In the two massive volumes of The American Wall, French photographer Maurice Sherif works with anthropologists, activists and writers to explore the border fence that separates the U.S. from Mexico.
by Terray Sylvester,
Jun 19, 2012
The Quivira Coalition is working hard to try to preserve
the West’s remaining private ranchlands – but much more
needs to be done to protect this invaluable land
by Paul Larmer,
Sep 05, 2005
There's a growing understanding of the scientific importance of wildlife migration corridors, but protecting them is a huge political challenge.
by Mary Ellen Hannibal,
Dec 29, 2011
Migrating animals can't read "no trespassing" signs, so it’s up to human beings to try to find ways to connect wildlife corridors that crisscross public and privately owned lands.
by Cally Carswell,
Dec 25, 2011
The Conservation Reserve Program, which pays farmers to idle highly erodible cropland, is facing budget cuts and other challenges.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Sep 20, 2011
If we truly want to "salvage" our forests – and the
rest of our environment – we need to think beyond salvage
logging, and acknowledge that the value of dead trees cannot be
measured in board-feet alone
by Pepper Trail,
Dec 25, 2006
The Verde River is one of Arizona’s last
free-flowing stream, but environmental and local activists fear an
ambitious planned pipeline, designed to bring groundwater to the
growing Prescott area, will end up sucking the river dry
by Tony Davis,
May 14, 2007
Washington's Hanford Site and New Mexico's White Sands Missile Range both hold deadly nuclear contamination – along with unspoiled landscapes rich in wildlife.
by David Wolman,
May 17, 2010
Cougar Management Guidelines collects
current cougar research into a set of guidelines for managing these
secretive and increasingly rare big cats
Oct 31, 2005
Anti-grazing activist Jon Marvel makes a deal with
ranching magnate J.R. Simplot, allowing cattle to continue to graze
on federal land in Idaho
by Ray Ring,
Oct 03, 2005