The Planet, Winter 2018, Conservation Issue
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Western Washington University. Associated Students. Environmental Center; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Western Washington University
Managing Editor: Allura Peterson; Editors: Madison Churchill, Tyler Kendig, Meghan Schilling, Synnove Vandal; Science Editor: Jonathan Flynn; Designers: Andy Lai, Frances Dierken, Stephen Smith, Presley Sytsma; Writers: Emily McLaughlin, Colin Murphy, Abby Owen, Hannah Prather, Michael Nguyen, Alec Ward, Erika Osland, Lucy Carrell, Timber Lockhart; Photographers: Nick Pinkham, Matthew Tangeman, Ilana Newman, Jacob Land, Regan Bervar
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Table of Contents
After a sea turtle is found stranded on the Oregon coast, staff at the Seattle Aquarium spend three months nursing it back to health.
Let There Be Night
Astronomers work with city lawmakers to pass policies that curb the effects of artificial light at night.
Curbing the Herb
Volunteers at a local land trust fight invasive species at Crockett Lake, a unique ecosystem home to hundreds of bird species.
Land in Limbo
A personal essay by The Planet’s photo editor, Mike Hitchner, on his recent trip to southern Utah’s national monuments.
Nonprofits and government agencies work to bring an ecologically and culturally significant oyster back to the Puget Sound.
In an industry that consumes 1 percent of the total electricity in the U.S., some marijuana growers are building more sustainable operations.
Cut the Volume
Whale-watchers and lawmakers make efforts to increase noise pollution regulations to protect the Southern Resident orcas.
Fish Out of Water
With the introduction of a new bill that might ban net-pens in Washington state, the future of fish farming may be on land.
Who Let the Dogs Scout
For two decades, researchers at the University of Washington have followed the noses of rescue dogs to track scents in wildlife field research.
Four years after the deadliest landslide in U.S. history, Darrington, Washington, is a community on the mend.
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Betcher, Keiko and Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, "The Planet, 2018, Winter" (2018). The Planet. 79.
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