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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Peter Kareiva In this extended interview, Peter Kareiva, the former chief scientist at The Nature Conservancy and new head of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA, talks about the connections between conservation science and cities. Among other topics, Kareiva discusses the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2014
... shaffer Field of Genes A conservation genomicist looks at nature I am a herpetologist. I m a lifelong fan of reptiles and amphibians. It s how I wasborn. And now I study them.I am also an evolutionary biologist and a conservation biologist. I m fascinated by how animals evolved to mesh with their...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Americans. Whatever the heartbreaks and losses created by the wartime relocation, there were unforeseen benefits. . . . almost all Nisei and many Issei were thrown out of gerald haslam Hayakawa Among the Conservatives Stranger in a strange land Boom0104.indd 10 21/11/11 9:56 AM boom | w i n t e r 2 011 11...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Peter S. Alagona This essay looks at the history of Santa Cruz Island and preservation and conservation efforts there through the work of the National Park Service, the Nature Conservancy, and the University of California Natural Reserve System. Alagona argues that these efforts are sometimes...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Susan Moffat Albany Bulb, a former landfill, is a thirty-one-acre battleground for the Bay Area’s competing progressive movements for social justice, environmental conservation, and politically engaged art. Street protest, lawsuits, regulatory jockeying, anarchist camp-ins, and art have all been...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 56–59.
Published: 01 September 2015
... resident species for millennia. These settings include the Central Valley, the Sierra Nevada, and archipelagoes of habitat islands. A better understanding of evolution in California is necessary to inform the management of our agricultural ecosystems and conservation of our natural landscapes and the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 20–25.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Todd Holmes This essay examines California Republican Senator Thomas Kuchel in honor of his 101 birthday this August, tracing Kuchel's fight against the conservative Right during the 1960s. More specifically, the essay highlights Kuchel as the last vestige of California's progressive Republicans...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... conservation Shasta Lake reservoir, 2010, from Riparian. PHOTOGRAPH BY BARRON BIXLER. glen m. macdonald John Muir A century on J ohn Muir, the grand old man of the Sierra Nevada, died 100 years ago in a LosAngeles hospital bed with only an unfinished book manuscript for company.1 Hewas seventy-six years old...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
... sunrise to sunset. To plan your visit: httpswww.parks.ca.gov/?page_id¼627 Read A Sense of Yosemite (Yosemite Conservancy, 2016). Step aside Ansel Adams, there s a new reading of Yosemite, recently offered in the breathtaking photography of Nancy Robbins and enhanced with essays from David Mas Masumoto...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Narrative Strategies (LENS), an incubator for new research and collaboration on storytelling, communications, and media in the service of environmental conservation and equity. With LENS (https lensmagazine.org/) Jon and others advance important interdisciplinary questions of how we tell the stories of this...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... murals survival in the city to their own, Latinos could use historical preservation arguments to maintain the landscape they created as well as their place within it. While numerous cultural districts and street art conservation programs exist in the United States from Los Angeles to Harlem, to date...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California after a ninety-year absence, and the campaign to keep Yosemite s bears wild, Pratt-Bergstrom celebrates a new paradigm for wildlife conservation: coexistence. Tune in to Radio Imagination with a musical tribute to Octavia E. Butler. The Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop has been...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... racist and selfish interests7 He enclosed an article from the Berkeley Citizens United (BCU) Bulletin, a conservative monthly newsletter, to support his point. Berkeley Citizens United expressed concerns about Beard- en s mural that suggest just how radical Berkeley s choice of the black artist seemed in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Urbanism: Locating Globalization (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2001). 10 R. Madgin, Heritage, Culture, and Conservation: Managing the Urban Renaissance (Saarbrucken: VDM Verlag, 2009). 11 E. Said, Orientalism (New York: Vintage Books, 1979). 12 Robinson, In the Tracks of Comparative Urbanism 709 723. 13 D...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., but because her family was conservative, and included an uncle who was a conservative pastor, she was scared to be true to herself. Alcohol and drugs were the only things she knew would numb her pain. By fourteen, she had tried not only marijuana but also PCP, LSD, and cocaine. It should be little...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... from a high-investment New Deal liberal state to a low-taxes conservative state, and the politicized fear of crime in the Golden State, the Pelican Bay SHUwas built on a very specific nightmare. In August 1971, during a sustained period of politically motivated conflict in California prisons that...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... middle Open Acres LA maps each publicly and privately owned vacant lot in Los Angeles. BOOM | S PR I NG 2016 71 school, and the California Conservation Corps and the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, the site was cleaned up. It now regularly hosts PE classes and marching band practice dur- ing school days...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for the time drastically reducing climate emis- sions, increasing energy efficiency, requiring net zero energy use in new buildings, conserving water, electrifying transportation, preventing pollution, and pursuing cleaner energy production. At the community and state levels, California has ele- vated...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... political agenda. I think that is, in many ways, directly responsible for the housing situation that we re in now. People in very good conscience who live in Santa Monica or San Francisco think of a moratorium on development as a progressive thing to support rather than reactionary or conservative or just...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... analyzed the migration of evangelical white Christians from the 1930s to the 1970s. He argued that they transformed Southern California, and led to the growth of the Christian Right.12 Primarily from Texas, Okla- homa, and Arkansas, these mostly conservative migrants established churches, schools, courted...