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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.

by × December 6, 2013 × 3 comments

Writing Contest

An Ice Rink at 16,000 Feet

An Ice Rink at 16,000 Feet

When your water is running out because your glacier is disappearing, don’t despair. Make like the Ladakhis and build yourself a new glacier.

by × August 18, 2012 × 3 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

Writing Contest

Just Enough: Fishing for Happiness in Southern Thailand

Just Enough: Fishing for Happiness in Southern Thailand

In a remote corner of Thailand, a Muslim community draws both sustenance and meaning from the sea. Will overfishing and societal pressures cost the people of Dato their livelihoods?

by × August 12, 2012 × 3 comments

Writing Contest

Wager for Rain

Wager for Rain

For decades, Southwestern scientists have tried to engineer their way out of a chronic water problem. Are their best solutions any less an act of prayer than a rain dance?

by × August 6, 2012 × 2 comments

Actions, Activism, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples

National police patrol the streets of Cajamarca on the fourth of July.

Conga No Va: Peruvians Die in Gold Mine Protests

Protests against a planned gold mine in Cajamarca, Peru, turned violent last week, resulting in five deaths. The conflict pits American mining giant Newmont against locals who claim that the mine will poison their water and destroy their livelihoods. FES’ own Vrinda Manglik was in Peru to witness the protests.

by × July 10, 2012 × 1 comment