Published May 2, 2016
Taxidermy is the art of extending the lifespan of nature so people can connect with it on their own terms. What happens when time runs out on even preserved lives?
Published February 8, 2016
A small research team sets out on the hunt for a potentially dangerous ocean upwelling. But nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.
Story by Brendan Buhler
Published April 21, 2015
The greater sage grouse is a chicken-like inhabitant of the American prairie and the most controversial bird since the spotted owl. On its future hangs the future of the Endangered Species Act.
Published November 6, 2014
<p class="p1"> California is in the midst of its most severe drought in recorded history. Scientists are seizing the opportunity to better understand how a drought of this scale impacts ecological communities, while others are searching this drought for the fingerprints of climate change. Could California's drought be the new normal?</p>
Published July 5, 2014
<p> <span style="font-size: 19px">Counting is fundamental to our understanding of the world around us. But when it comes to counting the endangered California clapper rail, our counts can lie to us. A story about weird birds, hardy biologists, and the difficult methods we employ to move past what our eyes and ears tell us and see something like the truth.</span></p>