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The Bears Ears Report
Tribal Commission on Bears Ears Declares Revocation of Monument Status Would Be Tragic Members of a newly formed tribal advisory commission for the Bears Ears National Monument reminded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a letter Friday that his agency must partner with them, and warned him that resci...
Bipartisan Effort to Expand Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Gathers Momentum in Congress
Bill to Expand Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Reintroduced The boundaries of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument could expand under a House bill. U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick a Democrat, has introduced the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Boundary Modification Act of 2013, and if approve...
Feds Recover Ancient Inscriptions Stolen from BLM Land
Feds Recover Ancient Inscriptions Petroglyph panels cut and chiseled off an eastern Sierra rock art site sacred to Native Americans have been recovered by federal investigators, U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials announced Thursday.The suspected thieves have not been identified and the investi...
The Black Mat (not) From Outer Space
The Black Mat (not) From Outer Space A giant cosmic collision with Earth and an asteroid or comet is now the leading culprit behind the mass extinction that ended the Age of Dinosaurs about 65 million years ago. However, there is much controversy regarding whether a cosmic explosion, or something el...
Strange Twist in the Now Discredited Clovis Comet Hypothesis
Strange Twist in the Story of the Now Discredited Clovis Comet Hypothesis A new look at the comet claim suggests all of these phenomena may be in play, apparently creating a peculiar bond of desperation as the theory came under increasing attack. Indeed, the team’s established scientists are so we...