If Congress answers George W.
Bush's appeal and opens the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling,
the President will be securing the place in history he deserves.
by David Seideman
The backbone of Audubon is a
corps of volunteers with a simple motive: to help protect the environment.
by John Flicker
Short-changing the national
parks; a Q&A with David Sibley; the sky's the limit in the mountains
of the desert Southwest; how the environment will pay for your tax cut;
Running on Empty
In the Pacific Northwest's
Klamath Basin, a bitter battle over water puts wildlife on the brink.
by Ted Kerasote
Taking Back the Halls
A group of students in Detroit
ditch the chemicals and tackle their high school's roaches and rodents
in a healthier--and more effective--way.
by Brian Lavendel
Out of Control
As mosquito-borne viruses invade
the United States, the temptation to solve the problem by spraying grows
ever greater. But who will control the mosquito controllers?
by Ted Williams
Tom Toles uses his cutting
cartoons to slay a multitude of environmental dragons, from global warming
to urban sprawl and energy abuse.
by Robert H. Boyle
Fall, in all its splendor, from
a beautiful viper and an annual explosion of long-legged arachnids to
scurrying "polterguests" and a magical fungus.
by Ted Williams
Do artificial reefs encourage
biodiversity? Do sharks get cancer? What good is poison ivy, anyway?
by Carolyn Shea
Rest Stops for the
Opening your own bed-and-breakfast
for migrating birds can be just what these tired travelers need.
by Janet Marinelli
Natural Fictions and
Marveling at monarchs; how climate
made history; and a selection of short stories, served with a twist of
by Christopher Camuto
Audubon in Action
Activists work to defuse the population
bomb; educating Marylanders at Pickering Creek; news on state organizations,
chapters, national programs.
A new book and a novel look
at one of nature photography's greatest masters.
by Les Line
photograph by Ansel Adams
Last Great Wilderness
To some eyes, the
coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a barren
place. But a close look at this environmental battleground reveals
its astonishing natural complexity and richness--and why the refuge
shouldn't be drilled.
by Susan McGrath
photography by Art Wolfe
As the battle over the Arctic rages on, the Bush administration
may have its eye on other prizes.
by Todd Wilkinson
to the last drop
A new look at old
fields reveals the real cutting edge of oil exploration.
by Wendy Williams
A recipe for a better balance of power, from increased efficiency
to futuristic fuels.
by Glenn Garelik
vote in Congress
On August 1, the House
of Representatives voted to allow drilling on the coastal plain
of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. How did your representative
Windy City Wilderness
Chicago is a long way
from unspoiled Alaska. And if it seems an unlikely place to reclaim
the wild, that hardly dissuades this small army of volunteers,
who are taking the restoration of a remnant ecosystem into their
by James Campbell
In Borneo's Danum
Valley rainforest, day-to-day nature far outshines anyone's powers
photography by Mattias Klum / text by Carolyn Shea
Each year, millions of birds die by flying into cell-phone and
TV towers. Now, as the number of towers explodes and environmentalists
turn up the heat, industry officials and government scientists
may finally be getting the message.
by David Malakoff
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