Cover photograph by Simon Norfolk
Is free-market environmentalism the solution or the problem?
Ride shotgun with the U.S. Border Patrol and forget what you thought you knew about the men in green.
Coyotes are moving into the city, adopting urban habits, and in New York they seem to like golf.
Portraits of America's most polluted river, bottled and tagged as evidence.
Picture Essay: the scramble for oil in northeastern Alberta is not just an ecological tragedy.
On a sheep ranch on an island off the Southern California coast, lamb is a business, and entrée, and a curse.
Following wild plants by covered wagon around the deserts of the Northwest is anything but quaint.
The latest technique for extracting natural gas trumps every other environmental assault.
An assault on forest peoples that will take down the forests as well.
If you survey the symptoms, the verdict is clear.
In this newly revived department of the magazine, we offer 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 web feature as well. In this issue: Sandra D. Lynn on Albuquerque, New Mexico; Angela Cannon-Crothers on The Finger Lakes, New York; Kristen Clapper Bergsman on Seattle, Washington; Cassandra Schiffler on Lucky Peak Dam in Boise, Idaho; and Nerine Dorman, on Cape Peninsula, South Africa. a
Can music save mountains? Emmylou Harris is determined to find out.
This article is not published online, but we are pleased to make available this audio of the author reading her short essay.
Packing for Mars, by Mary Roach
Brilliant, by Jane Brox
A California Bestiary, by Rebecca Solnit and Mona Caron
Memory Wall, by Anthony Doerr
Two Books on Geoengineering Climate,
How to Cool the Planet by Jeff Goodell
Hack the Planet by Eli Kintisch
Deep Blue Home, by Julia Whitty
Hack the Planet, by Eli Kintisch