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“Stop Calling Me Resilient”: Addressing Environmental Degradation in Louisiana

Louisiana’s coast restoration project, and its underlying framework of climate resiliency, is generating pushback from environmental justice organizations.

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A portrait of the writer William deBuys. Photo by Ben Moscona.

Hunting a Unicorn: A Conversation with William deBuys

The preeminent environmental writer and conservationist ventures into the mountains of Laos to find one of Earth’s rarest creatures and returns believing well-crafted narratives showcasing the beauty of nature can help to fight the Sixth Extinction.

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Global Environmental Change in Indonesia: A Roundtable

Indonesian is known both for biodiversity and environmental degradation. This tension resonates with the stories we tell about global environmental change.

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Building an Arctic Atlas

A team from Audubon Alaska designs ecological maps to make us rethink our place in the arctic.

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Environmental Complacency and the Rise of Distraction; or, How I Learned to Embrace Worrying and Love Movies

How do species extinctions past and present affect our daily lives? What can we do to connect to environmental change?

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The Urban Buzz: Pollinator Protection in Madison, Wisconsin

A variety of bees inhabit urban spaces alongside us. In Madison, efforts are underway to improve habitats for the pollinators.

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Edgy Stuff: February 2016 Recommendations

A special edition of our February 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board, honoring Black History Month.

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Exploitation and Conservation Among the Ancient Maya

Environmental exploitation has been linked to the collapse of the Mayan society, but the Maya may in fact have been environmental stewards.

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Alan Bennett: An Ecological Storyteller

An ecologist channels a lifetime of studying birds into intricate wood carvings.

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January 2016 Recommendations, A Farewell, and Three New Members of the Editorial Team

A few announcements plus January 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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