Items by Kim Todd

Real predators don’t eat popsicles
Real predators don’t eat popsicles
Once again, in Zootopia, Disney’s view of nature is sanitized and out of touch.
Oval Intention: an essay
Oval Intention: an essay
The original geodesic tent lives on.
Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down
Rebuilding a river as Washington's Elwha dams come down
How much can we learn from restoring the Elwha River, after the two dams that block it are finally removed?
Walking Woman
Walking Woman
The Owens River is flowing again -- and Mary Austin's Land of Little Rain is rejoicing.
Canary in the old growth
Canary in the old growth
Public-land managers grapple with using indicator species to monitor the health of troubled ecosystems.
When endangered foxes are on the menu
Scientists faced a quandary when they had to consider killing golden eagles in order to save rare foxes on the Channel Islands off the California coast.
Hostile takeover
In the Pacific Northwest, scientists reluctantly consider killing barred owls to save increasingly threatened northern spotted owls.
Field notes from the front steps
From the front porch of her house in Montana, Kim Todd studies bees and marvels at the world.
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