Hotel Hogan

The Navajo Reservation that sprawls across the starkly beautiful landscape of northern Arizona and New Mexico attracts thousands of tourists every year. Yet aside from…

At Home in the Suburbs

By James R. Dunn Many environmentalists worry that suburban growth is reducing the diversity of wildlife. The Sierra Club’s Carl Pope recently wrote that urban…

The Secret Past of Recycling

By Pierre Desrochers Like most people of my generation, I used to believe that recycling began a few decades ago in response to the crisis…

Safe But Sorry

By Jonathan H. Adler In June, European environmental activists dressed as butterflies protested the possible sale of genetically modified crops. A scientific report had suggested…

Hunting Alligators

Alligators have long been important to Louisianans for their skins (for belts, shoes, boots, luggage, watch bands, etc.), meat (sauce picante, gumbo, sausage, etc.), and,…

Straw Houses Withstand Huffs And Puffs

An accountant with a Washington State paper mill was the unlikely inspiration for a new process to produce recycled newsprint. Although the engineers said it…