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    UK DEVELOPS ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS

    When the United Kingdom ratified the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, it was taking a lead from continental Europe. This ratification demonstrated a high level of government awareness of environmental issues that is more akin to that of Britain's nearest neighbors than to that of its wartime ally, the United States.

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    RUSTIC CABIN ESSENCE

    During the Great Depression of the 1930s, The Civilian Conservation Corps built countless structures in U.S. state and national parks, providing jobs to unemployed youth. Many of these bridges, benches, and cabins were designed and documented by Albert H. Good, consulting architect for the National Park Service. His goal was to present structures that "appear to be a part of their settings." During this 70th anniversary year of the CCC, we look back at some of his classic cabin designs. Editor

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