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Copper, Gold or Fish: How a Massive Mining Project is Threatening the World’s Largest Salmon Habitat  

BRISTOL BAY, ALASKA —“Waterfall!” Rick Halford’s voice crackled over the communication system as he pointed the nose of his Cessna 185 floatplane toward the river below. My stomach did a backflip as the plane plummeted, and for a moment I forgot why the former Alaska State Senator was giving my photographer and me a…

A Leading Elephant Conservationist Was Just Shot Dead, Adding to the Long List of Environmental Defenders Killed This Year

Wayne Lotter, a wildlife conservation leader, is the latest environmental defender to be killed in 2017; he was shot in the head last Wednesday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Lotter was a director and co-founder of the PAMS Foundation, a conservation organization that has been pivotal in the anti-poaching movement across…