SAGE celebrates the voices of unpublished writers with our third annual writing competition. We invite manuscripts about people, place, and nature that align with our mission of expanding environmentalism. Featuring cash prizes, publication online or in print, and finalist judging from leading environmental writers. Submit by April 15, 2014. Visit our Contest page to learn more.

 

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Photo Essay

Himalayan Hydroscapes

Himalayan Hydroscapes

Photographer Austin Lord documents life at the frontier of hydropower development in Nepal.

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Human Landscape

Bringing Conservation Benefits to Local Communities

Bringing Conservation Benefits to Local Communities

A gathering of conservationists and community members in Vietnam works towards striking a balance in sharing the benefits of forest conservation.

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Culture

The Preacher of Twigs

The Preacher of Twigs

SAGE contributor GinaRae LaCerva talks with biologist and Pulitzer Prize Finalist David Haskell about connections between nature and culture .

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Photo Essay

Explorations: Channel Islands

Explorations: Channel Islands

David Gonzalez takes us just off the coast of Southern California, to an island chain heralded as the “Galapagos of North America.”

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Photo Essay

Explorations: Palau

Explorations: Palau

A team of Yale graduate students travels to the west Pacific to learn about sustainable development on the island nation of Palau.

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At Yale

Platinum Kroon’s Builders

Platinum Kroon’s Builders

On the fifth anniversary of Kroon Hall’s construction, Peter Otis celebrates the builders who created this Platinum LEED building.

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Human Landscape

"50kings Cattle Ranching" by inACtion.  CC BY-NC-ND 2.0: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inaction/5779137357/

Beef, Banality, and Economics

Economists compare the benefits of beef with the environmental costs of cattle ranching and delve into the surprising science of cow pee.

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Photo Essay

Explorations: Aegean Islands

Explorations: Aegean Islands

On small islands dotting the Aegean Sea, Colin Donihue tracks how native lizards adapt to life with ancient stone walls.

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Climate

Ambassador Beck sits with students during the 2013 Climate Simulation at Yale University.

A Model for Change

Before UN delegates arrived in Warsaw for the latest round of climate negotiations, students from 8 universities gathered at Yale to come up with their own climate solutions.

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Climate

Fighting for Climate Justice

Fighting for Climate Justice

SAGE Magazine sits down with Professor Maxine Burkett to discuss the growing numbers of “climate refugees.”

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Photo Essay

Explorations: South Carolina Lowcountry

Explorations: South Carolina Lowcountry

Carlin Rosengarten explores the rich histories of South Carolina’s woodlands in the first installment of our new photo series, Explorations.

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Writing Contest

Honorable Mention: The Water Generation Gap

Honorable Mention: The Water Generation Gap

Water may soon replace oil as Texas’ most valuable resource.

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At Yale

Lady with a Lacewing Tattoo

Lady with a Lacewing Tattoo

As researcher Marta Wells educates her students on identifying insects, she works on revising the meaning of the word “species.”

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Conservation

Nature Compensates

Nature Compensates

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.

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Activism

Some examples from Litterati's "Digital Landfill" that users have uploaded.

Litterati: A 21st Century Solution to Litter

Inspired by his 4-year-old daughter, a Bay Area writer creates a virtual landfill with the vision of cleaner streets for us all.

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