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January/February 2014

January/February 2014

Billy Long, 14,000 feet up Mt. Denali.
Photo by HUDSON HENRY

FEATURES

TO THE MOUNTAINTOP
A team of black climbers tackles North America's highest peak.
BRITTANY JOHNSON

SECOND SIGHT
Trevor Thomas went blind at age 36. He responded by hiking 18,000 miles.
JAKE ABRAHAMSON

ALL IN
If we commit, America's electrical grid will be free of fossil fuels by 2030.
MICHAEL BRUNE

FRACTURED
Some Coloradans fight like hell to stop fracking. Others want to secede and drill away.
NATALYA SAVAKA


DEPARTMENTS

SPOUT
Bagging the Denali story

LETTERS
What our readers have to say

CREATE
Occupy the Sierra Club

ENJOY
Five foods that are killing the planet
Home aquafarm
BYO bag

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REPURPOSE
Chopsticks into a vase
Tie into a cellphone sleeve

ESCAPE
Fenyan Ecolodge, Jordan

ASK MR. GREEN
How 6 pounds of gasoline becomes 20 pounds of CO2

ACT
Plant more weeds

EXPLORE
Hiking the Haute Route in Switzerland

GRAPPLE
Some scorched forests are gone for good
Critter: Tassled wobbegong
Infographic: Your laptop outconsumes the average Haitian
Up to Speed

INNOVATE
Super-efficient solar

SURVIVE
Lost in the snow with an infant. Now what?

COMFORT ZONE
Shipping container hideaway

MIXED MEDIA
Knives, forks, and apps

BULLETIN
• Giving marine animals a voice
• Remembering Phillip Berry

LAST WORDS
Doppelgängers


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