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The Planet, Fall 1996, Exhanging Nature for Convenience



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Publication Date

Fall 1996


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

Editor in Chief

Julie Irvin

Photography Editor

Ryan Hooser and Taylor Talmage


John Miles


Western Washington University

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Graphic Designer: Brad Moore; Web Master: Peter Maxwell; Assistant Editors: Liz Allen, Richard Navas; Staff: Kristen Clapper, Greg Friedman, Alex McLean, Will O’Donnell, Derek Reiber, Kania Smith, Paul Swanson

Table of Contents

Buying Happiness

by Kristen Clapper


by Derek Reiber

The Other Side of the Outlet

by Ryan Hooser

Did You Really Want This?

By Richard Navas

King Cotton Meets Mother Earth

by Kania Smith

The Gospel of a New Age

by Paul Swanson

Road Rash

by Alex McLean

Aid to Dependent Industries

Free Trade is No Free Lunch

by Greg Friedman

Backyard Abundance

by Will O’Donnell

The Binge & Purge of Pulp & Plastic Products

by Liz Allen

The Ten Commandments

by Paul Swanson


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)


Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies


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


Bellingham, WA


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The Planet, 1996, Fall


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