Recent Articles

Conservation, Ecosystems, Freshwater

Sunset over the Amazon River.

Where the River Fairies Are: A Quest on the Amazon River with the Pink Dolphins

Yiyuan Jasmine Qin traces the journey of the Amazon river dolphin, or the Boto, along the Amazon River as it winds through complex, intertwining stories of scientific research and conservation efforts, threats from overfishing and indigenous community development.

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Climate, Indigenous Peoples, Place

The Newtok post office. Photo by Jon Meyer.

Moses and the Marines

Indigenous Yup’ik Alaskans grapple with the relocation of their town as permafrost thaws and riverbanks erode.

by × May 16, 2016 × 1 comment

At Yale, Buildings

The Inhumanity of Buildings: Our Dynamic Society’s Conflict with Static Architecture

The Inhumanity of Buildings: Our Dynamic Society’s Conflict with Static Architecture

Kroon Hall opened in 2009 as the home of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Seven years later, is it performing to standards?

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Print Edition

Place: The Sage Magazine 2016 Print Edition

Place: The Sage Magazine 2016 Print Edition

What creates meaning in a place? We asked contributors for this issue of Sage to reflect on the question.

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Writing Contest

Today’s lesson is brought to you by the letter B: Botany, Beverly, Bidwill and Bunya

Today’s lesson is brought to you by the letter B: Botany, Beverly, Bidwill and Bunya

Tamsin Kerr, second-place winner of our 2015 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest, takes readers to an aboriginal celebration of an ancient tree on the Sunshine Coast of northeastern Australia.

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Writing Contest

An aerial shot of the Susitna River. Photo by Travis Rummel

Power Struggle: Pushing Back on Alaska’s Susitna Dam Proposal

Sarah Guy, co-winner of our 2015 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest, travels up the Susitna River and learns from an Iditarod racer about a controversial dam project.

by × March 19, 2016 × 3 comments