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Is the Modern Mass Extinction Overrated?

We are ignoring the gains that balance the losses.

What We Get Wrong About Lyme Disease

The stories we tell about the epidemic get things backward.

What the Meadow Teaches Us

Feeling is the physics of the organic world.

How We Cope with the End of Nature

As our environment crumbles, we seek solace in animatronic moose.

Reinventing Staten Island

The ecological philosophy of turning a garbage dump into a park.

The Woman Who Gave Us the Science of Normal Life

Before Rachel Carson there was Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female student.

The Cancer of the Great Lakes

Mussels are devastating a unique ecosystem.

Spark of Science: Rob Pringle

The Princeton ecologist tells us about the scientists who inspired his work.

The Queer Ecology of the Colombian Civil War

Meet the transgendered ecologist helping her country move past years of conflict.