Another plea to protect America’s parks publishes in September. Will this one resonate?

William Lowry, professor of political science in Arts & Sciences


Grand Canyon for Sale, by journalist Stephen Nash, is a wake-up call for anyone who cares about public lands, especially the U.S. national parks.

In carefully reported detail, Nash describes the numerous threats faced by federally managed lands from organizations with various economic interests. Others have posed similar warnings, but Nash provides urgency to the argument by documenting how such threats are enhanced by climate change and may be aggravated by the apparent intentions of the Trump Administration.

Read the full piece at ScienceMag.

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