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Population boom in West putting humans closer to devastating wildfires

Since 2000, more than 1 million people in Colorado, 3 million in Arizona and 21 million in California have been...

New houses, built to fire code, burned down anyway in Southern California’s 2017 Thomas Fire

New homes included many fire resistant featuresLOS ANGELES – Californias building codes are not keeping up with the...

Profits and flames: Private firefighters an option for the wealthy

Some insurance companies are including private firefighting as part of coverage. The fire season across the West has...

Rep. Raúl Grijalva and Interior Secretary Zinke trade insults

Investigations of Zinke have looked into whether he ordered climate change reports censored by the...

Why does Raúl Grijalva matter for public lands and the environment?

He's taking over as the chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources and he couldn’t be more different from his...

More endangered California condors soon will soar above Pinnacles National Park

This was a record year for condor nests at the Santa Barbara ZooSOLEDAD, Calif. – There is a calming resonance of...