global warming

Will a Warming Planet Spell the Silence of the Eiders?

By Rebecca Bentzen The air is filled with the sounds of wings clicking together as thousands of eiders migrate in closely packed flocks on their way to breeding grounds on the Arctic Coastal Plain. Their wings strike each other and ...

Can Green Replace Gold When it Comes to REDD?

Warsaw climate talks give surprise boost to a struggling UN plan to provide incentives to reduce deforestation Chris Meyer sounded cautiously optimistic on the phone a few days ago. He’s had plenty of time to reflect on the two-week ...

Glacier National Park Prepares for Ice-Free Future

Text and photos by Allie Goldstein and Kirsten Howard Our hike up to Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park winds through alpine meadows, along the edge of ice-cut cliffs, up a waterfall staircase, and around a stubborn ram. The views ...

Glacier National Park Prepares for Ice-Free Future

Text and photos by Allie Goldstein and Kirsten Howard Our hike up to Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park winds through alpine meadows, along the edge of ice-cut cliffs, up a waterfall staircase, and around a stubborn ram. The views ...