Rachael is an independent journalist based in Seattle.
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Wednesday, April 08, 2015
From Watersheds to Mountains, What If We Based Our Borders on Nature?
There’s little natural about the boundaries that divide states and countries. They’re often imaginary lines that result from history, conflict, or negotiation. But imagine what the world would look like if borders were set according to ecological and cultural boundaries. Bioregionalism says that’s...
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Movement to Resist Tar Sands 'Megaloads' Brings Together Northwest Tribal Members, Environmentalists
As the sun set in Umatilla, Ore., the temperature plunged. It was December 21. My hands were going numb, but word was the megaload might roll that night, and I wanted to be there if it did.