Towns and cities are imagining different -- and positive -- futures in a warming, post-oil world.
Childhood memories withstand the test of time, but a fragile species may be another story.
The subtle delights of the ghostly realm between night and day.
In the heart of coal country, activists are championing an energy economy that can save mountains and save lives.
Idaho reminded Esmaeil Fallahi of Iran. Now he's helping its growers diversify their farms with surprising fruits like jujube and persimmon.
Can something as tragic as mountaintop removal mining be depicted as beautiful? Novelist Ann Pancake writes about the photographs of Richard Stevens.
Karen Halvorson's photographs reveal a famed Los Angeles thoroughfare to be as wild as it is domestic.
Borrowing a trick from Dutch still-life painters, a photographer stitches together surprising tableaus of flora and fauna.
Pro-life or pro-choice, everyone can agree on one thing about abortion. And that's potentially great news for the environment.
Conservatives have a lot to offer the climate change movement.
Why personal change is not a substitute for political change.
"There is bleakness all around us. There is also extraordinary opportunity to remake the world."
This regular department contains, as usual, several short features: Robert Michael Pyle on how nature is disappearing from the dictionary; Cheryl Daigle contemplates arcade games that involve shooting deer and other creatures; Katrina Farmer on a fish pedicure; a look at some artwork on water; and other short pieces.
Democracy wasn't built for a culture addicted to oil.
In this regular feature about how people are responding to climate change and peak oil, Ginger Strand profiles a small hydro-powered local radio station, and Leni Fried writes about a rural community center / groceries sustainability efforts.
A new planet lies at the bottom of the sea. An essay-review of Photographs of The Deep, by Claire Nouvian.
A lyrical meditation on a very inventive bird species.
Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness & Corvus: A Life with Birds, Crow Planet is by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Corvus is by Esther Woolfson
Tide, Feather, Snow, by Miranda Weiss
Brush Cat, by Jack McEnany
An American Gospel, by Erik Reece
An Inside Passage, by Kurt Caswell