Environment Filter
  1. “We Are Protectors”: Writers, Artists, and Photographers on Water

    A selection of images and words in celebration of World Water Day.

    Environment
    Photo by Rebecca Cleal
  2. jiminy magazine

    The brainchild of two friends from the UK, Danni Claire and Emily Long, jiminy magazine is a lifestyle site that focuses on sustainability in food, travel, beauty products, and more.

    Design
  3. Taking a Trip Through Love Canal: The Residuum

    “That’s where we are at. As a society, our bodies and minds are in such a poor condition that we cannot touch our proverbial toes—we cannot control ourselves, yet we want to control something outside of ourselves.” Jack Caseros on environmental contamination, not climate change, as our most pressing environmental issue.

    Commentary
  4. Letter to a Christian Climate Skeptic

    A thorough, well-reasoned, and data-supported response to American Christians who deny the reality of climate change, from theologian and scholar W. Bradford Littlejohn.

    Current Events
    Drought land
  5. The Darkest Town in America

    “Hundreds of miles from anywhere else I’d ever been lies one of the darkest places in the country, tucked away from the bleeding glow of civilization.” A FiveThirtyEight writer visits Gerlach, Nevada, one of the few areas in the US mostly untouched from light pollution.

    Environment
  6. Make Wealth History

    On his blog, UK-based writer Jeremy Williams publishes on sustainability, global inequality, and the need to “use less, want less, and be more generous” to protect our planet and its inhabitants.

    Commentary
  7. Trash on the Monocacy

    “I set out to find the trash . . . put it in my bag, and leave one small part of the Monocacy a little cleaner, a little more what it should be, a little more itself.” Here, you’ll find the photos and stories of Juliana Sedgley, who collects trash on the Monocacy River in Maryland.

    Environment
  8. Charles Eisenstein

    Author and speaker Charles Eisenstein publishes thought-provoking essays on politics, current events, international issues, science, the environment, and more.

    Authors
  9. Prison Ecology

    “Inmates live together in cottages, not cells; in every cottage lives a huset far, or ‘house father’ who is in charge of loading the wood into the home’s furnace.” Writer Jennifer Bowen Hicks describes Bastøy, an environmentally aware prison in Norway.

    Environment
    Photo by yetdark
  10. How a new source of water is helping reduce conflict in the Middle East

    “Israel now gets 55 percent of its domestic water from desalination, and that has helped to turn one of the world’s driest countries into the unlikeliest of water giants.” Israel has more water than it needs.

    Environment
  11. Draw Me a Picture of Nature

    Sociologist Jessica Mikels-Carrasco focuses on the environmental sociology of children. Here, she asks a group of kindergarten and elementary-aged children to draw a picture of nature.

    Art
  12. Terrain.org

    Terrain.org is an environmental magazine of poetry, nonfiction, fiction, interviews, reviews, case studies, and art since 1998. The journal explores the symbiosis between the built and natural environments.

    Environment
  13. Finding Place through Art and Science: The Field Journals of Lyn Baldwin

    “In an increasingly disconnected and attention-deficient world, sketching the veins on a leaf or the mountains out the living room window can help ground us in place and time…” Isaac Yuen explores the work of field ecologist Lyn Baldwin.

    Art
  14. nature has no boss

    Photography, nature, and thought intersect at the blog of Michael Bizeau and Christine Schultheis. Enthusiasts of wildlife, landscapes, and birds will enjoy these images that capture moments in the wilderness.

    Animals
  15. Fragile Species: Can Texas Bats Survive an Eastern Plague?

    At The Texas Observer, Asher Elbein writes on how wind farms and White Nose Syndrome are decimating bat populations and why preserving them is critical to the economy and ecosystems of Texas.

    Environment
    Photo by Daniel Spiess