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Journal: Boom
Boom (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., with a sincere view to buying one, it still hasn t come to fruition. Did I mention desert inertia? One of the more serious drawbacks to owning a five acre spread, is that five acres really doesn t count for much in the wide open spaces of the Mojave Desert. Solitude and isolation are so much harder to come...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Bruce Barcott On a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California’s Mojave Desert, the author discusses the risks and potential benefits of large solar farms like this one. The article is accompanied by stunning black and white photographs of the Ivanpah facility by Jamey Stillings. ©...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (3): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2014
... examples of how the field has shaped understanding of species in California: the desert tortoise and the California tiger salamander. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Genomics Evolutionary biology Mojave Desert Desert tortoise California tiger salamander h. bradley...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Peter S. Alagona; Clinton F. Smith The Mojave Desert in California is undergoing a boom in renewable energy, mostly in the form of utility-scale solar power plants. These projects have met with resistance from diverse groups concerned about impacts on desert landscapes, ecosystems, water resources...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2012) 2 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rubén Martínez In this lyric essay the author journeys to the Mojave desert village of Joshua Tree, California, site of an ambitious and idiosyncratic work of assemblage by artist Noah Purifoy, whose career was forged in the crucible of civil rights and the Watts Riots of 1965. Although the work...