Back Into the Wild
Can a pioneering bonobo rehabilitation project serve as a blueprint for community-driven conservation in Central Africa?
Christopher Clark

Feature Articles

The Long Run Home

A vanishing tribe, a critically-endangered fish, and the race to pull them back from the brink.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Deep Impact

Mapping the ocean floor could put undersea creatures at risk.

Adrienne Bernhard

The Way of the Canoe

The age-old watercraft has drawn generations to the wilderness and nurtured their love for it.

Mark Neužil


For the penguins of the Patagonian desert, climate change looks like too much water, too soon.

To Our Readers

Proceed with Caution

The history of human exploration is simultaneously one of wonder and learning, and of pain, suffering, and extinction.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Digging Deeper

Drops in the Bucket

Coral reef die offs; “bomb cyclones” and historic wildfire blazes from the easternmost United States to the Pacific coast; Arctic ice melting faster than models predicted. Persistent bigotry in th...

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Writing for the Trees

Public Lands Media

George Wuerthner

Where to Travel in 2018

Ethical Traveler

Natalie Lefevre, Karen Blansfield, Molly Blakemore, and Jeff Greenwald

Expanding Our Community

New Earth Island Projects

Journal Staff

1000 Words

Inner Beauty

Arie van ‘t Riet

Zoe Loftus-Farren


‘Love Is a Force for Change’

Conversation: Gina Lopez

Zoe Loftus-Farren

In Review

Culture Clash in the Hinterlands

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
By Nate Blakeslee

Gerry Wingenbach

No Easy Fix

The Extinction Market: Wildlife Trafficking and How to Counter It. By Vanda Felbab-Brown

Christine Ro


In Service of Climate Justice

Five years ago, I had to make a choice: to sit and watch as my community recovered from Superstorm Sandy, or use a difficult moment as motivation to step up and act.

Dineen O’Rourke

Talking Points

Talking Points : Spring 2018

News in Brief

Journal Staff