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From Bird: Exploring the Winged World, which was published in November 2021 by Phaidon Press. The photograph originally appeared in The Budgerigar in 2014. Wild budgerigars are green. This is…
What exactly does the Endangered Species Act protect?
Crafting an Endangered Species Act that could better respond to the climate crisis
"The overall impression I came away with from the court decision was that Jarvis Jay Masters was considered a low-grade person who only deserved a low-grade trial. It’s certainly what he got."
There are two things I think about nearly every time I row out into San Francisco Bay. One is a passage from Shankar Vedantam’s The Hidden Brain, in which he…
Toward a less gloomy environmentalism
Trying not to kill a mockingbird
"Vermilion Flycatcher, Arizona, May 1941." Eliot Porter's work will be on view through July as part of Artist's Choice: Trisha Donnelly at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. © Amon Carter Museum…
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