A poem by Jamie O'Hara Laurens.
Science as a first love. By Callie Leuck.
Paul Gugger uses genes to predict the fate of oak trees in the face of climate change. By Amelia Taylor-Hochberg.
Discover the unexpected thrill of small mammal research. By Grace Vaziri.
The physics and physicists behind snowflakes. By Amelia Taylor-Hochberg.
There is something in the fish of Madre de Dios, Peru. You wouldn't know by looking at them– the fish look normal and they taste great– but the something may threaten the health of thousands of people. By David Gonzalez.
On life and death: Amy McDermott leads morning meditation with Sue the T.rex, at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
Landscape-architect-in-training Sophie Krause shows us landscapes as a lens to view the world, and shares 5 ways you can treat your surroundings more responsibly.
Take a walk through the soaring peaks of the tropical alpine. In this world of wild extremes, it is summer by day, and winter by night. By Holly McKelvey, with photos by Daniela Martinez Medina.
No matter where you live or what you do, summer is the time to get outside and play. Photographs by Chris Whiting.
Joshua Conrad Jackson tackles the scientific study of religion.
Can we stall one of the most devastating marine invasions in history? More importantly, should we? By Joe Curtis.
Finding the wild amidst skyscrapers and taxis. By Amy Wray.
A poem by Robert Hackett.
Cosmologist Kevin Crowley's six weeks in the high desert of Chile.
In which former tetrapod loyalist Amy Wray finds out that invertebrates are awesome too.
A photo essay on the muted hues of winter. By Daniela Martínez Medina.
Luke Musher takes you puffin-watching on the cold cliffs of Iceland.
Along a protected stretch of the California coastline, Holly McKelvey teaches visitors to love their local environment by building a relationship with the landscape. Welcome to the personal side of environmental education.
Cats at the research station, dogs on the farm– these are the domestic animals we've met in the field.