Bringing Nature Back to the Chicago Area

Ecological restoration has deep roots in the Midwest, where extraordinary community efforts have revived prairies, savannas, woodlands, and wetlands.

Christopher Johnson

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Embers of Abandonment

Following a big blaze, Sierra Leone’s chimpanzees must adapt to their new, scorched world.

Andrew Halloran

The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis

Despite our growing understanding of the climate crisis, we're still remarkably dependent on oil. This dependence sways US policy in the Middle East.

Michael T. Klare

Fighting for Animal Welfare on the Path Towards Animal Liberation

A conversation with Farm Sanctuary founder Gene Baur.

Aazan Ahmad

Trump Claims Environment Has Been Key Priority in White House Speech

The president touted his environmental record despite efforts to gut dozens of rules meant to safeguard air and water, stem the climate crisis.

Emily Holden The Guardian

Satellite Imagery Confirms Factory Farm Growth Is Major Cause of Lake Erie Algae Blooms

With the future of the Great Lake in question, environmental groups point to need for greater regulation of runoff from animal feeding operations.

Eric Sandy

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Summer 2019

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Bees, Bugs, and Our Future

Forty percent of insect species are critically endangered. And while many beneficial insects are struggling, some problematic pest species are thriving.

Anna Lappé

Scraping Carbon with Old Trees

Wild Heritage

Cyril Kormos

Blood-Thinning Rat Poisons Need to Be Strictly Regulated. A California Bill Aims to Do Just That.

AB 1788 advances in state senate; continues to face opposition from industry groups

Lisa Owens Viani

Saved by Safaris?

Luxury ecotourism has its problems, but it helps fill the yawning gap in funding required to protect some of Africa’s wildest places.

Morgan Trimble

As a Nation Slips Away

In Review: Anote’s Ark
Directed by Matthieu Rytz

Ed Rampell

What if We Covered the Climate Crisis Like We Did the Start of the Second World War?

In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same way.

Bill Moyers The Guardian

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