Water may soon replace oil as Texas’ most valuable resource.
As researcher Marta Wells educates her students on identifying insects, she works on revising the meaning of the word “species.”
SAGE Magazine sits down with Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, to discuss why he see nature as resilient, not fragile. Photo by Kike Calvo.
Inspired by his 4-year-old daughter, a Bay Area writer creates a virtual landfill with the vision of cleaner streets for us all.
SAGE sat down with Jill Dumain, Patagonia’s Director of Environmental Strategy, to find out what makes the company unique and to get some advice.
Ben Goldfarb (Yale FES ’13 and former SAGE Editor-in-Chief) finds that it takes more than a “Closed” sign to keep him out of National Parks during the government shutdown.
In a place where the plants are invasive and the people are illegal, Alycia Parnell describes a refuge meant only for certain plants and people. But others who aren’t “supposed” to be there show up anyway.
Nature vs. culture. Wild vs. civilized. Country vs. city. These binaries, time and again, have been shown to be false dichotomies. But many groups and organizations still consider protected areas, for example, to be one without people in it. But counter-examples are starting to find their way into the streets and the public view.
In Amazonian Peru, Nigel Pitman was responsible for “Science Saturdays,” when he would try to impart some worldly knowledge to the children of the village near where he was living. He tells the story of one Science Saturday in particular that was especially enlightening for him.
David Johnson returns to his childhood home in Arkansas to see what fracking has changed (and what it hasn’t).
Hiking the Appalachian Trail has traditionally been viewed as an escape from modern society. But with a new generation of hikers bringing technology into the woods, trail culture is rapidly evolving. Do these changes reflect a more social and accessible trail, or do they threaten the age-old benefits of experiencing the outdoors?
Six would-be mayors speak on wages, affordable housing, and other social concerns. But did environmental justice get short shrift?
Adedana Ashebir sits down with filmmakers JT Haines and Andrew Sherburne during the world premiere of their documentary “Gold Fever.”
How does Yale’s Peabody Museum prepare its specimens for presentation? Sage Magazine goes behind the scenes in the Peabody’s collection.