July 2008

Logging vs. Recreation

By Graham Averill | 01 Jul 08
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Logging national forests is like grinding Mount Rushmore for gravel . . .

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Green Gold Rush

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Renewable Energy Investments Skyrocket

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Reefer Madness

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Coral Reefs in Trouble

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The Transportation Dilemma

By Jeremiah Knupp | 01 Jul 08
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Probably your single most important eco-decision of all is transportation.

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Hazy Days

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Climate Change Could Extend Smog Season

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Bound for Beijing

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Four Regional Cyclists Named to Olympic Team

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10 Ways to Green Your Work

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Give your printer a break: share files digitally, view files digitally, and swap some filing cabinets for an external hard drive. When you do buy printer paper, look for the recycled stuff and know your highs and lows: high percentage of post-consumer content and low chlorine bleaching. Paying the bills online is a great way…

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Dumb and Dumber

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Bush’s recent push to open oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and on the Outer Continental Shelf won’t actually help our current oil crisis, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A recent study by the DOE shows the oil in ANWR and the OCS wouldn’t be available in significant amounts for a…

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River Rundown

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Paddle all 340 miles of the James River in one day? Sure, with a little help from your friends. The James River Association is launching the inaugural Runoff Rundown, a collective attempt to paddle the entire James River from its headwaters at Iron Gate to its mouth in the Chesapeake Bay on July 12th. The…

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Last Gasp

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Emergency Action Requested for Near-Extinct Species

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A Noble Expedition

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Free Medical Care Comes to Appalachia

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Bishop Crowned King

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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Virginia golden boy Jeremiah Bishop won the Fourth of July Firecracker 50 on Independence Day in Breckenridge, Colorado. The race, which also served as the 2008 U.S. Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship, included two laps of a 25-mile course over technical Rocky Mountain terrain. Bishop lead the 800-rider pack by mile 15, but had a…

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Green Gear

By Stephen Regenold | 01 Jul 08
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Green Gear 2008

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Another Coal Company in Court

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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New N.C. power plant violates mercury emissions standards

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Do you support a boycott of the Olympic ceremonies in Beijing?

By BRO Staff | 01 Jul 08
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China is not only one of the worst human rights offenders in the world, but its leaders are also just as horrible toward the environment.

A boycott would be an effective way to send a message to the Chinese government from counttries like ours, who will be the source of billions of dollars worth of tourism and commercial profit.
—W. Loy, Richmond, Va.

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