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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 9th, 2015

A snowy owl at an airport in British Columbia.

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By Emily Monosson / On January 14th, 2015

A grizzly bear in Alaska.

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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 Cristina Eisenberg / On August 12th, 2014

The Lamar Canyon pack in 2012. Photo by Doug McLaughlin, used with permission.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 30th, 2014

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By Emily Monosson / On July 21st, 2014

A sign warning of radiation from the explosion at Chernobyl.

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By Erin Johnson / On July 16th, 2014

The view of the University of Montana campus from the nearby Mt. Sentinel.

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 11th, 2014

World population density.

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 20th, 2014

Water shapes every aspect of our lives, but how many of us know where our water comes from or who decides how it's distributed? In his new book, Chasing Water, Brian...

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