Goes The Neighborhood!
Atlanta, Georgia, is the fastest-growing city in the country, felling
50 acres of trees a day to make room for expanding suburbs. But in Cherokee
County, theyíre trying to rein in the bulldozers. Fen Montaigne shows how
Photographs by Mitch Epstein
The Plight of the
It took hundreds of years for the Junin grebe to evolve into a flightless
species. Now pollution threatens the one lake in the Andes the species
calls home. Where does a bird go when it has nowhere to run and no way
By Catherine Elton/Photographs by Steve Winter
Wildlife on Parade
Using a remote-control camera, Mike Sewell tried for three years to
photograph a mountain lion near San Francisco. What he got was even more
Text by Ken Brower
On the trail of
the ísang poachers
Wild American ginseng can fetch as much as $500 a pound in Asia. No
wonder ginseng and other threatened herbs, such as goldenseal, are disappearing
at an alarming rate from our forests.
By Joel Bourne
Photographs by Max Aguilera-Hellweg
Dark Side of Light
Light pollution is a growing threat to our
birds and wildlife. Worse, it may even increase cancer rates in humans.
By Joe Bower/Photographs by Iñaki Relanzón
A Little Bit of Wild
Like most of us, editor Lisa Gosselin has a personal reason for caring
The Audubon View
Taking Audubonís culture of conservation to the diverse communities
across the country.
By John Flicker
A return to Sand County offers clues on global warming; pulling the
plug on water sales; an inlander takes aim at devastation of the deep.
Edited by David Seideman
Movers of the Earth
Beavers are back, 10 million strong. Across America, natureís premier
water engineers are making waves.
By David Lukas
Jan Lundberg tore up his driveway to plant a garden. Is Highway 101
By Laird Harrison
A Killing at Dawn
A mother wolf and a mother elk face off as new life meets sudden death
in Yellowstoneís vibrant spring.
By Ted Kerasote
Motorizing Public Land
Ted Williams sounds off on the problem with ORVs.
Sense of Place
Kingdom of Beasts
Visit North Carolinaís Outer Banks with Donovan Webster.
The Geese That Came in From The Wild
Jack Hope answers the eternal question: Where did all these darn Canada
geese come from?
Soilís Dirty Little Secrets
Is there danger lurking under your feet?
By Lee Reich
Carolyn Shea tells you how to get rid of pigeon pests, whatís wrong
with one-eyed frogs, and where bird names come from.
Floating a flood plan in Minnesota; Hazel Wolf remembered; kids saving
birds, from Mexico to Montana.
Edited by Gretel H. Schueller
How the Human Mind (Mis)understands Nature
Nuggets from Gould and other new gems.
By Christopher Camuto
Spring bursts forth, and creatures from baby bison to woodpeckers stretch
to greet the new season.
By Ted Williams
In the Wild
Cheetahs Sometimes Prosper
A safari guideís exclusive view.
Photo by Mark Ross/By Les Line