Environment


The Genesis of a Bird Rescue

By Michele Raffin

One injured dove leads to the inception of the bird rescue that became Pandemonium Aviaries, now one of the largest bird sanctuaries and rare breeding facilities in the world.


What’s Deadlier: Car Emissions or Car Crashes?

By Soli Salgado

Road transportation poses two fatal threats with a variety of statistics.


A Personal Quest for Jaguar Research and Preservation

By Alan Rabinowitz

Alan Rabinowitz tells his story of connecting with endangered big cats as a child and conducting jaguar research in hopes of saving the largest cat in the Americas from extinction.


Debunking Claims by Climate-Change Skeptics

By Seth B. Darling and Douglas L. Sisterson

Use scientific evidence to counter the argument by climate-change skeptics that global warming might have positive effects.


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Modern Beauty in the Natural World

By Sandra Lubarsky

How the individual’s notion of beauty in the natural world is tied to the context it's perceived in.


A Preservationist in the Gilded Age: John Muir's Love for Glaciers in Alaska

By Kim Heacox

John Muir explored Alaska during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. During those years he discovered many secrets of the glaciers in Alaska.


Ignoring the Effects of Climate Change

By George Marshall

How our natural instinct to stay in step with others is interfering with our ability to address the effects of climate change.


A Trip to Kuwait (on the Prairie): Life Inside the Oil Boom

By Laura Gottesdiener

A journalist’s account of the dark side of the oil boom in Williston, North Dakota.