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9/18/14
When the Snows Fail

When the Snows Fail

Published by National Geographic Magazine.

The American West faces persistent drought, whether or not relief comes this winter. When will the hard choices be made? With stunning panoramas by Peter Essick and a virtual tour of Sierra snowmelt.


1/19/15
Where's Aldo?

Where's Aldo?

Published by High Country News.

Looking for Leopold's famous land ethic in the modern West.


12/18/14
The Carnivores Next Door

The Carnivores Next Door

Published by The New Yorker.

Mad Danish monarchs, fig-eating wolves, a cameo by Charlemagne, and some really interesting questions about the nature of wilderness and wildness.


10/8/13
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

Published by Houghton Mifflin.

My Scientific American story "Which Species Will Live?" is included in the 2013 edition of this great anthology, edited by Siddhartha Mukerjee.


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