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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laurie Glover This poetic environmentalist account traces the history of the Glendale Narrows reach of the Los Angeles River, the one section where its movie-set-famous channelization is thwarted by the power of the river itself. This archival retrieval considers the relationship between humans and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Bob; Rob Sipchen Should Los Angeles continue to exist? In this anxious love letter, father and son Angelenos and environmentalists Bob and Rob Sipchen decide their city's fate. The Sipchens examine Los Angeles' history of water appropriation, race relations, riots, suburban sprawl, and urban...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... East Bay Albany homelessness landfill dogs dogwalking birdwatching nature nature preservation environmentalists The Albany Bulb, looking northwest. Photograph by Robin Lasser. susan moffat The Battle of the Bulb Nature, culture and art at a San Francisco Bay landfill O n a misty afternoon...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... after the Gold Rush cataclysm was not between nature and its despoiled remnant, but the terms on which our encounter with nature would be framed. The environmentalist John Muir gave nature a privileged autonomy, a kind of green divinity. Frederick Law Olmsted, a builder of New York s Central Park...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Biodiversity loss became a major concern among environmentalists in the mid-1980s. Since then, writers and artists have addressed the fate of individualendangered species as well as global scenarios of extinction in novels, poems, nonfiction, documentary films, photographs, paintings, and musical compositions...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... what they call the resilient cities network. And we all have an intuitive idea what resilience means. It means bouncing back when some- thing like Hurricane Sandy happens, or not getting ham- mered when something bad happens to you. When I see conservationists and environmentalists take up the term...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE. BOOM | F A L L 20 15 25 incoming wolves, though now it may need revising. Ran- chers, hunters, and environmentalists have all been invited to be part of the process, and wolf advocates are feeling good about the prospects for a more cooperative, less contentious coexistence...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Park. The Silver State North PV farm covers about one square mile. Stateline will shade another two and a half square miles. There s no way around it. Those are significant chunks of prime Mojave wildlife habitat. And therein lies a dilemma for environmentalists. Back in 2009, local conservation groups...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
... difficult to come to grips with the reality that none of that is sustainable, even over a very short period of time. If ecologists and environmentalist have largely retreated into the past, a lot of people who work on the built world dwell with a comforting illusion that we re going to somehow make our...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 67–72.
Published: 01 December 2013
... cadre of environmentalists, including Whole Earth Catalog founder Stewart Brand, believe in the potential of fourth- generation nuclear reactors. Following California s now- shuttered San Onofre reactor dysfunction and Japan s catastrophic Fukijama meltdown, anti-nuke investors, poli- ticians, and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
... our cities or restore damaged ecoystems in our source ranges and valleys? These are critical questions engaging vast fields of engineers, economists, environmentalists, and policymakers. But the answers do not all lie in policy or technology. For designers, the questions are physical, spatial...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 102–109.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., The New California Water Atlas. COURTESY OF CA.STATEWATER.ORG. 104 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM industry, kayakers, environmentalists, and more. We are excited to collaborate with various mapping communities and to leverage remote-sensing and teach a whole new gen- eration how to use the Web to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 38–49.
Published: 01 September 2013
... a vision of the world to convince us how valuable it was to get outside the human footprint as a way of maintaining our perspective on the world and the damage we were doing. 48 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM He and many environmentalists of the time sought to preserve wilderness as a sanctuary for that...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Conservancy Director Ann Brice talking about what it was like both to be an environmentalist 30 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM and to be called names for being willing to collaborate with the County and the mining companies. We are listening to her even while the Conservancy representatives were not at the tables...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... support for urbanites was actually less, at $9,433 per person. each side of the WuI needs the other s perspective, especially when it comes to water and fire issues. urban environmentalists (and exurban homeowners of the new aesthetic-consumption economy) sometimes need to see the trees for the forest...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... from environmentalists who charged that the Bureau had not Figure 7. Many Californians know the Mojave only as a drive-by or fly-over landscape. PhOTOGRAPh BY ChRISTOPhER WOODCOCk. Boom0203_05.indd 34 20/09/12 6:11 PM boom | fa l l 2 012 35 done enough. With FLPMA, Congress had given the BLM a sweeping...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... watershed are partly under the jurisdiction of the California State Parks Department and the US Bureau of Land Management. Russell Towle, a self-taught mathematician and computer animator, as well as environmentalist and local expert on the North Fork area, tipped off the agencies to Henry s discovery...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2012
... restore the [insert name of river here (3) Keep the dams we have ( It s too expensive to build more, and tearing down what s already in place is a waste of money California environmentalists, too, remain divided over the damming of rivers for hydroelectric power as an alternative to both coal-fired and...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
... spur south of Los Angeles to the port of San Pedro that directly benefited the SP.2 That doesn t mean the big money always wins. In 2010, after those Texas oil companies and a group of other energy interests raised some $11 million for Proposition 23, environmentalists, conservationists, and a few...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., noise, and pollution. Donner Lake is totally given over to human consumption, overwhelmed by recreation. Keep Tahoe Blue is a com- mon sticker on California Jeeps and Volvos, yet rarely will you hear of environmentalists targeting Donner Lake, or see a bumper sticker that says Don t Cannibalize...