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Conservation news and analysis from The Nation
March 17, 2021
Awaiting a Second Spring, and the Growth of Living Things
On gardens, fellow feeling, and whether “we’re all in this together” shall transcend cliché, on the cusp of another surreal spring.
February 22, 2021
We Need a Civilian Conservation Corps
We need knowledgeable, passionate stewards of our public lands, but most people can’t afford to pursue a career in conservation. So let’s create the jobs.
September 8, 2020
Letters From the September 21/28, 2020, Issue
Prey without predators… The costs of long-term care…
August 10, 2020
When Humans Make the Wilderness
How an unusual rewilding experiment turned into an ethical minefield.
June 2, 2020
Letters From the June 15/22, 2020, Issue
Don’t blame the Boasians… Tilting at windmills… Dark recesses… The road already taken… Submerging the valley…
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May 28, 2020
Chevron Tightens the Screws on Steven Donziger
With the aid of two federal judges, the oil giant continues to torment an environmental lawyer.
April 21, 2020
The Extinction Crisis Devastating San Francisco Bay
The San Francisco Bay’s rich ecosystem is collapsing—and the region’s liberal leaders bear part of the blame.
March 31, 2020
How a Human Rights Lawyer Went From Hero to House Arrest
Lawyer Steven Donziger helped win a $9.5 billion judgment for rain forest cleanup. Then Chevron hit back.
March 17, 2020
Letters From the March 30, 2020, Issue
A deeply rooted story… The Iowa debacle… The forgotten foreign policy… They’ve crossed a line…
February 17, 2020
Richard Powers on the Standing of Trees
The author of
hikes through the Great Smoky Mountains and discusses giving personhood to nonhumans.