Caring for Cacti
The illicit global trade in one the most threatened taxa of life reveals how similar passions animate both collectors and conservationists
Jared D. Margulies

Feature Articles

Stalking the Jaguar Trade in Suriname

Is this small, densely forested country the new hub for transnational criminal networks trafficking jaguar “glue” to Asia?

Santiago Wills

Anti-Trans, Anti-Climate

Right-wing attacks on body sovereignty are rooted in the same ideologies that perpetuate violence against the Earth.

Sage Agee

The Republic of Cows

When habitat loss is one of the biggest issues facing wild animals, why has Alaska given an uninhabited, remote island to feral cattle?

Jude Isabella

A Fundamental Right

Green amendments could be a game changer for climate litigation.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

To Our Readers

Age of Fire

Our world has been radically altered by capitalism and our appetite for fossil fuels.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

The Long Game

The Price of Truth-Telling

Seeing a thing and saying a thing, especially about who we are as people in this place at this time, is a risky business.

Carolyn Finney

Earth Island Reports

Meet the 2023 Brower Youth Award Winners

From building food sovereignty to mobilizing for orca conservation, young people are stepping up to lead the environmental movement.

Journal Staff

Coffee Rangers

With tourism slumping during the pandemic, a ranger exchange program in Nicaragua made a major pivot — to an organic café.

Jeff and Kate Zylland

1000 Words

Chasing Mother Nature

Trailer McQuilkin wants to bring your attention to our spectacular native wildflowers.

Zoe Loftus-Farren


Community Care in a Troubled World

It’s critical that we name the existential crisis that we are in, and relearn our interconnectedness, says Susanne Moser.

Laurie Mazur

In Review

Ruminations on Kinship

In Review: The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year

Elisa Shoenberger

Revolutionary Management

In Review: The Making of the Northwest Forest Plan

Betsy L. Howell


Safeguarding Hope

As a climate advocate, holding a Seven Generations perspective is both a challenge and a gift, says Kahea Pacheco.

Kahea Pacheco

Talking Points

Climate and Environmental News In Brief: Autumn 2023

News in Brief

Journal Staff