Human Landscape

Conservation, Freshwater, Out West

Much of the Grand Canyon is arid and covered in desert scrub. Photo by the author.

A Gurgle Beneath the Roar: The Grand Canyon’s Hidden Water

When it comes to water in the arid landscape, Laurel Hamers says we should be concerned about more than just the Colorado.
by × November 21, 2014 × 2 comments

Agriculture, Culture

Photo by Oakley Originals/CC BY.

Who is Watching the Land?
Wendell Berry and the Resettling of America

The agrarian prophet discusses food, farming, and why he has hope.
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Human Landscape

Bringing Conservation Benefits to Local Communities

Bringing Conservation Benefits to Local Communities

A gathering of conservationists and community members in Vietnam works towards striking a balance in sharing the benefits of forest conservation.
by × March 6, 2014 × 3 comments

Human Landscape

"50kings Cattle Ranching" by inACtion.  CC BY-NC-ND 2.0: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inaction/5779137357/

Beef, Banality, and Economics

Economists compare the benefits of beef with the environmental costs of cattle ranching and delve into the surprising science of cow pee.
by × January 22, 2014 × 1 comment

Business

An Interview with Patagonia’s Director of Environmental Strategy Jill Dumain

An Interview with Patagonia’s Director of Environmental Strategy Jill Dumain

SAGE sat down with Jill Dumain, Patagonia's Director of Environmental Strategy, to find out what makes the company unique and to get some advice.
by × October 17, 2013 × 1 comment

Human Landscape

Harvesting rocks from the Vilcabamba River near the town of Quinara. Photo credit: Chris Hebdon

NATURE–CULTURE–ACTION!

Nature vs. culture. Wild vs. civilized. Country vs. city. These binaries, time and again, have been shown to be false dichotomies. But many groups and organizations still consider protected areas, for example, to be one without people in it. But counter-examples are starting to find their way into the streets and the public view.
by × September 26, 2013 × 0 comments