Environment


A Clash of Paradigms

By Eric Utne

Two new books offer very different ways to address climate change.


War in the Gulf (No, Not That Gulf!)

By Dahr Jamail

The U.S. Navy's anti-environmental broadside in the Gulf of Alaska.


National Park Response to Grizzly Bear Attacks

By Karen Routledge

National park grizzly bear attacks have become more frequent. After several incidents, regulations were enforced to ensure a peaceful coexistence.


Nations Rising

By Ron Johnson

Across North America Indigenous people are pushing for a renewable energy future.


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Bob Inglis Takes a Stand on Climate Change

By Andrea Cooper

The former Republican Congressman has seen the light on global warming. He wants his fellow conservatives to see it, too.


The Communication Techniques of Elephants

By Tobias Fischer & Lara Cory

Elephants understand nature on a level we can’t duplicate, but they also share an abundance of traits with humans including the structure of their brains, their ability to mimic speech, and the broad range of emotions they experience.


Poaching in Africa Becomes Increasingly Militarized

By William H. Funk, Mongabay

Dozens of African rangers are killed each year by increasingly well-armed and -organized poachers in a bloody conflict over the continent’s wildlife.


American Petro-topia

By Rebecca Altman, from Aeon

The genius and hubris of plastic has been absorbed by every living thing. Is it acurse or evolution’s next step?