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New Study Shows Mountain Lions Help Engineer Their Habitats

We're used to thinking of beavers as ecological engineers, but a new study shows that mountain lions may modify their environments in a similar way.

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Developing an app for a phone is a cost-effective way of tackling everyday problems. Students at Buffalo High School wanted to help volunteers for Meals on Wheels and in the process won a Congressional award.

Several Mountain West Republicans are reportedly on the short list to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, after President Donald Trump announced his imminent departure over the weekend.

Utah will soon impose the country's strictest limits for drunk driving.

There’s some apparent good news for backcountry adventurers in the West this winter: the number of avalanche deaths is declining.

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We're used to thinking of beavers as ecological engineers, but a new study shows that mountain lions may modify their environments in a similar way.

Threshold S2E10: Nickel For Your Thoughts

Dec 17, 2018
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Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. Oil, minerals, pollution -- it's a web of complicated environmental stories that need to be told. But in Russia, investigative journalists have become an endangered species. Spend some time around a nickel smelter and meet a veteran journalist fighting to do his job.

Threshold S2E9: Who Asked You?

Dec 17, 2018
Amy Martin/Threshold

Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of Murmansk, the Arctic's largest city?

Since 1964 the Land and Water Conservation Fund has used royalties from oil and gas leasing to protect natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage, as well as to provide recreation opportunities. The Fund expired at the end of September, but both the House and Senate have proposed bills to permanently reauthorize it so its future doesn't remain in jeopardy.

A week after the state of Wyoming filed a notice of appeal a judge's decision to put the Yellowstone grizzly bear back on Endangered Species Act protections, other defendants have followed.

ACPIC location just north of Gillette
The Advanced Carbon Collaborative Balanced Resources

The Advanced Carbon Products Innovation Center (ACPIC) was expected to finish construction north of Gillette at the Fort Union Industrial Complex by spring of 2019. Now, the coordinators of the project have requested a delay from the Wyoming Business Council.

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