What are we doing here? Drought, dread and family in the American Southwest | High Country News | August 2018

Tree rings reveal increased fire risk for Southwestern USNature | February 2018

Unique oil spill in East China Sea frustrates scientistsNature | January 2018

Archaeologists uneasy as Trump shrinks Bears Ears National Monument | Nature | December 2017

Politics, land ownership and imperiled plants collide in New Mexico | High Country News | November 2017

Endangered U.S. wolf denied new habitat, as critics charge that politics trumped scienceScience Magazine | September 2017

First Nations Women are Suffering from an Epidemic of Violence. Why? | Sierra Magazine | August / September 2017

Trump’s Border Wall Threatens Plants and Animals on the U.S.-Mexico Border | Scientific American | May 2017

Scott Pruitt isn’t the first administrator who is hostile to the EPA’s mission | High Country News | March 2017

The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules | High Country News | February 2017

Does the constitution hold the key to climate action? | High Country News | February 2017

Public Lands and Environment under Interior Nominee Ryan Zinke: A Mixed Bag | Scientific American | January 2017

Trump’s First 100 Days: Environmental Policy and Public Lands | Scientific American | December 2016

Can Trump undo Obama’s policies? | High Country News | December 2016

The West is Burning, and Climate Change is Partly to Blame | FiveThirtyEight | October 2016


The Pope’s Climate Change Blind Spot: Women’s Rights | Sierra Magazine | September 2016

The Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species triage | High Country News | September 2016

Line of DescentManagement missteps and turf wars have left endangered Mexican wolves dangerously inbred — and desperate for new blood | High Country News | August 2016

New measures could reduce Glen Canyon Dam’s impact on the Grand Canyon — a bitHigh Country News | July 2016

Breeding the UbercoralHakai Magazine | June 2016

Does conserving species actually curb development?High Country News | March 2016

At Valles Caldera, a new national park unit takes shapeHigh Country News | March 2016

In Washington, activists and the ‘necessity defense’ on trialHigh Country News | February 2016

Who really killed Keystone?High Country News | December 2015

Amid California’s historic drought, ancient sequoias show signs of stressThe Guardian | September 2015

Why the Clean Power Plan isn’t a death knell for coalHigh Country News | August 2015

Bumblebees being crushed by climate changeScience Magazine | July 2015

Deaths renew calls for parks to rescind BASE jumping bansHigh Country News | July 2015

Genetic research lays foundation for bold new conservation strategies High Country News | June 2015

The case of the snotty streams | High Country News | March 2015

Don’t Blame the Beetles | Science | October 2014

The desert-friendly cow | High Country News | November 2014

The Tree Coroners | High Country News | December 2013

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