Field Notes

How Protecting Habitats Could Help Prevent Future Pandemics

How Protecting Habitats Could Help Prevent Future Pandemics

— Wildlife health is not separate from our own. To forestall new infectious "spillover" events, experts are looking to familiar conservation tools.
Can There Be a Green and Just Economic Recovery From the Pandemic?

Can There Be a Green and Just Economic Recovery From the Pandemic?

— As politicians and the fossil fuel industry seek to restore a status quo, the course chosen now will dictate our climate future.
It's Time to Build a Truly Inclusive Outdoors

It's Time to Build a Truly Inclusive Outdoors

— As the nation continues to confront racism, the birding community must embrace difficult conversations.
Penguins and Polar Bears Hang on at the Poles

Penguins and Polar Bears Hang on at the Poles

— With our climate becoming ever more off-kilter, a naturalist takes stock of the ends of the earth.