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Rocky Kistner
Rocky Kistner has been a reporter and video producer for more than 20 years, working for news organizations including ABC News, the Center for Investigative Reporting, American Public Media, and PBS Frontline.
Stories by Rocky Kistner
October 16, 2014
Not everyone was happy when wolves returned to Yellowstone (the deer, for one), but the place is better with them there.
October 7, 2014
INVASIVES WEEK: Not the lobster! Alien green crabs are gobbling up Maine’s seafood industry.
September 29, 2014
A traditional Mediterranean delicacy kills hundreds of thousands of songbirds each autumn. A new documentary goes on the hunt for the bird trappers.
September 5, 2014
BP’s 'willful misconduct' caused the 2010 Gulf spill, a federal judge rules—one day after a company spokesman blamed the media for exaggerating its impact. In the bayou, it's cold comfort.
August 21, 2014
A Native American community stands up to a giant iron-ore mine.
August 12, 2014
Meet the hometown activist fighting for a community surrounded by oil refineries and facing the threat of Keystone XL.
August 6, 2014
As climate causes a Caribbean lake to swell, farmers flee their lands—but have nowhere else to go.
July 16, 2014
A new video series that depicts Americans living on the front lines of climate change zooms in on one of our favorite vacation spots.
June 5, 2014
Even in a community whose most famous building is literally made out of coal, leaders are seeking a new way forward.
November 6, 2009
On Oct 12, military veterans of Operation Free boarded two large biodiesel buses in two different states to begin a historic journey crisscrossing the country to talk to citizens, political leaders and fellow veterans about... read more >
October 26, 2009
  After marching through more than 30 cities and towns in 12 states and the District of Columbia, the southern bus of the Veterans for American Power Tour criss-crossed the Sunshine State this weekend to convince people that... read more >
October 24, 2009
It's not everyday that the commander in chief recognizes your actions in a major speech to the nation. But that's exactly what happened yesterday, and the ex-service members aboard the southern bus of the Veterans For... read more >
October 23, 2009
With sunshine pouring down like liquid gold, veterans of Alpha bus continued their push south, making stops in Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, SC and Columbia, SC. News cameras and supporters welcomed the members of the Veterans... read more >
October 22, 2009
Today the Veterans for American Power tour continues it's southern swing deeper into the land of Dixie. Over the past several days, we've traveled from West Virginia to Washington DC, and then headed south all the way to... read more >