bears ears

The Bears Ears are a pair of mesas located in San Juan County in southeastern Utah, United States. They are protected as part of and the namesake of the Bears Ears National Monument, managed by the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service. The Bears Ears are bordered on the west by Dark Canyon Wilderness and Beef Basin, on the east by Comb Ridge and on the north by Indian Creek and Canyonlands National Park. Rising 2,000 feet (610 m) above Cedar Mesa to the south, the Bears Ears reach 8,700 feet (2,700 m) in elevation and are named for their resemblance to the ears of a bear emerging from the horizon. Wikipedia
The Boston Globe Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:22

Read the text of Elizabeth Warren’s speech to Native Americans - The Boston Globe
Read the full text of Elizabeth Warren's speech to a Native American group.
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The Denver Post Mon, 02/05/2018 - 03:39

Lands stripped from Utah monuments open to claims, leases
The window opened Friday for oil, gas, uranium and coal companies to make requests or stake claims to lands that were cut from two sprawling Utah national monuments by President Trump in December —but there doesn’t appear to be a rush to seize the opportunities.
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HuffPost Sun, 02/04/2018 - 18:04

Trump Administration Takes Aim At Protections For California Desert
Public lands could be opened to more energy development.
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Reason Magazine Sat, 02/03/2018 - 14:49

The Puffy Coat Makers at Patagonia Want You to Subside Their Rich Customers
Patagonia and REI: Why should taxpayers fund your wealthy customers' hobbies?
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The New York Times Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:39

Citing ‘Inexcusable’ Treatment, Advisers Quit National Parks Panel
“This discourteous and disrespectful treatment of the Board is inexcusable and, unfortunately, consistent with a decidedly anti-park pattern demonstrated by Secretary Zinke’s department.”
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The Guardian Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:40

The Observer view on Donald Trump | Observer editorial
"The fundamental failing underlying Trump’s presidency is his wilful ignorance. His frequently petulant, childish behaviour combines with a staggering lack of knowledge and contempt for facts to produce serial, chronic misjudgments. Trump, in power, cannot be trusted. He has been exposed as lacking in empathy, shamelessly mendacious, cynical and unversed...
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The New York Times Sat, 01/13/2018 - 19:06

Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.
The Trump administration is set to shrink Bears Ears by 85% next month, potentially opening more than a million acres to mining. But people who live in the Navajo lands nearby are still dealing with the toxic legacy of old mines.
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