Conservation or copper? A proposed mine in northern Minnesota pits industrial jobs against a thriving outdoor economy.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~10 min
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US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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Wilderness medicine fellows were among those whose attention has been turned homeward, where they’re pitching in to fight COVID-19 in the ER.
May 6, 2020 • ~12 min
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