January-March, 2006

V7N11 January March, 2006

Volume 7, Number 1

Features

CONNECTING FLIGHTS Cover Story
Never mind the road map for peace. An unlikely marriage between bird conservation and military aviation is thriving on one of the most divisive pieces of real estate on Earth.
By Frances Cairncross

BON APPÉTIT Print Only
Ecologists are devising invasive species control strategies that would make Julia Child proud.
By Joe Roman

WHERE THE WILD THINGS WERE
The recent Nature paper proposing to bring cheetahs, lions, and elephants to North America raised a wild rumpus. But are the critics missing the point?
By William Stolzenburg

Innovations

HIGH SEAS GARBAGE PICKUP
Satellite data hone in on ghost nets in the Pacific.
By Nancy Bazilchuk

RIGHT BRAIN-LEFT BRAIN CONSERVATION
Scientists and creative writers converge on long-term research.
By Nancy Bazilchuk

STALKING THE WILD HOUSE WREN
Smithsonian ornithologists delve deep into the concrete jungle.
By Joshua Brown

RAISING THE BAR ON KYOTO
New standards require projects to save more than just carbon.
By Adelheid Fischer

Essays

BREATHE Print Only
by Joan Maloof

Journal Watch

Hotspots Not Necessarily So Hot
Road Salt Turns Streams Toxic
Biodiversity May Curb West Nile Virus
Highways Are a Genetic Barrier for Bighorns
Phosphorus Pollution Limits Plant Diversity
Black Bears Wiped Out by Introduced Deer
Selective Logging Doubles Amazon Forest Damage

From Readers

YOUR LETTERS AND COMMENTS Print Only

Uneasy Chair

WHAT DOES “WILD” REALLY MEAN?
by Jon Christensen

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