysis of how much land in the West is disappearing to development, how quickly this transformation is taking place, and the driving factors behind this loss.
by Katie Valentine Jan 11, 2016
"These findings show us that the Bundy family...are far out of touch with most folks living in the West,"
by Katie Valentine Sep 22, 2015
The greater sage grouse, a bird that's been at the center of a major conservation fight over the last year, will not be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
by Ari Phillips Jun 19, 2015
Wildfire season started at least a month early this year.
by Natasha Geiling Jun 3, 2015
Ongoing drought combined with little precipitation means the 2015 fire season could be rough for the Western United States.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Apr 6, 2015
In four op-eds published in western newspapers this month, a front group for lobbyist Richard Berman argues for state control of public lands.
by Ari Phillips Feb 13, 2015
"The 21st century projections make the megadroughts seem like quaint walks through the Garden of Eden."
by Tom Kenworthy Jul 29, 2014
If the BLM gives final approval for a plan to authorize sales of 10 billion tons of coal from the Powder River Basin it would lock in massive amounts of carbon pollution for decades to come.
by Ari Phillips Jul 7, 2014
Lake Mead, which is formed by the Hoover Dam, has been suffering for years as an expansive drought across the west coupled with rising temperatures and populations stresses the massive manmade body of water.