How could someone as smart as Freeman Dyson be so dumb about the environment? The answer lies in his almost religious faith in the power of man and science to bring nature to heel.
The photographer would not have been pleased by this new retrospective
is a hardy, muscular earthworm found in the Florida Panhandle and prized by fishermen. For years locals gathered and sold these earthworms with little federal interference. Now the situation has changed
The wildlife photography we see in films, books, and periodicals is often stunning in its design, import, and aesthetics. It may also be fake, enhanced, or manufactured by emerging digital technologies that have transformed—some say contaminated—the photography landscape.
He became famous as a half-Scot, half-Apache defender of wildlife, and some believe he should rank with John Muir and Rachel Carson in the environmentalists’ pantheon. But he was not exactly what he seemed
In spite of laws intended to protect them, federal indifference and cruel fishing methods once again endanger dolphins
A small army of hunters struggles to control one of Hawaii’s most destructive exotic pests
The campaign to rescue the condor has divided biologists into two bitterly opposed camps— those who emphasize captive breeding and those who would protect the bird in its natural environment
“Baby seals are as important as baby humans,” Paul Watson believes. And he is ready to fight in defense of the animal world.
Henry Thoreau built his house at Walden Pond for only $28.12½. George Dyson built his house ninety-five feet above the ground in a Douglas fir tree for $20 less.
Old MacDonald had a house. And in that house he had solar panels, honey bees, a graywater system, rabbits, a Clivus Multrum, chickens, a Savonius rotor. . . .
He’s an expert on seashells, one of the most knowledgeable in the world. He works with the disadvantage of never having seen the objects he studies.
The big war in the Pacific was over, but Robert Owen’s war was just beginning. Unless it was brought under control, the incredibly hardy rhinoceros beetle threatened to destroy every coconut palm in Micronesia. After experiments with a strange array of allies—wasps, hedgehogs, fungi, click beetles, and undergrowth—an armed truce has been won. It could end any day.