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Summer 2018

volume 33 no 2
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From the Editor

Here are some stats on the rewilding of the US Southwest’s Mexican gray wolves – the most endangered mammal in North America – that have been rattling around in my mind for the past few days:

  • 1998 – 2002: 110 captive-born wolves released in the wild, 58 removed from the wild to captive facilities;
  • 2003 – 2007: 68 released and 84 removed;
  • 2008 – 2013: 19 released, 17 removed.

This, dear readers, is what rewilding looks like, US Fish and Wildlife (FWS) style. Set …more


Contents

Recovery Roadblocks
Is the federal agency in charge of saving the Mexican wolf keeping it from thriving?
Citizens Afield
The promise of citizen science lies not only in its contributions to research, but also in its ability to transform our relationships with the natural world.
March of the Armyworm
Across Africa, a new invasive pest is damaging crops at an alarming rate – and it might soon go global.
Stories: Learning from Death
Roadkill can be a valuable resource for researchers seeking to understand the behaviors of creatures great and small.
Conversation: There’s No Place for Pessimism
Ralph Nader
In Review: It’s Not the Trees That Need Saving
The Overstory
By Richard Powers
WW Norton & Company, 2018, 512 pages
Voices: Aligning My Life with Nature

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