The Planet, Winter 2017, People in Action
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Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Managing Editor: Frederica Kolwey; Editors: Daniel Hart, Alyssa Sanchez, Andrew Wise; Science Editor: Erik Faburrieta; Designers: Alicia Terry, Oliver Amyakar, Sean Powell, Andy Lai; Writers: Keiko Betcher, David Conlin, Christina Darnell, Claire Gaskins, Liz Hansen, Cierra Jack, Casey Kilroy, Amanda McKay, Terence Mejos, Allura Petersen, Lindsey Rieck, Jose Salazar, Zane Sharif, Justin Stercula, Maddy Stewart, Kristen Tarr, Katja Tunkkari, Andie Wall; Photographers: Miranda Abrashi, Dallis Browning, Jonathan Pendleton, Matthew Tangeman
Table of Contents
Web of the Woods
A Canadian scientist studies networks of fungus connecting entire forests.
A Seattle scientist uses her passion for skiing to talk to Pacific Northwesterners about climate change.
Harvest in the Harbor
Drayton Harbor opens to winter shellfish harvesting for the first time in two decades.
A Tale of Two Districts
Two seemingly opposite state senators represent districts north and south of Bellingham.
A Seattle photographer documents garbage killing albatross in the Pacific.
Eye in the Sky
A Skagit County photographer attempts to photograph every glacier in the lower 48 states.
A Western Washington University student fits he monthly waste into a Mason jar.
A Bellingham nonprofit restores salmon habitat along the Nooksack River.
A Seattle scientist listens to whale songs to measure how melting ice affects mammals in the Arctic.
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Nichols, Jesse and Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, "The Planet, 2017, Winter" (2017). The Planet. 75.