The Planet, Fall 2009
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Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Western Washington University
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Managing Editor: Anne Maertens; Editors: Oliver Lazenby, Olivia Scalet; Science Editors: Clay L. Bailes, Stephanie Eckard; Designers: Kim Gladow, Brianna Nieman; Photographers: Julie Franz, Erica Roeglin, Heidi Killings, Andriy Semenyuk, Madeline Stevens; Writers: CJ Huxford, Mitch Olsen, Andrea Williamson, Colleen Toomey, Kendall Mercer, Brooke Loisel, Jenny Farrington, Wes Simons
Table of Contents
The Greener Side of the Golden Arches
It may not seem like green fast food, but when compared to other corporations, McDonald’s gets an A grade.
The Cost of Revival
In the age of climate change, some electricity providers are touting nuclear energy as a clean burning alternative.
A Cap for Humanity
A policy being debated by the Senate could be the answer to slowing greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.
Calling the Olympics Bluff
Environmental advocates are criticizing the Vancouver Olympics for the loss of sensitive ecological habitat to a new two-lane highway.
Pull out a guide to simplify recycling.
With rail ridership lighter than expected, Sound Transit hopes to attract new commuters with the completion of addition rail links.
Algae: The Soapy Killer
Record numbers of seabirds died last summer along Washington’s beaches. It could be a fluke or an indication of something worse to come.
Victoria, British Columbia is finally cleaning up its act and constructing a long-needed sewage treatment plant.
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