The Falkland Islands: A Birder’s Grail Destination
By Scott Weidensaul
May 08, 2013 — The otherworldly, windswept Falklands are home to such a vast and diverse array of wildlife—including five species of penguins—that the archipelago has become a grail destination for adventurous birders and nature lovers.
Roseate Spoonbills Send Warning Signs About the Florida Everglades
By Rene Ebersole
May 03, 2013 — Decades after they staged a major comeback from plume hunting, one of the world's most bizarre and beautiful birds is struggling in South Florida. Does this spell trouble for the entire Everglades ecosystem?
Fight Club: A Ragtag Crew Races to Save Disappearing Trees
By Brian Kevin
April 17, 2013 — Backcountry activists in the Mountain West defend the whitebark pine against climate change and beetle attacks.