Inside This Extraordinary Living Lab
At Gorongosa National Park, scientists are determined to understand how an ecosystem recovers from the decimation of war.
The 21st Century Is Primed for Fire
A local saw Canada’s disasters coming. He had seen it before.
Could an Industrial Civilization Have Predated Humans on Earth?
A thought experiment plumbs archaeology and geology to ask whether our own species will leave a trace.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and the Ecosystem
Caterpillars are a remarkable bellwether of environmental changes.
The Secret Messages in Ancient Storms
Paleotempestology promises to uncover patterns of historical hurricanes—to better predict destructive weather of the future.