October-December 2005

CM Cover V6N41 October December 2005

Features

OIL CHANGE
The interests of big businesses, environmentalists, and society coincide more often than you might guess from all the mutual blaming. So who needs to change?
By Jared Diamond

 

FOUR FUTURES
The seeds of the future are to be found in the extremes of the present. So our wildest ideas are the ones that give us insights into the surprises of the next few decades.
By Erik Ness

 

THE LOOK OF SUCCESS Cover Story
In the wake of successful wolf reintroductions, managers who once fervently defended wolves are now faced with killing them. Are we
ready for modern predator management?
By Jim Robbins

Innovations

SEQUENCING THE OCEAN
Genomic techniques revolutionize our view of marine biodiversity.
By Nancy Bazilchuk

GOOGLE SCALES THE IVORY TOWER
New search engine throws open the doors to scientific literature.
By Nancy Bazilchuk

BUSINESSES COME CLEAN
New initiative sets global standards for sustainability reporting.
By Nancy Bazilchuk

Numbers in Context

MUDDY WATERS
We’re increasing sediment in the world’s rivers, yet only a tiny fraction of it ever reaches its coastal destination. Without dams, the picture would be dramatically different.

Essay

THE ILLUSION OF SCIENTIFIC TRUTH Print Only
by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Journal Watch

Seismic Elephant Surveys

Testing the Effectiveness of Conservation Corridors

Endangered Native or Alien Invader?

More Deer, Fewer Songbirds

Does Conserving Top Predators Protect Biodiversity?

Domestication Threatens Key Deer

Books

BOOK REVIEWS

From Readers

YOUR LETTERS AND COMMENTS Print Only

Uneasy Chair

WHAT IF WE’RE WRONG?
by Jon Christensen

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