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Time to wake up and smell the carcinogens

...The government should do its job, beginning with protecting us from ourselves, first by recognizing human impact on eco-systems and second by conserving those in danger. Ultimately it is my genuine hope that Mr. Stevens' legacy of dominance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112504/let_20041125019.shtml
Opinion
Let's not waste our time fearing wolves; let's keep them safe

...BioScience, recommended reintroducing wolves to many areas of the Lower 48 in order to restore the health of degraded eco-systems. The article further noted that the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone resulted in an increase in eco-tourism...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042210/opi_616547025.shtml
Opinion
Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

...of Mexico. Eleven people die. As much as 2.5 million gallons of BP oil gushes into the Gulf every day. Fragile eco-systems are wrecked, sea life is slimed, fishermen and boaters who make their living from the Gulf are facing ruin and BP...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660254110.shtml
opinion
My Turn: The Alaska Wildlife Alliance Board supports true subsistence hunting

...or she is hunting and how local eco-systems function. Aldo Leopold, a hunter...adversely affects wildlife, local eco-systems, and local hunters who rely on...play in maintaining the health of eco-systems. The reintroduction of wolves...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072610/opi_683634428.shtml
Opinion
Forest industry misleads public on clearcuts

...all. The attempt to portray old growth forest as ``sick and weakened,'' rather than as a natural and productive eco-system that produces the large trees that the AFA most wants to cut, is an old and tired tactic of the timber industry. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093099/Ope_rorickltr.html
Opinion
Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

...of Mexico. Eleven people die. As much as 2.5 million gallons of BP oil gushes into the Gulf every day. Fragile eco-systems are wrecked, sea life is slimed, fishermen and boaters who make their living from the Gulf are facing ruin and BP...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660471020.shtml
opinion
Flightseeing operators deserve support

...the Juneau Icefield caused by flightseeing activity. Think of the impact that 80,000 hikers would have on a fragile eco-system such as the icefield. Helicopter tours include environmental education. Tour operators also recognize that their future...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090201/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Give those impacted by noise consideration

...if folks couldn't take a flightseeing tour they might all hike up to the icefield instead, impacting the fragile eco-system. This after he implies that the tours can be for those who would never have the physical ability to take such a hike...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090901/opE_myturnnoise.shtml
Opinion
Let's not waste our time fearing wolves; let's keep them safe

...BioScience, recommended reintroducing wolves to many areas of the Lower 48 in order to restore the health of degraded eco-systems. The article further noted that the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone resulted in an increase in eco-tourism...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042210/opi_616611739.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Effects of access 7/29/97

...improved access to Juneau were studied by the McDowell Group, a Juneau economic firm; as well as Sheinberg Associates, Eco-Systems and Resource Management Group, all Juneau consulting firms. The biggest impact to Juneau if a road is built...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072997/roadeffects.html
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