Remarkably, the acts of laughing and crying reveal there are no givens for individual behavior nor blueprints for human society.
Three new poetry collections depart on a cosmic journey to reckon with ecology and our relations to a suffering earth.
“Ecohorror” films depict nature avenging itself on humans, revealing a common but wrong-headed hope: that nature can win, even if we do nothing.
“We need food, clothing, shelter, and healthcare, but we deserve that unquantifiable, experiential thing that is education, culture, leisure, beauty, nature.”
Unlike us today, the Victorians who discovered this stone forest were less afraid of the future than they were of forgetting the past.
The writer went to Walden to reorient his world, so that the woods, rather than the town, centered his spiritual map.
White South Africans used wildlife conservation to build a narrative as a race. Unfortunately, this pursuit came at the expense of Africans.
Environmental wisdom can arise from being a better reader.
Rather than studying birds—and birders—in isolation, the time has come to see both as linked to the crises of racism and climate change.
All but forgotten today, Gene Stratton-Porter was—in the early 20th century ...
In 2007, the Oxford Junior Dictionary, one of the standard reference works ...
My youngest son’s favorite book, this month, is called Little Blue Truck. If you read as much children’s literature as I do, you are well acquainted with the book’s ...
We used to call it nature: forests, lakes, foxes, butterflies, mosquitoes, dandelions. Soils and oceans. Seasonal cycles. Also floods and heat waves and the occasional hurricane. But no more: as Bill ...