by FLS, Wed Dec 24, 2008 at 11:30:03 AM EST
Proof that there alternative ways to tree hugging. I always wondered why some environmental groups don't put their money where their mouth is. I know I'm assuming they have money in the first place, but I see efforts in Brazil/South America where groups buy up pieces of land to protect it.
This smart /brave student took his knowledge of the system and used it against the evil doers. A Utah college student Tim DeChristopher took matters into his own hands, when he decided he could more effective as a bidder inside, than a protester outside. As a result of his actions he purchased 22000 acres of scenic land quite possibly delaying their use by Bushesco
land right around Arches National Park and in Labyrinth Canyon and Mineral Point