Environmental lessons learned early can make a lifelong difference.
By David Seideman
Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is less about
meeting energy needs than about what we value as a society.
By John Flicker
Marine reserves: blueprint for saving the world's oceans?; tribute to
a bird man; the dark side of wildlife tracking; a new, high-tech weapon
against polluters; and more.
Edited by Keith Kloor
Of Salt and Seabirds
Kicking off a series on Refuges in Crisis. First up: the Salton Sea National
Wildlife Refuge, in southern California.
By Mark Wheeler
West Virginia's coal companies are flattening the state's rugged terrain,
and nothing, it seems, can stop them.
By Ted Williams
The wondrous singing of humpbacks is more complex than any non-human vocalization
By Annick Smith
Seasonal sights and sounds, from roaring "leopards" to quail
By Ted Williams
The Secrets of Fire
Although wildfire has always exerted a powerful hold on us, we are only
beginning to fathom its mysteries.
By Susan J. Tweit
Dawn of a New Lawn
Ditch the mower and chemicals, and make more of your yard than grass.
By Andy Wasowski
Electric eels, the Internet and paper use, and bald eagles' domestic habits.
By Carolyn Shea
Winning a 15-year battle to save an undammed stretch of the Columbia River;
sweet-and-sour in Vermont.
On Wolves, Ospreys, and This Old World
Wolves move east; a season spent with ospreys; an essential annual.
By Christopher Camuto
The world has 2,000 kinds of mantids, from reverential to cannibalistic.
Photo by Carl D. Walsh
By Les Line
As the red knot declines in numbers along the Atlantic Flyway,
are realizing that the primitive horseshoe crab
may hold the key
to the bird's survival.
By Jon R. Luoma
Morning, It's a Beautiful Day at Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary
Jimmy Paz, keeper of the last sizeable stand of native sabal palms
in the United States, is saving nature and serving up life lessons
to the kids of south Texas.
By Patricia Sharpe
Photography by Robb Kendrick
A fresh approach to nature photography spotlights "the common
Photography by Terri Weifenbach
Text by Chris Chang
The drill is one of Africa's most endangered primates. But a group
of determined professionals is working toward the day when this
little-known animal can safely return to its forest home.
By Susan McGrath
Photography by Maria Stenzel
A vast, vanished wetland, immortalized in the books of Gene Stratton-Porter,
is reborn in the Indiana countryside through the efforts of a
corps of volunteers.
By Scott Russell Sanders
Photography by Susie Cushner
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