Recent Articles

Writing Contest

Why We Plant Trees

Why We Plant Trees

Sophie Dillon, third place winner of our 2015 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest, picks up a pickaxe, plants a tree, and learns something about community in the process.

by × January 20, 2016 × 0 comments

Writing Contest

Untamings: Two Essays on the German Post-natural

Untamings: Two Essays on the German Post-natural

Lauren Greyson, co-winner of our 2015 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest, takes a walk to Honeymoon Hole, a landscape once pried and blasted apart, now transformed.

by × October 12, 2015 × 0 comments

Conservation, Freshwater, Out West

Much of the Grand Canyon is arid and covered in desert scrub. Photo by the author.

A Gurgle Beneath the Roar: The Grand Canyon’s Hidden Water

When it comes to water in the arid landscape, Laurel Hamers says we should be concerned about more than just the Colorado.

by × November 21, 2014 × 1 comment

Activism

How a Southern Gentleman Became a Respected Environmental Leader and Radical

How a Southern Gentleman Became a Respected Environmental Leader and Radical

Gus Speth’s new memoir encourages a younger generation to pursue a more radical environmentalism.

by × October 27, 2014 × 0 comments

Writing Contest

The fragile Outer Cape seashore. Photo by the author.

The Lives of Plovers

Sierra Dickey, Honorable Mention of our 2014 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest, contemplates how a small shorebird can teach us to be more reverent.

by × October 17, 2014 × 2 comments

Writing Contest

The Memory of Trees

The Memory of Trees

Pamela Sonn’s haunting meditation from Alaska’s temperate rainforest is third place winner of our 2014 Emerging Environmental Writers Contest.

by × October 7, 2014 × 0 comments