12 November 2017
11-12 Weekend Reader: Wilderness, nitrate, news that changed the world
Start the week with a reflection on wilderness, and on President Ronald Reagan's words about the need for environmental protection:
"If we've learned any lessons during the past few decades, perhaps the most important is that preservation of our environment is not a partisan challenge; it's common sense. Our physical health, our social happiness, and our economic well-being will be sustained only by all of us working in partnership as thoughtful, effective stewards of our natural resources."
Then take in Christopher Solomon's essay in the New York Times about development of one of the United States' wildest places, the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
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