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Public Lands No More?

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A recent editorial in the New York Times addresses the issue of the selling off of public lands - noting that of the 640 million acres of public land only about a third is protected against commercial development. The rest is multi-use land leased for logging, grazing, hard-rock mining, and oil and gas development. Interested in the argument to save these natural spaces? Check out this article.