The best books about the Northern wilderness and our place in it.
A study says that if we want to prevent extinction, we’re protecting the wrong areas of the country. Can't we do both?
As part of our week-long series on people who opt out of society, Eva Holland traces the American tradition of examining the outdoors with loving precision, from Henry David Thoreau to Annie Dillard.
It might be the only way for our National Park Service to nurture the kind of ecological awareness required for a genuine environmental ethic.