The Ecological Impact of a Border Wall

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a large border wall. We look at the damage a wall would create for the surrounding ecology.

Is Tropical Sustainable Logging Possible?

So-called sustainable commercial logging is not sustainable.

Jacques Cousteau on Man’s Divorce From Nature

Jacques Cousteau's 1992 speech at the United Nations warning the consequences of "man's divorce from nature" seems more prescient than ever.
Cecil Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe 2010

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Does Hunting Have a Place in Wildlife Conservation?

Can hunting be a viable option for wildlife conservation?

The environmental scourge of palm oil

Why Palm Oil is dangerous for the environment

Fly the Friendly Skies in a Grease Powered Jet

A United Airlines jet is the first to take off using only fuels made from discarded fat.

The Ecological Society of America Turns 100

Ecological Society of America celebrates its centennial this year.

It’s Official: A Global Mass Extinction is under Way

New research confirms that the next mass extinction is in progress, and we’re the cause.

Poor Prognosis for the Western Antarctic Ice Shelf

The western antarctic ice shelves are thinning rapidly.

History Repeats Itself in a Santa Barbara Oil Spill

Two pieces look at a 1969 oil spill in California