Monthly Archives: June 2006

Salmon Potlatch

A very interesting article about an idea to reestablish the historic relation between the salmon and the Indian Tribes through the use of Potlatch. An excerpt.A Modern Potlatch?Privatizing British Columbia Salmon FishingBy D. Bruce JohnsenTensions run high between native and … Continue reading

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Global Warming Debate Overview

An excellent overview on the global warming debate by the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT, Richard S. Lindzen.There Is No ‘Consensus’ On Global WarmingBy RICHARD S. LINDZEN June 26, 2006; Page A14 WSJAccording to Al Gore’s … Continue reading

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National Academies Report, Global Warming

Link to the news release and report from the National Academies about global warming temperature research with the introductory blurb, posted here.High Confidence in Surface Temp Reconstructions Since A.D. 1600June 22 — There is sufficient evidence from tree rings, retreating … Continue reading

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River Wild

The annual 4th of July warning about staying safe on the river, which is running fast, cold and relatively high. An excerpt. River’s revelers urged to play it safe on 4thWear life jackets, drink responsibly, safety officials warn American River … Continue reading

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Review of Gore’s Film

This is an excellent review of the recent film by Al Gore about global warming which peels away the political posturing while presenting some cogent questions. An excerpt.An Inconvenient TruthBy James Bowman Published 5/31/2006 12:02:22 AMThe American SpectatorIt’s true that … Continue reading

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Floods Waning

Lest we forget, there is still flooding going on in our country, but thankfully the worst appears to be over. An excerpt.New York TimesJune 29, 2006Worst of Flooding in Northeast Appears to Be OverBy ALAN FEUER A network of swollen … Continue reading

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Whitewater Parks on the American

Whitewater parks, what a great way to expand the enjoyment of the river, and it is refreshing to see its growing popularity. An excerpt.Rollin’ on the riverWhitewater festival reflects sport’s rising attractionBy Janet Fullwood — Bee Travel EditorPublished 12:01 am … Continue reading

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