The Planet, Winter 2020, The Movement Issue
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Western Washington University
Managing Editor: Olivia Marsh; Story Editors: Corinna Cook, Maddie Smith, Anna Thomas; Science Editor: Joshua Diaz; Video Editor: Jacob Carver; Designers: Nick Pinkham, Willow Cook, Megan Todd; Writers: Grace McCarthy, Lauren Sanner, Joseph Koffel, Amelia Bineham, Melanie Johnson, Kassidy Haluska, Tony Peterson, Laurel Messenger, Emma Olpinski, Colbi Jensen, Savannah Smith, Sarah Ledwith-Zumwalt; Photographers: Faith Owens, Brodie Pirtle, Simran Dhaliwal, Zack Jimenez
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Table of Contents
Mr. Earth Day
Denis Hayes looks back on organizing the first Earth Day in 1970 and shares anecdotes of his struggles and success along the way. Now that Earth Day is turning 50, take a look at its birth and how it’s changed over the years.
Don’t Worry, Be Hoping
Awareness of environmental problems can be draining. Environmentalists are combating that pain with stories of hope and activism
A Dam Success
The removal of the Middle Fork dam along the Nooksack River is a small and step toward changes in dams across the state.
Power to the Oxen
Draft farmer Garrett Franz uses oxen rather than machinery as a way to farm more sustainably.
Battle in Seattle
After 20 years, looking back on protests that shook the world.
Young Voices, Big Change
The voice of change is young. Fifteen, to be exact. Learn how a group of teenagers combat climate change.
A blast to the past 50 years of Huxley and how things have changed - and not changed.
The Hatchery Hastle
A divide between hatchery advocates and Native American tribes is taking place in Bellingham.
The Price of Change
A new recommendation from Bellingham’s Climate Action Task Force to switch heating systems from natural gas to electricity is a move toward greener energy. But some are worried about the cost of such a switch.
Hunting for Hunters
Hunting has a long history in the conservation movement, but the number of hunters is in decline. Learn how some are working to reverse that trend.
Old Farm, New Trees
The story of a dry stream running through an old forest and the work it takes to make it flow again with fish.
How to dispose of a body in a more sustainable way.
Voices Around the Planet: Toxic Inheritance
Half a century after the application of DDT was banned in the U.S., a cache of blood samples holds the key to showing the link to breast cancer.
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Meacham, Alex and Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, "The Planet, 2020, Winter" (2020). The Planet. 141.
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