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Table of Contents: July/August 2012


Cover: A biker's reflection (inverted) on a multiuse trail in Sedona, Arizona
Photo by DAN BARHAM

AT HOME IN A HOLE IN THE ROCK
From ancient cliff dwellers to cowboys to modern hikers, everyone craves a good cave.
MICHAEL ENGELHARD

THE LAST OF THE SOUTHWEST
A mountain biker discovers the veiled beauty of New Mexico's Otero Mesa.
PETER FRICK-WRIGHT

MONUMENTAL PLACES
Hey, Mr. President: Save these treasures!

TWO WHEELS, NOT FOUR
Gear for getting out of your gas-guzzler.
MICHAEL FRANK

PIRATES OF THE RAINFOREST
Hunting moss poachers in the Olympic Peninsula.
GREGG BLEAKNEY

FRACTURED LIVES
The detritus of Pennsylvania's natural gas boom.
EDWARD HUMES


DEPARTMENTS

SPOUT
Bikes: the symbol of all that's right with the world

LETTERS
What our readers have to say

CREATE
Want relief from gas pain? Treat the disease, not the symptoms

REPURPOSE
How to make a kitchenware lamp

ENJOY
º Bottled beverages with soul
º Natalie Coughlin, gold-medal gardener
º Ecofriendly travel gear
º Heirloom bloom

SMILE
How to beat zoo human syndrome

ASK MR. GREEN
What's the greenest car?

GRAPPLE
º Can I see your ID?
New state laws disenfranchise environmental voters
º Graphic: The universe of oil
º Woe Is Us: The fungal threat
º Greenwashing Golf
º Critter: The sock gremlin
º On the One Hand . . .
Pluses and minuses of car exhaust
º Next Big Thing: Will shredded newspaper save the planet?
º Up to Speed

ACT
Gardening in the shadow of Chevron

EXPLORE
Beni River, Bolivia

ESCAPE
Poland's forest primeval

SURVIVE
Lost in the wild with teens. Now what?

INNOVATE
Energy from the abyss

MIXED MEDIA
South Florida's rich stew

COMFORT ZONE
Maximizing sunlight in Syracuse

BULLETIN
º The bee lady
º Nature therapy for teen refugees

LAST WORDS
Lance Armstrong, invertebrate


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