E Magazine

A consumer magazine publishing news, information and commentary on environmental issues. Content includes international and domestic environmental news, feature articles, and a guide to green living. Addresses such subjects as recycling, food safety, air

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 3, June

Assessing the Ruins
There is quiet discussion of a rare wall of rock art hidden in the canyons of Utah. It is 3,000 years old, or maybe 8,000. It shows painted figures like dreams and ghosts, like nothing found anywhere else. It will take days to reach by foot--there is...
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Bad News Bears
The red tag in his ear marks him as a first-time offender: a Colorado bear's equivalent to being booked and fingerprinted. He now has a record--convicted for getting into someone's garbage. Fortunately, he's kept his nose clean until winter hibernation....
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Green Golf
Golfers and Environmentalists Used to Tee Each Other Off, But Course Designers Are Showing a New Awareness Golf course architect Dr. Mike Hurdzan of Columbus, Ohio tells this story: It was 1984. Hurdzan and his colleagues had created a course on Cape...
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High Energy
When President Clinton named Hazel O'Leary as his Secretary for the Department of Energy (DOE) in December 1992, she was already a veteran of the agency, though few people had heard of her outside Minnesota, where she'd just been appointed to head a...
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In Memory of Colette
Four years after their daughter's death, James and Nancy Chuda are funding new research on the link between cancers and the environment Though cancer is most often associated with older Americans, from infancy to young adulthood it kills more kids than...
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Off the Road and out of Bounds
Four-Wheel Drivers Are--Slowly-Learning to Be Sensitive About Tracking Up the Wilderness The ads feature cars perched on alpine peaks, on Old West plateaus and in remote deserts. Mud-caked cars are seen splashing through rainforest rivers and powering...
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Rainforest Crunch
To Supply Newsprint for America's Newspapers, One of Canada!s Largest Stands of Ancient Trees Is Being Decimated "All the news that's fit to print on Canada's ancient rainforests," read one of a cluster of, placards hoisted by a small group of demonstrators...
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Supermarket Sweeps
Gone are the days when green goods could only be found in health food and specialty stores. Now they're filling the shelves of local supermarkets and corner groceries. These new products promise to work "the natural way," and often splash attention-getting...
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Toxic Shock: The Environment-Cancer Connection
Frank Wiewel lives the Joni Mitchell song: He's looked at clouds from both sides now. At home in the heartland of Ohto, Iowa, where corn is king, he once saw clouds simply as harbingers of rain. Not anymore. Now he sees them as floating concentrations...
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Where the Wild Things Are
There you go, heading off into the woods with camera loaded and field guide handy, ready for a close encounter with the natural world. Several hours pass, and you have only seen a handful of birds. Take heart. You're not alone. Many hikers hit the trail...
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