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By Meghan Bartels / On March 18th, 2015

In this installment of the occasional series, we hear from Cristina Eisenberg, author of The Carnivore Way.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 10th, 2015

Post by David Johns, contributor to Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth. When humans started to farm 12,000 years ago, they began to change the earth in...

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By Edward Struzik / On February 24th, 2015

Otto Fiord, photo by Edward Struzik.

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 18th, 2015

Rose Creek. Photo courtesy of Yellowstone Association Institute.

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By John Rieger / On November 19th, 2014

Ecological restoration is inspirational in the sense that you connect with the earth in a new or different way. I find that I reflect on the history—or what I believe to be the history—of the place I am working. My mind wanders to how this place has gone...

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 29th, 2014

Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead. Photo © Scott Copeland.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 24th, 2014

The recovery of black-footed ferrets is one of the success stories of conservation biology.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 10th, 2014

Ecological restoration in progress—but why?

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By John Rieger / On October 7th, 2014

Editor's note: Our Executive Editor Barbara Dean is currently attending the Society for Ecological Restoration's Northwest/Great Basin Joint Regional Conference. We hope she and the other attendees...

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 30th, 2014

Local Maya schoolchildren being brought to the Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve in Belize to be taught about jaguars and other wildlife.

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