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the Planet, Fall 2011



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Publication Date

Fall 2011


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

Editor in Chief

Becky Tachihara

Photography Editor

Crista Dougherty


Western Washington University

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Ray Flores; Editors: Liza Weeks, Brianna Gibbs; Science Editor: Susannah Edwards; Multimedia Editor: Taylor Russell; Layout Designers: Susan Good, Sarah Morris; Web Designer: Matt Mehi; Photographers: Lauren Owens, Sanae Kato, Neil Baunsgard, Breann Ohman, Laurel Kam; Writers: Abby Espiritu, Eriver Eugenio, Lani Farley, Courtney Price, Patricia Robinson, Nick Schiffler, Kati Slater-Szirom, Sarah Smith

Table of Contents

Lake Whatcom Gets Political

Acid Tide

An Icy Passage

The Next Big One

Laden with Lead

The Lakes Next Door

Water for the Islands

Going Green with Grey


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, 2011, Fall


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