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When State Pride Meets Population Growth

August 9th, 2016

In 1976, Denver declined the honor of hosting the Olympics. Unheard of, I know. In an effort to keep Denver intact as its low-key self, citizens decided to opt out of this chance at international fame. This act did very little to curb the long-term flocks of people who found their new home at the base of the Rocky Mountains. In recent decades, Colorado’s front range has experienced almost exponential population growth. With an expected population of 7.8 million by 2040, the state will undoubtedly continue to attract the masses. This influx is partially responsible for the economic success and... Read More

Coyote-Wolf Hybrids Flourishing Across United States

January 19th, 2015

  Throughout the ages as human society has developed our planet and conquered new frontiers, people brought with them all sorts of things.  Including other species. Anthropogenic development has allowed other species to inhabit places once not accessible to them by riding on the metaphorical coattails of humanity.  In fact white-nose syndrome, which continues to devastate bat populations across North America, arrived in North America on the actual bottom of someone’s shoe that the person had worn spelunking.  Invasive species can cause no major issue for their new environments but can... Read More