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The Maori of New Zealand seek their own renewal in the restoration of a powerful and mysterious creature.
Tracing the roots of environmentalism back to a very unpleasant historical truth.
Beneath the shrinking waters of Lake Powell, a massive problem is building.
With added photos and Peter McBride's audio slideshow.
A disturbing look at the world of auctions and slaughter, where horses are flipped like real estate.
On the bravery, desire, and tenderness exhibited by not necessarily commonplace plants.
This article is available in the print edition only, but click here to hear the author read this piece aloud.
Fiction. A nervous epidemiologist in the Sierra Nevada finds the world to be more weirdly hinged than her college-educated mind will accept.
A deep exploration of both form and fungus.
Congress may just be too lazy to take action on the largest problem humans have ever faced.
How can crusaders take time out to enjoy the Earth when so few people are out there fighting?
This is a new (but revived) department in the magazine, a space for people to exercise their sixth sense and tell us about their place, their connection to it, its history and future and imaginary life. It's a new online feature as well. In this issue: Jeromy Emerling on South Side, Billings, Montana; Christina White on Prince George County, Virginia; Nina Misuraca Ignaczak on Detroit, Michigan; and Tyra A. Olstad's hand-drawn map of Prince of Wales Island, Southeast Alaska.
Science fiction casts its gaze downward, toward the home planet and its sketchy future.
"Coyotes are consummate illusionists...."
The Common Man, by Maurice Manning
Bloodroot, by Amy Greene
Things We Didn't See Coming, by Steven Amsterdam
The Global Forest, by Diana Beresford-Kroeger
An Entirely Synthetic Fish, by Anders Halverson
Burning the Future, A film by David Novack