Choosing “sustainable cuisine” can be hard, but when you get
down to it, the earth is what we eat.
By David Seideman
The states step up to protect clean air and water.
Global warming hits the big screen; faith-based fracas at the Grand Canyon;
aerial law enforcement; and more.
A lovely lake or a messy marsh—which would you choose?
Every time industry tries to push coal mining’s toxic legacy under
the rug, Jack Spadaro is there to pull it back out again.
Ted Williams/Photograph by Katherine Lambert
Our loveliest moth; speed merchant of the West; an ugly relict; a malodorous
turtle; and the bard of soft spring nights.
Q&A with Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff,
chair of Audubon New York; an award-winning plover program in California;
an IBA in western Alaska; chapters work to save raptors.
the desert of Peru, an unusual partnership is taking up the cause of the
unusual—and extremely endangered—plantcutter.
By Catherine Elton
Oil, Toil, and Trouble
There’s more than just global warming in our fuel future. As the world’s
oil wells run dry, war and political chaos loom.
look at prairie fire—devastating and essential.
Photograph by Larry Schwarm/Text by Les Line
Taste for Conservation
eating habits are changing, for the good of their health and
the earth’s. Leading the charge is a corps of pioneering
chefs. Meet four of them here.
By Gretel H. Schueller
As the Vancouver Island marmot nears the point of no return—there
are fewer than 30 of them left in the wild—disparate groups
are taking desperate measures to save the animal.
By Alex Markels/Photography by David Liittschwager
Photographer David Maisel records the
toxic beauty of California’s Owens Lake, etched on the
landscape in a kaleidoscope of colors and patterns.
Photography by David Maisel/Text by Hillary
photo by Rodney Smith
Over the years Audubon of Florida’s
Center for Birds of Prey has treated 14,000 sick or injured raptors.
A visit with the center’s dedicated professionals and volunteers
can be a decidedly uplifting experience.
By Frank Graham Jr./Photography by Eugene Richards
That the vibrant song of the Kirtland’s warbler still rings
through the forests of northern Michigan is proof that the Endangered
Species Act does work. Now, is there enough political
will to stay the course?
By Les Line/Photography by Ron Austing
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