Opinion articles by Lydia
04.21.23 | Elegy for an Altered Planet
We dream of ourselves, we aliens from everywhere. Thieves stealing their way across the land.
11.25.20 | Rise Up and Save Us, Joe Biden
There is no middle path when it comes to the climate emergency.
02.24.16 | A Danger to Our Grizzlies
Grizzly bear populations are already threatened. A move to strip their federal protection would decimate the species
11.11.15 | Obama Should Let Fossil Fuels Lie
The logic is clear. If we don’t extract them, we can’t burn them.
10.13.15 | Native Lives Matter, Too
Almost no attention is paid to this pattern of violence against already devastated peoples
Listing the two types of elephants as separate endangered species will save them from being poached into extinction
05.29.15 | Selling Off Apache Holy Land
What motivated Congress to give Oak Flat, a sacred Apache site, to a mining company that will certainly destroy it?
04.04.15 | Stuffed Animals With an Agenda
In Tucson, a museum celebrates trophy hunting rather than conservation
01.18.15 | High Noon for the Gray Wolf
If the U.S. doesn’t act, these creatures will be slaughtered again
12.08.12 | The Child’s Menagerie
When the polar bears and penguins are gone, what lovable toy army will be the children’s close companions?