We’re all familiar with the great names of science — the pioneers who made a vital breakthrough possible with their hard work and vision. It’s less common in today’s world to learn about individuals making those advances. More typically, it’s a team effort including hundreds of researchers contributing from around the world.
Trump this week shrunk Bears Ears National Monument in Utah by 85 percent of its original size. Several Southwest tribal nations say their protests fell on deaf ears, and they are suing the government.
Navajo Nation officials have confirmed they plan to seek legal action against President Donald Trump’s administration over the decision to downsize the Bears Ears National Monument. The land is considered sacred by many tribal members in the region.