Darryl Fears

Washington Post

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Darryl Fears is a national environmental reporter for the Washington Post.

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Teddy Roosevelt's legacy of 400 national parks may be "America's best idea," but some two-dozen national monuments are another matter.

Are national monuments on the chopping block?

Teddy Roosevelt's legacy of 400 national parks may be "America's best idea," but some two-dozen national monuments are another matter.

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The National Parks have been called "America's best idea" but, on their hundredth anniversary, they're faced with troubling questions.

The National Park Service celebrates 100 years

The National Parks have been called "America's best idea" but, on their hundredth anniversary, they're faced with troubling questions.

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Ivory is a beloved item, used since the start of the nation in pianos, knife handles and furniture. Now it's become a big enough business to threaten species extinction.

Nearly All Sales of Elephant Ivory Are a Crime

Ivory is a beloved item, used since the start of the nation in pianos, knife handles and furniture. Now it's become a big enough business to threaten species extinction.

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