Blood Sport
The fight to end the indiscriminate killing of countless wild animals for entertainment and money in the United States.
Kim Frank Images by Filipe DeAndrade

Feature Articles

Water Gap

Most Indian reservations do not have enforceable water quality standards — a regulatory hole that leaves tribes vulnerable to serious environmental pollution.

Jack Darrell


“If I didn’t get into animals and the environment, I’d have either died in the streets or been locked up for life.”

Rodney Stotts Kate Pipkin

Tech to the Rescue?

New technologies are helping investigators track down wildlife traffickers and poachers, but they also raise some troubling ethical concerns.

Eric Freedman


What are we hurting when we take something from nature home?

Paula Carter

To Our Readers

The Opposite of a Gun is Life Itself

Gun culture, White supremacy, and ecofascism have no place in today’s environmental movement.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

The Long Game

Love Notes

By sharing our love of Nature, we can call each other into a better relationship with the Earth and with each other.

Carolyn Finney

Earth Island Reports

Seeds to the People

Access to nutrient-dense, local food starts with access to locally grown seeds.

Rhianna Simes

Taking on Big Timber

In Malaysian Borneo, local communities are fighting to safeguard their land from logging in the face of corporate intimidation.

Fiona McAlpine and Jettie Word

1000 Words

Not Just a Pretty Picture

Mandy Barker’s beautiful images reveal a shocking truth about our disposable lifestyles.

Zoe Loftus-Farren


We Should Reframe the Climate Discourse

The biggest challenge of our times could be “framed as us trying to create something beautiful,” says climber Alex Honnold.

Jonathan Shipley

In Review

Beauty of Power

In Review: Power in the Wild: The Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Ways Animals Strive for Control over Others

Leah Campbell

A Park of Contradictions

In Review: Saving Yellowstone: Exploration and Preservation in Reconstruction America

Elisa Shoenberger


Unjust Transition

I am one of tens of thousands of renewable energy workers without a voice on the job.

Crystal McCoy

Talking Points

Talking Points: Summer 2022

News in Brief

Journal Staff