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Feature Articles

The Bucks Stop Here

Inside Staten Island’s unorthodox deer-control effort.

Ted Williams

Resisting the Spread

Nutella’s growing threat to traditional Italian farming is facing pushback.

Sofia Cherici Images by Federico Ambrosini

A New Job for Old Forests

A growing movement wants mature forests like the Shawnee to capture carbon.

Randall Hyman


What fungi — and the people who love them — can teach us about community.

Douglas Bierend

To Our Readers

Fuel for the Winter

Ideas, community, and connection help build power, and foster joy.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

The Long Game

Reparative Gestures

Sometimes an intention to do better, or even just see better, can help with healing.

Carolyn Finney

Earth Island Reports

If You Build It, They Will Come!

Oyster balls, bags, and blocks make up a new reef along San Francisco waterfront.

Casey Harper

Keeping Schools Cool

We need a paradigm shift — and trees —to help children through the climate crisis.

Alejandra Chiesa and Sharon Danks

1000 Words

Portraits of Decay and Recovery

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater installations are a reminder of life’s fragility — and endurance.

Will McCarthy


Open-Source Green Space

Atypical forester Shubhendu Sharma creates woodlands in unexpected places.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

In Review

Our Tenuous Boundaries

In Review: How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures

Ashia Ajani

How Humans Use the Animal World

In Review: Between Light and Storm: How We Live with Other Species

Elisa Shoenberger


Let Out Your Inner Leader

We all have a place in the race to save our planet, says Brower Youth Awardee Lauren Ejiaga.

Lauren U.C. Ejiaga

Talking Points

Talking Points: Winter 2023

News in Brief

Journal Staff