Conservation

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(photo by Mauro Burzio)

Paying for Prevention: Dr. Ivonne Baki on Ecuador’s Novel Conservation Plan

Ecuador has asked the international community to put it's money where it's mouth is. Dr. Ivonne Baki talks to Sage about her country's audacious plan, and how being an artist and a woman is helping her get the word out.
by × November 29, 2012 × 0 comments

At Yale, Conservation, Ecosystems

Wild Things, They Make His Heart Sing

Wild Things, They Make His Heart Sing

Jamie Williams, president of the Wilderness Society, talks to Sage about preserving large landscapes, working with stakeholders, and staying persistent in the face of conservation challenges.
by × October 8, 2012 × 1 comment

Conservation, Human Landscape, Out West

Presence in Absence: The Lengths We Go to Leave No Trace

Presence in Absence: The Lengths We Go to Leave No Trace

While restoring an old ranch site in Idaho's Selway-Bitteroot to wild land, forester Shane Hetzler ponders what we are talking about when we are talking about wilderness.
by × October 2, 2012 × 0 comments

Conservation, Ecosystems, Human Landscape, Out West

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Every winter, the state of Wyoming feeds thousands of wild elk to protect the animals against starvation. But are the feedgrounds keeping the herds alive, or dooming them –– and tearing apart human communities in the process?
by × August 13, 2012 × 1 comment

Actions, Conservation, Ecosystems, Energy, Fisheries, Human Landscape, Oceans

An Unsettling Experiment: Dispersants in the Gulf

An Unsettling Experiment: Dispersants in the Gulf

On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, kicking off a long summer of videos of crude gushing into the sea. Two years later, the offshore oil business is booming, and conventional wisdom has it that the Gulf has fully recovered from the disaster. Not so fast, says Sandy Aylesworth, in an in-depth investigative report.
by × April 22, 2012 × 15 comments