The faux-frontier world of manufactured deer and canned hunting in Texas.
James William Gibson

Feature Articles

In the City, A Jungle Revives

A once-emptied woodland In the heart of Rio de Janeiro is filling up again.

Bernardo Araujo

Saved by Safaris?

Luxury ecotourism has its problems, but it helps fill the yawning gap in funding required to protect some of Africa’s wildest places.

Morgan Trimble

A Tale of Three Weasels

How biologists are trying to ensure that wolverines, fishers, and martens have a future in Washington.

Paula MacKay

The Potato Guardians

In the Peruvian Andes, Indigenous potato farmers are working with researchers to develop climate-smart spuds.

Camille von Kaenel

To Our Readers

Hold Some, Lose Some

As the ecological crisis unfolds around us, we need to let go of traditions and practices that have brought us to this state in the first place.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Digging Deeper

Bees, Bugs, and Our Future

Forty percent of insect species are critically endangered. And while many beneficial insects are struggling, some problematic pest species are thriving.

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Scraping Carbon with Old Trees

Wild Heritage

Cyril Kormos

Using Trash to Clean Up Trash

Alter Terra

Oscar Romo

1000 Words

A Meditation on Ownership

1000 Words: Pamela Pitt

Zoe Loftus-Farren


Rooting for Humanity

Conversation: Barry Lopez (Jan 6, 1945-Dec 25, 2020)

Christopher McLeod

In Review

As a Nation Slips Away

In Review: Anote’s Ark
Directed by Matthieu Rytz

Ed Rampell

Can Animals Feel?

In Review: Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves,
by Frans de Waal; W. W. Norton & Company, 2019

Austin Price


Reject Partisan Divides

'The Sunrise Movement has expanded the climate change conversation and it has given me an unprecedented sense of hope.'

Lily Gardner

Talking Points

Talking Points: Summer 2019

News in Brief

Journal Staff