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Avangrid’s Track Record in Maine

October 29, 2021 –New Mexicans are facing some potentially big changes when it comes to…

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NM Author William deBuys on Earth Care – and hope

October 22, 2021 –In his latest book, “The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering Earth in an Age of…

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People walking on a trail

Together for Brothers

October 15, 2021 – New Mexicans love to get outside and hit the hiking or…

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Dry cracking brown dirt ground

NM Ag Secretary Discusses Drought and Adaptation

September 24, 2021 – It’s been another challenging year for New Mexico’s farmers and ranchers, who…

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A group of firefighters with headlamps coordinate with each other next to a forest fire.

Fighting More Than Fire

Facing bigger blazes, longer hours and low pay, wildland firefighters ask Congress and federal agencies…

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A scientist in outdoor clothing prepares a large telescope on grass.

Connecting with New Mexico’s Dark Skies

September 10, 2021 – Although humans have added satellites, space shuttles, and airplanes to the dark…

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An overhead shot of the Rio Grande dried up.

Drought, Extreme Weather, and NM’s Hotter Climate

August 13, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus and…

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A black and white photo of a faucet gushing water into a sink.

Groundwater War: Reporters on the Challenges of Covering PFAS

New Mexico isn’t the only state trying to compel the U.S. military to clean up…

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A person chainsaws a tree body in the middle of a forest.

Community-Based Forest Management in Northern New Mexico

July 9, 2021 – This month on Our Land, Correspondent Laura Paskus visits the Carson…

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Two people in outdoor safety gear watch and discuss something off-frame.

Forests Under Siege

June 11, 2021 – This month marks the ten-year anniversary of the 2011 Las Conchas Fire, which burned 156,000…

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A pipette dips into a vial of algae.

The Return of Blue-Green Algae Blooms

May 14, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, we look back to…

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Overhead view of a dried up body of water, flanked by trees.

Look Up on Earth Day

April 23, 2021 – As the world celebrates Earth Day, environment correspondent Laura Paskus reflects…

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Elephant Butte during the day.

The Rio Grande’s Drier Future

April 9, 2021 – As the climate warms, arid regions like New Mexico will continue…

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Aerial view of trees and snowy ground.

Reconciling with the past through place and story

February 12, 2021 – Snap open a map and read the place names listed across…

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A platform sits in a shady area of a rocky structure.

Cochiti Pueblo Opposes Bandelier Bill

January 8, 2021 – Public lands in New Mexico hold different meanings for different people,…

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A bottle pours out a stream of water in front of a yellow-orange sky.

New Mexico’s Military Legacy & PFAS Contamination

December 25, 2020 – One of the other top stories of 2020 for us here…

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A body of water at sunrise, with cranes basking in the pool.

Our Land: Albuquerque’s Bosque

December 11, 2020 – In this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus travels…

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Groundwater War: Fort Wingate

November 13, 2020 –  NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with Our Land correspondent Laura Paskus…

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A Mexican Wolf standing on a snowy hill.

Wild Wolf Captured Near Angel Fire

01.27.23 – Brady McGee, Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,…

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NM’s Legislative Environmental Priorities

01.19.23 – Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus speaks with State Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa…

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The Rio Grande river with a little bit of water flowing down it.

Tracking the Rio Grande’s Snowpack

01.13.23 – In conversation with Our Land’s Laura Paskus, Angus Goodbody, a hydrologist with Water…

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What We Gain When We Protect Special Places

12.23.22 – When discussing the protection of special places or landscapes, we talk a lot…

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Chaco Canyon right before sunset;

Protecting Chaco requires a commitment from ‘all levels’

12.23.22 – For more than a decade, a coalition of Indigenous and environmental groups, along…

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What We Learned About Water in 2022

12.23.2022 – Stacy Timmons, Associate Director of Hydrogeology Programs at the New Mexico Bureau of…

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A picket sign that says "One Earth."

Upending the West’s Water Narratives

12.23.2022 – Andrew Curley is a professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Geography,…

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Mora fire.

Climate Change Impacts Hit Home for NMPBS

12.23.2022 – This summer, the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire destroyed hundreds of homes in northern…

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NM is ‘Losing the War’ on Climate, Fire & Flood

12.23.2022 – Across the West, communities are unprepared for wildfires and their full impact. Collin…

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New Task Force Targets Environmental Crimes

12.09.22 – The New Mexico Environment Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have launched…

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Chaco Canyon.

Beyond the Park: Industrialization of the Greater Chaco Landscape

12.02.22 – A portion of the Greater Chaco Landscape is protected within Chaco Culture National…

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Celebrating Albuquerque’s Bosque

11.26.2022 – This holiday weekend, we show our appreciation for one of New Mexico’s greatest…

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De Haven Solimon Chaffins poses with Laura Paskus for a picture on set with her artwork displayed on a screen behind them.

Radon Daughter Art Exhibit Reflects New Mexico’s Uranium Legacy

11.25.2022 – De Haven Solimon Chaffins grew up living with her grandparents on the Laguna…

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Elephant Butte during sunset.

Uncertainty Remains Despite Proposed Settlement in Interstate Water Lawsuit

11.18.22 – Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus speaks with an attorney from the Elephant…

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Ukraine War Makes it Harder to be a Nuclear ‘Dove’

11.11.2022 – The nonprofit Los Alamos Study Group has been tracking projects and plans at…

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Chaco Landscape in the eastern Navajo nation.

‘Status Quo’ Reigns When it Comes to Chaco Protections

10.21.2022 – On the eastern Navajo Nation, oil and gas development has affected the land,…

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An overview of the dry Rio Grande.

Without Rights, NM’s Rivers Can Come Up Empty

10.14.22 –In New Mexico, rivers lack rights to their own waters, which mean that when…

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Chaco Canyon right before sunset;

Protecting Chaco Requires Commitment From ‘All Levels’

10.07.22 – For more than a decade, a coalition of indigenous and environmental groups, along…

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