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Environmental Evolution: In the words of the poet, things change -- and when it comes to environmentalism, there's one word to describe the industry's approach to 40 years of change: Evolution.

Climate Change Commentary: Instead of continuous verbal jousting, the global climate debate needs reason, research and science. (Note: An edited story was printed in AAPG's February EXPLORER.)

Teacher of the Year: An eighth grade earth science teacher in Castle Rock, Colo., is selected as AAPG's National Earth Science Teacher of the Year.

Spindletop Recalled: A century of oil-driven energy is celebrated at Spindletop as thousands of people -- including a former U.S. president and a still-active, legendary wildcatter -- remember the day when it all began.

Business Side of Geology:
Estimating 101

DOE debuts RTZ: What could be more timely than the debut of a new technique that brings an improved, safer and lower-cost way to pull more natural gas out of marginal fields?

A Closer Look: West Africa continues to be a hot exploration province--and recent regional deep water discoveries there rank among the world's largest finds.

Tour Time: AAPG's Distinguished Lecture program goes global this month, with two speakers making international tours.

 New Book

 Wildcat Recollections

 Annual Meeting (Denver) Update

The historic oil field photo on top is how Pioneer and Funkville, Pa., looked in 1867 -- and next to it, how it looks today. Explorationists have learned that society's norms dictate how the industry should approach environmental responsibility and reclamation
Top photo courtesy of Paul Giddens, reprinted by permission of Princeton University Press. "Today" view courtesy of Samuel T. Pees.

DEG SEMINAR on Environmental Planning Set March 6

 

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