Photography is both an act of memory and a way to perceive change. For one writer, returning home means facing a landscape transformed by fire, climate change, and time.
After historic floods devastate Wisconsin’s Driftless Area, a team of scientists reflects on their fieldwork in the Kickappo River Valley to make sense of an entangled, multispecies world.
In this book teaser, objects like monkey wrenches and pesticide pumps help narrate a fragmentary history of the Anthropocene.
A photographer explores an aesthetic that finds beauty in the physical alterations people make to natural landscapes, from Yellowstone to a state park in Ohio.
In a series of photographs, a scholar and wilderness guide meditates on wild places and the politics of resource extraction in southern Utah.
Camping in a highland hut called a bothy, once home to Scottish hill farmers, a photographer finds kinship amidst wild space.
In a series of photographs, a landscape designer and artist uncovers the invisible toxic legacies of nuclear technology in Hanford, WA.
The winners of Edge Effects’ photo contest capture a variety of dramatic, surprising, and precarious border crossings from around the world.
Calling all photographers! Edge Effects seeks submissions for its photo contest, “Working at the Edge.” Submissions due January 15.
As glaciers melt, they leave behind abandoned rocks and other erratics. This photo essay of the Alaskan wilderness explores how glacial erratics are time travelers, treasure troves, reliquaries, and rubble.