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Published opinions by WildEarth Guardians and editorials written in response to our work.

The Gazette "We Should Return Fire to Natural Role in West" May 17, 2015

U.S. News "Obama's Climate Change Blind Spot" April 6, 2015

Reno Gazette-Journal "Green Strips Won't Save Sage Grouse From Fires" March 26, 2015

The Hill "Corporate Crimes Against Nature" March 20, 2015

EcoWatch "President Obama, Stop Selling Us Out: End Oil, Gas and Coal Extraction on Public Lands" February 11, 2015

Santa Fe New Mexican "Pipeline another instance of BLM doing Big Oil's bidding" February 8, 2015

Albuquerque Journal "Transparency a Must in Managing Our Rivers" November 21, 2014

Casper Star-Tribune "Editorial Board: Now is the Time to Reform Coal Lease Process" March 13, 2014

Missoulian "Lawmakers Ignore Forest Facts: Congress Quietly Undermines America's Environmental Legacy" March 6, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal "Keep Politics Out of Sage Grouse Habitat Protection" March 4, 2014

Great Falls Tribune "Montana Soap Box: Environment Under Attack" February 28, 2014

Pueblo Chieftain "Governor's Grousing Protects Oil Industry, Ignores Birds" February 23, 2014

Denver Post "Meyer: How Wolves Change Parks" February 21, 2014

Albuquerque Journal "There are Better Solutions Than Killing a Tiny Fish" February 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune "Long-Term Thinking - Drilling Deal Will Protect Forest" February 18, 2014

Denver Post "Hickenlooper's Plan Protects Oil Industry, Not Sage Grouse" February 1, 2014

Great Falls Tribune "Rocky Mountain Opinion: State Should Avoid Wyoming's Mistakes" January 22, 2014

Wyoming Star Tribune "Douglas Core Area Drilling Plan will Eliminate Sage Grouse" October 13, 2013

New York Times "Wolves Under Review" August 15, 2013

Wildlife News "Congress: Kill Wildlife Services’ Wildlife-Killing Budget" August 9, 2013

Denver Post "Fix Federal Coal Lease Program" May 29, 2013

Albuquerque Journal "Let the Rio Grande Reclaim Rights to its Own Survival" May 26, 2013

Santa Fe New Mexican "Reader View: Restoring Forests a Challenge for the West" May 25,2013

Denver Post "Forest Policy is Effective" May 10, 2013

Las Cruces Sun-News "Their View: Must be Balance Between Industry, Preservation" April 23, 2013

Washington Times "Endangered Species Act is Worth the Fight" February 21, 2013

Salt Lake Tribune "Endangered Bird Save the Gunnison Sage Grouse" January 21, 2013

Albuquerque Journal "Slaughter of Coyotes an Abomination Against Nature" November 15, 2012

Albuquerque Journal "NM Should Be Better Than Bounty Contests" November 14, 2012

Albuquerque Journal "Threat to Lobos Only Grows Because of Agency’s Passivity" October 22, 2012

New York Times "Why the Beaver Should Thank the Wolf" September 28, 2012

Chicago Tribune "The War on Wolves" September 23, 2012

Denver Post "Guest Commentary: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" September 22, 2012

New York Times “Public Role in Species Protection” August 29, 2012

Los Angeles Times “Wyoming's Wolf Plan a Threat to the Species' Population” August 26, 2012

Albuquerque Journal "Climate, Man-Created Landscapes Feed Wildfires" July 25, 2012

Albuquerque Journal "PNM Hugely Inflates Cost of Producing Clean Energy" July 1, 2012

Sacramento Bee “Put Pressure on Wildlife Services” May 27, 2012

ABC 15 (Phoenix AZ) "Grazing Causes Blazing" May 10, 2012

Sacramento Bee "Wildlife Services Needs a Tight Leash" May 6, 2012

Huffpost Green "Federal Aerial Wolf Killer Photos Surface" December 16, 2011

El Paso Times "Trapping: Politics, Practicality -- and Cruelty" August 2, 2011

Fort Worth Star-Telegram "EPA to Oil and Gas Producers: Stop Your Leaks!" July 28, 2011

Climate West "Representative Diana DeGette Votes Against Protecting People from Coal Ash" July 11, 2011

Albuquerque Journal "Lack of Logging isn't to Blame in Massive Forest Fires" Jun 24, 2011

Huffingtonpost (Denver) "Government Report: Less than 1% of Cattle Killed by Native Carnivores and Domestic Dogs" May 18, 2011

Santa Fe New Mexican "Last Chance for Endangered Lizard" May 16, 2011

New York Times "A Bird’s Convoluted Conservation Odyssey" May 11, 2011

Albuquerque Journal "Restraint is the Key to Balance" May 8, 2011