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Chip Ward

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Chip Ward

Chip Ward is a former grassroots organizer/activist who has led several successful campaigns to hold polluters accountable. He described his political adventures in Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West and Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land. Today he works to protect the spectacular redrock wildlands of Utah.


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If we want to construct a healthy and resilient world for ourselves and our fellow creatures, we could learn a thing or two from the beaver—who’s already doing just that.

Saving the land one footfall at a time.

What kind of damaged world is being left to our descendents?

It’s not hard to understand how environmental quality and economic inequality came to be joined at the hip.

These past few years, mega-fires in the West have become ever more routine.

When nuclear reactors blow, the first thing that melts down is the truth.

The Yellowstone success story and those who want to kill it.

Drop the scary Bush lingo and start creating resilient communities than can effectively recover from disaster in this age of financial and climate chaos.

Americans care about the environment, but the Bush Administration clearly doesn't. Blame it on Republican ideology and the apocalyptic religious sensibilities of his political base.