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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.


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.


8/27/14
A Storm Gathers for North American Birds

A Storm Gathers for North American Birds

Published by Audubon Magazine.

New science reveals the consequences of climate change for birds -- and identifies the habitat strongholds they'll need. This special issue of Audubon is a 2015 National Magazine Award finalist.


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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