Cougars have made a comeback. But conflicts with humans are on the rise, putting their fate in jeopardy.
Noah Marcel Sudarsky
Fairway to Heaven
Exploring the abandoned golf courses of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Jacques LeslieRobert Dawson
Home on the Range
On the Alberta Prairie, Ranchers Are Finding Ways to Coexist with the Grizzlies in their Midst
In India, One Man Is Keeping Alive Hundreds of Varieties of Heirloom Rice
Trouble in Paradise
Hawaiians Push Back Against Big Ag
Maureen Nandini Mitra
To Our Readers
A Hopeful Tail
One afternoon last summer I was hiking in the hills above Berkeley, California with a friend and talking – as it just so happened – about the nature of wildness when my companion stopped and point...
Environment vs Equity. A Fake Choice
As he begins his last few years in office, President Obama is finally addressing the worsening inequality in this country. In his State of the Union speech, he declared: “Inequality has deepened. Up...
Earth Island Reports
Bay Localize Internships
Helping Youth Map Their Future as Leaders
Corrine Van Hook
Sustainable World Coalition 2014
We’re All in this Together
Vinit Allen and Steve Motenko
The Killing Fields
A federal agency, shrouded in mystery and free of accountability, that exists for the sole purpose of killing hundreds of thousands of wild animals each year? Such an agency couldn’t operate in the ...
Portrait of a Landscape
Of all the legislation passed by the US Congress, the Wilderness Act of 1964 is among the most eloquent. The law is distinguished by its poetic definition of a wild place: “A wilderness, in contrast...
Are There Limits to Limits?
It’s a debate that’s been with us at least since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution: Is economic growth sustainable, or at some point will we run up against resource scarcities? In its crudest ...
Countdown Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? By Alan Weisman Little Brown, 2013, 513 pages
Kick Waste Off Campus
Every spring, college campuses across the country are faced with a deluge of waste as students moving out for the summer discard thousands of unwanted items. Furniture, electronics, school supplies, c...
Alex Freid and Brett Chamberlin
Local News from All Over : Spring 2014
Around the World
Four Wheels Bad, Two Wheels Good
Some good news: Bicycling is hot. In many cities, a bike is a must-have accessory for hipsters, while in the ‘burbs spandex-clad weekend warriors rule the roads as they imitate the Tour de France. M...