volume 33 no 2
Here are some stats on the rewilding of the US Southwest’s Mexican gray wolves – the most endangered mammal in North America – that have been rattling around in my mind for the past few days:
- 1998 – 2002: 110 captive-born wolves released in the wild, 58 removed from the wild to captive facilities;
- 2003 – 2007: 68 released and 84 removed;
- 2008 – 2013: 19 released, 17 removed.
This, dear readers, is what rewilding looks like, US Fish and Wildlife …more
- Recovery Roadblocks
- Is the federal agency in charge of saving the Mexican wolf keeping it from thriving?
- Citizens Afield
- The promise of citizen science lies not only in its contributions to research, but also in its ability to transform our relationships with the natural world.
- March of the Armyworm
- Across Africa, a new invasive pest is damaging crops at an alarming rate – and it might soon go global.
- Feedback: Letters and Emails
- Talking Points: Local News from All Over
- Digging Deeper: Big Soda’s Sneaky Tactic Undermining Democracy
- Earth Island Reports: Planetary Health through Veterinary Care
- Ecovet Global
- Earth Island Reports: Protecting the Pacific Remote Islands from Trump
- IMMP / EII Advocates / Shark Stewards
- Stories: Lobo 1676
- 1,000 Words: Fantastical Flora
- Sarah Misra
- Stories: Learning from Death
- Roadkill can be a valuable resource for researchers seeking to understand the behaviors of creatures great and small.
- Conversation: There’s No Place for Pessimism
- Ralph Nader
- In Review: It’s Not the Trees That Need Saving
- The Overstory
By Richard Powers
WW Norton & Company, 2018, 512 pages
- Voices: Aligning My Life with Nature
- Stories: Leave No Worker Behind
- Will the just transition movement survive mainstream adoption?
- In Review: In Search of a World Done Differently
- Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road
By Kate Harris
Dey Street Books, 2018, 299 pages