A single aspen, thought to be the largest living organism on Earth, offers a message of diversity, resilience, and sustainability. It’s up to us to heed its message and avert its decline.
Paul C. Rogers
Vast Coalition Calls on Biden to Impose National Moratorium on Water Shutoffs
More than 600 environmental, rights and religious groups to present draft order amid widespread shutoffs despite pandemic.
Nina LakhaniThe Guardian
Growing Climate Resiliency
North-South collaboration models bio-intensive agriculture and fosters women’s leadership.
Godliver Businge and Suzanne York
Big Cat Public Safety Act Reintroduced in House
Animal welfare advocates hope that recent enforcement actions against Tiger King personalities will help push through the bill, which seeks to ban cub petting operations and trade in big cats.
Tragedy of the Commodified
Conversation: Jennifer Telesca, author of Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna
The Road to the Capitol Went Through Malheur
There’s a clear connection between this week’s attempted coup and a decades-old conflict over federal control of public land in the American West.
Maureen Nandini Mitra
Experiments in Coexistence
In southwest Oregon, ranchers, agencies, and conservation groups are working together to reduce wolf-livestock conflicts.
The Little Fern That Could
Azolla once pulled trillions of tons of carbon dioxide from our atmosphere. Does this ancient, unassuming plant have more tricks up its sleeve?
Light at the End of the Tunnel
Perhaps there will be a world like the one we already envisioned, one in which glaciers and kindness, wildness and refuge, pikas and civil liberties, can survive.
Ireland Stepping Up Climate Action Following Court Ruling
New climate commitments follow finding that the country’s climate action plan fell far short of requirements.
Africa’s Pandemic-fueled Conservation Crisis
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has exposed long-standing weaknesses in how we protect African wilderness and species. But it has also given us an opportunity to vastly improve our approach to these urgent challenges.
Rachel NuwerPeter Chadwick (photographs)
Alaska’s Salmon Are Shrinking
Pacific salmon are returning to freshwater smaller and younger than they used to.