The pressure to reach for a gun to help save one animal from another is stronger than ever. And it has triggered a conservation problem from hell.
Brandom Keim reviews George Monbiot’s Feral
Water hyacinth is something of a wonder plant when it comes to ridding water of contaminants.
Paradoxically, decades of chronic warfare in disputed border zones have created de facto nature reserves.
Golden-headed lion tamarins are an endangered species turned invasive, thriving in the suburbs of Rio. They are not as wild as they might be elsewhere, but not tame either.
Invasive species are usually the bad guys in conservation.
Artists and ecological restorationists have a lot in common: both work experimentally with materials that are sometimes unpredictable.
One summer afternoon I bobbed on the waters of a river with an Indian name, watching a kingfisher dive for fish.
Southern Louisiana is one of the world’s fastest-disappearing landmasses. Cutting the losses may mean letting in the floods. By Hal Herring.
A home-grown strategy to hold onto water, battle climate change, and cope with scorching heat is turning vast tracts of sub-Saharan Africa green. By Mark Hertsgaard.