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The Planet, Winter 2013, The Policy Issue

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Publication Date

Winter 2013

Creator

Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies

Editor in Chief

James Rogers

Photography Editor

Lauren Owens

Advisor

Dr. Rebekah Green

Publisher

Western Washington University

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Brenna Greely; Editors: Preston VanSanden, Nick Thomas; Science Editor: Tanner Humphries; Multimedia Editor: Taylor Russell; Lead Designer: Becca Taylor; Designers: Al Gandy, Ruth Ganzhorn; Web Designer: Andrea Frye; Writers: Brianne Aoki, Chelsea Staehler, Christopher Zemp, Freya Fradenburgh, Kenneth Clarkson, Kira Taylor, Lauren Foote, Rachel Lee; Multimedia Writer: Sarah Mikkelborg; Photographers: Elliot Reid, Peter McGrath, Robin Jones, Tim Seguin

Table of Contents

Oil Addiction by Christopher Zemp

A controversial form of extracting oil from tar sands in Alberta, Canada could provide the U.S. with new jobs and a closer source of oil if the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is constructed.

Dazed and Confused by Kenneth Clarkson

Combating Climate Change by Rachel Lee

It Takes a Village by Brianne Aoki

Coal Controversy by Kira Taylor

One of the five proposed locations for a U.S. to China coal-shipping terminal is at Cherry Point in Bellingham, Wash. Although this proposed site might not require much alteration to the landscape, it still has many social and environmental drawbacks.

Powering Washington by Chelsea Staehler

Fracking Point by Lauren Foote

Musseling In by Freya Fradenburgh

Zebra and quagga mussels have damaged lake ecosystems and clogged pipes across the U.S. Washington authorities are looking at ways to prevent these species from entering the state or invading Bellingham’s Lake Whatcom.

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Publication at Western Washington University

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This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Any materials cited must be attributed to The Planet, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Planet and Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Human ecology – Washington (State)—Periodicals; Ecology—Washington (State) – Periodicals; Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals and Huxley College of the Environment -- Students --Periodicals.

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University; Huxley College of the Environment.

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State)

Disciplines

Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies

Keywords

Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, Student publication, Ecology, Environmental Studies

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Language

English

City

Bellingham, WA

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