Protecting natural systems, their habitat and biodiversity, is the best strategy we have of building a future society that continues prosperously in an uncertain global climate. Our single paradigm should focus on striking a balance between natural resource extraction and replenishment, between restoration and replenishment.

Desert Protection Bill 2015

Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced the California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act of 2015. It is her intent that Congress will enact this legislation this year. Senator Feinstein’s new bill will: designate 400,000 acres as wilderness. Passage of the new desert protection bill means these lands can never be developed, mined, or otherwise disturbed. […]