The Good Neighbor | New Mexico Magazine

Immersed in northern New Mexico culture, author William deBuys has emerged as one of the region’s strongest storytellers, conservationists, and defenders.

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Nuevo Mexico Profundo Interview Series: William deBuys

We present an interview by Frank Graziano with William deBuys, as part of an oral biography project conducted by Nuevo Mexico Profundo, gathering a cross section of personalities and histories from New Mexico.

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Trail to Kanjiroba | Kirkus Reviews

DeBuys brings many of the most appealing attributes of memoir and travel and nature writing to bear on humanity’s most significant existential crisis. In 61 brief chapters, which read like travel journal entries, deBuys weaves together geological and evolutionary histories and studies of the planet’s peoples and biodiversity within the context of his participation with the Nomads Clinic, which provides medical care to communities in Nepal’s remote Upper Dolpo region....  A pleasing ray of positivity regarding the planet’s present and future.

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Vernon Bailey and the Pecos High Country

eNewMexican.com, May 21, 2021

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Washing Feet in Dolpo

The American Scholar, June 7, 2021

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Mountain and Prairie

William deBuys – Sage of the Southwest

Mountain and Prairie’s podcast interview of William deBuys, renowned writer and conservationist, who is known as one of the most influential thinkers in the modern-day American West. October, 2019.

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Orion

Together Apart is an Orion web series of letters from isolation. The third conversation is a series of emails between Pulitzer Prize finalist author William deBuys (A Great Aridness, The Last Unicorn, The Walk) and bestselling author and fly-fisherman David James Duncan (The Brothers K, The River Why, My Story as Told by Water). April, 2020.

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The New York Times

The ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Crowd Wants Access to this Arctic Reserve, July 18, 2019

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How to Hijack an Election

TomDispatch, January 19, 2017

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Letter to America

Terrain.org, Jan. 3, 2017

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This Land Is Our Land

The Guardian, May 18, 2016

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The Colorado

A Murat Eyuboglu film, inspired by deBuys’s 1999 book Salt Dreams. deBuys is credited as co-screen writer (with Eyuboglu) and lyricist. the concert version debuted on April 12, 2016 in Houston followed by a May 18, 2016 performance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The film’s screening schedule is at www.projectcolorado.com.

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Entering the Mega-Drought Era in America

TomDispatch, August 16, 2015

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Sticking It Out

Colorado Plateau Advocate Magazine, Spring 2015

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A Global War on Nature

TomDispatch, March 15, 2015

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Love Affair in the Back Country

TomDispatch, September 28, 2014

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Never Again Enough

TomDispatch, July 31, 2013

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The Drying of the West

LA Times, July 30, 2013

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Hotter and Dryer: Life in 21st-Century Southern California

Lecture at California State University, Fullerton, March 20, 2013

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Phoenix’s Too Hot Future

LA Times, March 14, 2013

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Exodus from Phoenix

TomDispatch, March 14, 2013

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New Mexico Land Conservancy honors noted conservationist

Santa Fe New Mexican, October 12, 2012

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The West in Flames

TomDispatch, July 24, 2012

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Interview with Renee Montagne

Drought Affects Large Swaths Of U.S.

Morning Edition, July 20, 2012

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Interview with Ari Phillips

Author William deBuys On Climate Change In The Southwest

ThinkProgress, July 16, 2012

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