Lynda Mapes

Seattle Times

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Lynda Mapes is an environment reporter for the Seattle Times and the author of Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak.

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Lynda Mapes is an environmental reporter with the  Seattle Times .

Climate change as told by one tree

Lynda Mapes is an environmental reporter with the Seattle Times .

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This week, Energy Transfer Partners resumed construction on the North Dakota Access Pipeline, which had been on hold since December.

The battle over Access Pipeline continues

This week, Energy Transfer Partners resumed construction on the North Dakota Access Pipeline, which had been on hold since December.

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A victory — or not victory — in Standing Rock, North Dakota.

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A victory — or not victory — in Standing Rock, North Dakota.

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