Trekking into Indonesia's palm forests to expose pyros, poachers, and a trail of destruction. Catching some hoots with an elusive, isolated group of Great Gray Owls in California. The eagles come to roost, and feast, on an organic chicken farm. A coffee, booze, and cigarette ban to help keep baby ibises safe.
Read on for the full contents of our fall issue.
Tracts of land are being cleared to make way for palm plantations, releasing vast quantities of CO2 and giving poachers easy access to endangered Helmeted Hornbills.
Photo: Paul Hilton
Europe’s most endangered ibises just finished their first migration across the Alps, and they couldn’t have done it without their “foster parents.”
Photo: Esther Horvath
Dozens of the raptors crash White Oak Farms each winter to dine on its fields of pasture-raised poultry. With little recourse, the farmers are racing to adapt.
Photo: Bryan Meltz
The elusive owls live in California's Sierra Nevada and have fascinated researchers for a century, but studying them has never been easy.
Photo: Melissa Groo