This Halloween, consider the wild lives of bats today, adapting to a changing climate and facing a deadly (and spreading) fungus.
A new book, Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the U.S.–Mexico Divide, traces border histories by looking to bridges as well as walls.
Bathsheba Demuth discusses her new book, Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait, and Arctic histories of ecological crisis and hope.
The National Vegetarian Museum celebrates Chicago’s vegetarian past with a traveling exhibit about the vegetarian firsts of the Second City and beyond.
Celebrated author Robert Macfarlane discusses his latest book, Underland, which journeys deep underground to look for answers.
Acclaimed animal studies scholar Lori Gruen takes stock of the field and discusses her new collection, Critical Terms for Animal Studies.
An environmental historian explains why, for Vietnam’s rubber plantations and plantation workers, the specifics of colonialism, geography, and ecology matter.
Artist and writer Sunaura Taylor charts a path toward disability and animal liberation by rethinking care and interdependence, understanding the environmental and physical burdens of our food systems, and more.
Ethicist and geographer William Lynn discusses ways to think about the wicked problems posed by conservation and wildlife management.
Farming has been a part of Black freedom struggles for a long time. It’s always been about much more than growing food.