Summer 2009

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The View From Above

Enshrouded by blue haze, a lone figure scans the horizon from his lofty plateau and waits. The breeze blows and the clouds drift, and he waits.

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The Listener's Yosemite

True listening is worship. So said German philosopher Martin Heidegger.

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Cities of Stone

One visit to the American Southwest is all it takes to convince you that no sky is as blue as the sky over sandstone. Few sights are as satisfying as a desert lit in muted rainbow colors, seen from high on a mountain.

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On the Horizon

"Cap-and-trade" legislation is touted as a solution to global warming. What exactly does it mean?

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Protecting the Past

Four new bills help the National Park Service tell America's story.

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A Chorus of Controversy

Yellowstone's boreal chorus frogs may be disappearing. Is global warming to blame?

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Remains of the Day

Crucial legislation preserves fossils on federal lands.

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In Cold Blood

A mysterious disease threatens to wipe out America's bats.

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The Standoff

A territorial dispute on Washington's San Juan Island revealed two countries' desperate need to...

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Good Morning, Mr. Adams

In 1943, a young student encounters one of the legends of photography in the place that made him...

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