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Tag: national parks

Members abruptly resign from the US National Park Service’s advisory board...

“We resigned because we were deeply disappointed with the department and we were concerned.”

You now have more time to protest national park fee hikes

"Our voices must be heard and we encourage the public to continue speaking out."

Trump administration wants to charge $70 entrance fee for national parks

The Trump administration's new proposed budget plan increases funding for dirty energy development on public lands, while cutting everything else.

New bill aims to restore ‘common-sense’ plastic water bottle ban in...

The bill would allow National Park Service regional directors the discretion to implement the policy and encourages them to develop a visitor education strategy to explain the rationale for the program.

Is it time the national parks broke up with cars?

America’s national parks are overcrowded and underfunded. Would banning cars improve everyone’s experience?

Trump’s interior dept. nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke to face questioning on...

The National Parks Action Fund gave Rep. Zinke an “F” for his voting record on bills that would impact national parks.

Big Oil cheers as Trump plans to open national parks for...

For now, it looks like the Right's "Drill, Baby, Drill" ethos is back on.

The Disney-fication of Our National Parks

Congress is letting major corporations buy naming rights in America’s national park system.

GOP Platform Proposes To Get Rid Of National Parks And National...

The GOP platform includes a provision that would leave national parks, wildlife refuges, and national forests vulnerable to privatization.

‘Proud Partners’ Corporatize Our Parks

Why are our presidents so good at praising America's national park system, but lousy at maintaining it? Now Park Service officials have begun the "corporatization" process starting with "co-branding" agreements with national parks.


The spy and the nerve agent: The new Cold War heats up in the...

In a horrifying case of life imitating lowbrow art, it seems likely there will be many twists and turns to the story, even if an actual ending in which all is revealed seems unlikely.

Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up call to Democrats

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

Donald Trump’s America

"It's a hell that remains largely private at the moment, but for how long?"

Arthur Jones, Holocaust denier, wins Republican nomination in Illinois primary in predominantly Democratic district

Arthur Jones, former leader of the America Nazi Party, won the Republican nomination for a seat in Congress, but in a predominantly Democratic district, the chance of Jones winning is far fetched.

Beyond the illusion of human rights

As precious as they are, “rights” can no longer protect us against the environmental, political, and economic degradation engendered by today’s global system.