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Table of Contents: November/December 2012


Cover: Aaliyah, Ayona, and Zayda Hernandez near their Moapa, Nevada home.

FEATURES

THE COST OF COAL
Coal power is cheap. That's because these people are paying the price.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY AMI VITALE/PANOS PICTURES | TEXT BY STEVE HAWK

MY BIG BACKYARD
Skiing the length of Vermont on the 300-mile Catamount Trail.
LEATH TONINO

PLUGGED IN
Electric vehicles are good for the planet and fun to drive.
REED McMANUS

UP ON THE FARM
Tar paper gives way to crops on New York City's rooftops.
DAVID FERRIS

COLD COMFORT
Gear to keep you cozy while snow camping.
MICHAEL FRANK


DEPARTMENTS

SPOUT
Coal's fallout, unfiltered

LETTERS
What our readers have to say

CREATE
Your piece of America

ENJOY
Spices of life
Maggie Q, shark hugger
Born-again gifts from around the world

REPURPOSE
Tennis racket into an end table

ASK MR. GREEN
Least bad home heater?

ACT
Soccer-powered light

EXPLORE
Olympic National Park, Washington

PONDER
Confessions of a beachcomber

GRAPPLE
Jobs gone With the Wind
Critter: Greater Sage Grouse
Graphic: Where the Jobs Are
Gender Bender
Vegan Ticks
Woe Is Us
Up to Speed

MIXED MEDIA
When wildlife and people collide

SURVIVE
You're snow camping and your boots freeze. Now what?

COMFORT ZONE
Home, sweet houseboat

BULLETIN
• Mississippi Rose takes back the land
• Award-winning activists

LAST WORDS
McTree


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