Cover photograph: Daniel Beltra
In which the author attempts to access narratives of place that have been overwritten by strip malls.
Also available: audio extra of the author reading this article.
For a Yup'ik village situated on an eroding coastline, it's move it or lose it.
A candid look at the world's largest indoor landscapes.
An interlude of awe, courtesy of Saint Francis of Assisi
Lingering scenes of the Gulf disaster, captured in between press conferences.
Complicating the boundaries between art and science, image and text.
A short story concerning a time when we worked with murderers, tattooing on their skin the intricate shapes of newly extinct species.
Pop quiz: Is climate change a.) an ideological perspective or b.) a physical fact?
Stemming the sixth great extinction, one egg sac at a time.
In this 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, in words and pictures. It's an ongoing web feature as well. In this issue: Alvida Falke on Oslo, Norway; Elizabeth Enslin on Flora, Oregon; and Frank Gallagher on Bayonne, New Jersey.
Beauty is something we project onto a landscape, though for many it is a judgment of luxury.
"The journey from ignorance to seeing is made by borrowing others' eyes. ..."
In Motion, by Tony Hiss
The Wilding, by Benjamin Percy
In the Empire of Ice, by Gretel Ehrlich
Family of Fallen Leaves, Edited by Charles Waugh and Huy Lien
World Enough, by Maureen N. McLane
Mariposa Road, by Robert Michael Pyle