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The Planet, Spring 2013, The Recovery Issue



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Publication Date

Spring 2013


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

Editor in Chief

James Rogers


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Managing Editor: Nick Thomas; Story Editors: Amy Holm, Mikey Jane Moran; Assistant Editor: Sarah Mikkelborg; Science Editor: Tanner Humphries: Multimedia Editor: Taylor Russell; Lead Designer: Becca Taylor; Designers: Al Gandy, Ruth Ganzhorn; Web Designer: Keghouhi Bedoyan; Multimedia: Jennifer Hoang, Mady Hovenga; Writers: Carolyn Bowie, Kenneth Clarkson, Meg Duke, Cole Finchen, Samantha Klingman, Kamry McRae, Lindsey Oosterhof, Katherine Storrs, Julian Theberge, Cady Wahlbrink; Photographers: Katy Bentz, Greg Crooks, Jasper Gibson, Tim Seguin

Photography Editor

Lauren Owens


Rebekah Green

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Planet and Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Table of Contents

02 Frozen Footprints by Julian Theberge

06 Washing Away a Century by Katherine Storrs

09 Slow Healing by Lindsey Oosterhof

12 Living on the Edge: photo essay by Katy Bentz and Kamry McRae

14 Animal Interstate by Samantha Klingman

18 Hanford: A Problem from the Past by Meg Duke

23 Wolves on the Fence by Kenneth Clarkson & the Editorial Staff

26 Heavy Metal by Cole Finchen

30 Life After Ashes: photo essay by Jasper Gibson and Cady Wahlbrink

33 Fungal Remedy by Carolyn Bowie




Publication at Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State); Siberia, Eastern (Russia)


Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies


Student publication, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Environmental advocacy

Document Type


Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Pollution--Washington (State)--Periodicals; Restoration ecology--Washington (State); Human ecology – Washington (State)—Periodicals; Ecology—Washington (State) – Periodicals; Restoration ecology--Russia (Federation)--Siberia, Eastern; Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals and Huxley College of the Environment -- Students --Periodicals.

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University; Huxley College of the Environment.


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