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Global Warming: Who Loses—and Who Wins?

Climate change could spread disease and spark wars. It could also be a windfall for some. A guide to how we all might get along in a warming world.

Eden: A Gated Community

After making a fortune as founder of North Face and Esprit, Douglas Tompkins embraced the principles of deep ecology. Then he ran into one big problem: other people.

The Next American Dust Bowl—and How to Avert It

Modern agricultural methods have produced even larger harvests—but at a cost: the richest breadbasket soils of the nation are threatened by serious erosion. The solution may lie in a revival of the techniques of organic farming.

The Conservation of Our Natural Resources

America may be a land of plenty, but its air, water, and forests still need the government's protection

The American Forests

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, and avalanches; but he cannot save them from fools—only Uncle Sam can do that."

Walking

To preserve wild animals implies generally the creation of a forest for them to dwell in or resort to. So it is with man.

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Breaking the Drought-Denial Cycle

Like climate change, long-term water shortages are an abstract problem, which makes them difficult for communities to face head-on | Brian Resnick


A Conversation With Edward Orlowski, Professor of Architecture Edward Orlowski

A Conversation With Edward Orlowski, Professor of Architecture

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

A Conversation With Dave Hamilton, Self-Sufficiency Expert Dave Hamilton

A Conversation With Dave Hamilton, Self-Sufficiency Expert

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

A Conversation With Daniel L. Faoro, Professor of Architecture Daniel L. Faoro

A Conversation With Daniel L. Faoro, Professor of Architecture

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

Foodstock: Canadian Foodies and Chefs Fight Mega Quarry in Ontario Foodstock

Foodstock: Canadian Foodies and Chefs Fight Mega Quarry in Ontario

The growing locavore movement could be hurt by a project that threatens to turn 2,300 acres of prime agricultural land into an industrial site

A Conversation With Christopher Wharton, Professor of Nutrition Christopher Wharton

A Conversation With Christopher Wharton, Professor of Nutrition

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

The Big Year: 1 Man's Race to Spot More Than 745 Birds in 1 Year John Vanderpoel

The Big Year: 1 Man's Race to Spot More Than 745 Birds in 1 Year

Since January 1, John Vanderpoel has spotted more than 700 species of birds by searching from dawn until dusk -- but he's not done yet

A Conversation With Bruce Rittmann, Sustainability Scientist Bruce Rittmann

A Conversation With Bruce Rittmann, Sustainability Scientist

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

Documenting People and Place: 5 Years, 5 Continents, 5 Photos Charles R. Wolfe

Documenting People and Place: 5 Years, 5 Continents, 5 Photos

Five years after I began an organized effort to document cities and villages in a systematic way, I have amassed thousands of images

The Case for Gardening as a Means to Curb Climate Change De Capo Press

The Case for Gardening as a Means to Curb Climate Change

The real climate value of the garden is in three places: building skills, preserving the genetic diversity of seeds, and in composting

A Conversation With Avital Binshtock, Sierra's Lifestyle Editor Avital Binshtock

A Conversation With Avital Binshtock, Sierra's Lifestyle Editor

The latest installment in our ongoing series of exchanges with experts on the subjects of health, design, food, travel, and sustainability

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