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The Planet, Winter 2016, The Resilience Issue

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Publication Date

Winter 2016

Creator

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

Editor in Chief

Yvonne Worden

Photography Editor

Jesse Nichols

Advisor

Warren Cornwall

Publisher

Western Washington University

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Kate Welch; Editors: Bailey Cheney, Rebekah Way; Multimedia Editor: Jesse Nichols; Science and Infographic Editor: Sam Carlos; Designers: Nathalie Cushing, Sombath Chum; Assisting Designers: Alicia Terry, Brandon Korvas; Social Media: Brianna Stoutenburgh, Radio Coordinator: Rebekah Way, Multimedia: Jared Rusk, Randee Matthews; Writers: Simon Bakke, Kamea Black, Sam Chanen, Tyler Cohen, Monet Curnutt, Morgan Doyscher, Erik Faburrieta, Sara Fontenot, Maddie Gavigan Martin, MacKenzie Junor, Evan Keen; Photographers: Simon Bakke, Sarah Climaco, ErynDae Thorvaldsen

Table of Contents

Hidden World by Tyler Cohen

Microbes feeding off toxic chemical soup from underwater volcanoes and deep sea hydrothermal vents may provide the key to the Earth’s past, present and future.

Seeds of Change by Kameo Black

A Bellingham, Washington woman hopes to help bring the millennium-old tradition of saving seeds to Whatcom County, despite legal barriers.

Picking up the Pieces by Morgan Doyscher

The Senate passed the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 with a unanimous vote, but scientists say the legislation addresses only a small part of plastic pollution.

Bracing for Change by Sarah Climaco & Evan Keen

Residents of Taholah, Washington and members of the Quinault Indian Nation confront floods and rising sea levels. Now they must relocate the town or risk losing their homes to climate change.

Roots of Recovery by Simon Bakke

After three deployments in the Middle East, a U.S. Air Force veteran and Western Washington University alumnus turns to organic farming to heal from the scars of war.

Chipped and Compacted by Sam Chanen

Cornwall Park in Bellingham, Washington, is a popular place to play disc golf but the sport may be causing unintentional damage to the natural landscape.

Mystery Malady by Monet Curnutt & Rebekah Way

Scientists are investigating the causes of sea star wasting disease and whether or not several species can make a comeback.

Power of Paris by Maddie Gavigan Martin

Our Planet correspondent reflects on her time at the U.N. COP21 Climate Conference in Paris.

Stuck in Orbit by Erik Faburrieta

Years after humankind’s initial ventures into space, our entryway into the final frontier is littered with debris that may make future space travel dangerous and difficult.

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Publication at 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

City

Bellingham, WA

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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.

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English

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