Hanging On
The fur trade has been surprisingly hard to stamp out. But the tide may be turning.
Zoe Loftus-Farren

Feature Articles

On Thin Ice

Will the Endangered Species Act survive the Trump administration?

Charles Pekow

Lost and Found

A team of cider makers, foragers, and orchardists are bringing forgotten apple varieties back from the past.

Julia Clancy

What’s Killing the Pink River Dolphin?

In the Brazilian Amazon, two veteran scientists are embroiled in a bitter feud over how to protect the endangered mammal.

Sophie Yeo

Mending the Staff of Life

We’ve been eating wheat for ten thousand years. Why has it suddenly started giving us trouble?

Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle

To Our Readers

Eyes Wide Shut

Why we should always fact-check our assumptions.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Digging Deeper

Food at the Heart of a Green New Deal

As bright minds dig into the details of this proposal, it’s critical to keep in mind the role of food production in the climate crisis.

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Rat Poison Is Owl Poison

Raptors Are The Solution

Lisa Owens Viani

Native Americans Are Saying No to Coal, and Yes to Solar

Covenant Solar Initiative

Chéri Faso Olf

1000 Words

A Layered Approach

1,000 Words - Richard Parrish

Zoe Loftus-Farren


Show the Beauty and the Heartbreak

Conversation: Steve Winter

Maureen Nandini Mitra

In Review

Anatomy of a Water Crisis

The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy by Anna Clark
Metropolitan Books, 2018, 320 pages

Christine Ro

Natural Symphony

The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things, Stories from Science and Observation
by Peter Wohlleben; Translated by Jane Billinghurst
Greystone Books, 2019, 272 pages

Melina Sempill Watts


Towards a Plastic-Free Future

How my art and love for the ocean inspired me to work on plastic pollution

Dianna Cohen

Talking Points

Talking Points: Spring 2019

News in Brief

Journal Staff