James Lyons

former Deputy Assistant Secretary Of Lands And Minerals at the Department of Interior under President Obama

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At the recent G7 summit, world leaders raised alarms at the burning of the Amazon rainforest, which conservationists call the lungs of the earth.

Trump wants to open Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging

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