Joshua Zaffos

Joshua Zaffos writes from Fort Collins, Colorado, and is a correspondent for High Country News. His work has also appeared in Yale Environment 360, Hakai Magazine, Slate, and other outlets.

Articles by Joshua Zaffos

People Keep Shooting Long-Billed Curlews in Southwest Idaho
June 28, 2018 — A shot mother is the latest in a string of poaching deaths, now considered the greatest threat on what was once the species' densest nesting grounds.
What's at Stake: Adapting to Climate Change
September 21, 2017 — Dennis Ojima helps Great Plains ranchers adapt to the local impacts of climate change—namely, drought. But if Trump's budget goes through, funding for the nation’s climate science centers would also dry up.
Tar Sands Mining Hits the American West
August 31, 2015 — A plan is in place to open the first commercial mine in Utah.