Population growth, from an environmental viewpoint, has always seemed like an open-and-shut case. Less is more. But what if that equation has changed? By David Malakoff.
People construct fences, sometimes across whole continents, on the poetic assumption that good fences make good neighbors. Unfortunately for wildlife, gated communities are rarely tranquil.
The Conservation Hero Re-examined • Review by Florence Williams
Private “catch shares” create incentives to protect fisheries
Long before the Darfur crisis, Michael Fay foresaw that the murderous Sudanese horsemen would not stop at killing elephants. By J. Michael Fay.
After years of failed attempts to merge market economics with rainforest conservation, the US$60 billion carbon market might finally be the ticket.
Some ideas are like burrs stuck in your boots. If you don’t stop and deal with them, they will keep on troubling you.
If, like me, you have a cynical streak, then you may share my suspicion of the process through which raw data are munged by statistical machines into trend charts with giant error bars, then
Imagine swapping Tony Blair for Winston Churchill. Would it transform the timid politics of global warming? By Ted Nordhaus & Michael Shellenberger.
How joyful, really, is the resurrection of a species if the modern world cannot find a single haven for it and if it seems doomed to slip into limbo once more anyway? By Scott Weidensaul.