Volume 5, Number 1
REFLECTIONS ON THE POND
The pond is the universal icon for wetlands. But to Joy Zedler, ponds are the ecological equivalent of fast-food chains, an emblem of the homogenization of the landscape
by Sarah DeWeerdt
WIN-WIN ILLUSIONS Cover Story
Over the past two decades, efforts to heal the rift between poor people and protected areas have foundered. So what next?
by Jon Christensen
After several years of searching, a NASA biologist found a way to track urban sprawl in probably the least obvious place
by John Weier
Numbers In Context
IS THERE ROOM FOR CONSERVATION IN AN ALL CONSUMING WORLD? Print Only
The story of consumption in the 21st century is as much about emerging consumer nations as it is about traditional ones.
by Gary Gardner, Erik Assadourian, RadhikaSarin, and Janet L. Sawin
Vehicle collisions can be a matter of life or death, not just for individual animals but for entire species. In Florida, ecologists and engineers have devised an elegantly simple statewide solution.
by David Havlick
THE LAST MONSTER Print Only
By David Quammen
Does Shade Coffee Help or Hinder Conservation?
Dung Could Help Restore Mediterranean Grasslands
Endangered Species Listings May Backfire
Even Hand-Logging Can Threaten Orangutans
Nonlethal Carnivore Control
Restoring Destroyed Grasslands in China
Groundwater Crisis Threatens Subterranean Biodiversity
YOUR LETTERS AND COMMENTS Print Only
IS CONSERVATION READY FOR THE LIGHT OF DAY? by Jon Christensen