October-December, 2004

Volume 5, Number 4

Features

BURNED
Fire is the embodiment of uncertainty, and playing with it is just what Mama said.
by William deBuys

GHOST STORY
A frozen graveyard of Rocky Mountain locusts, historical research, and ecological sleuthing reveal a remarkable story that causes us to pause and question, What makes a species real?
by Jeffrey Lockwood

Innovations

BACKWARD COMPATIBLE
Cybertracker fuses ancient knowledge with cutting-edge technology
By Nancy Bazilchuk

LIVING THE GOOD LIFE

In Britain conservation now counts as a measure of quality of life
By Nancy Bazilchuk

TASTES LIKE CHICKEN
Side-by-Side taste tests offer clues to stem the bushmeat crisis in Gabon
By Erik Ness

Numbers In Context

ARE WE LOSING GROUND?
New research signals a global disparity between the habitats we are protecting and those that we are losing. A game plan that concentrates on species loss won’t solve the problem.
by Jonathan M. Hoekstra, Timothy M. Boucher, Taylor H. Ricketts, and Carter Roberts

LUNCH WITH A TURTLE POACHER Cover Story
We must embrace our enemies and look into their eyes long enough to see ourselves. Then, we can begin talking.
by Wallace J. Nichols and Carl Safina

Essays

FOUR EARS TO THE GROUND Print Only
by Alan Burdick

BOOK REVIEWS

From Readers

YOUR LETTERS AND COMMENTS Print Only

DON’T SHOOT THE MESSENGER by Jon Christensen

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