Some of you already know birders have this tradition called the Big Year. People using planes, trains, and automobiles so they can go climbing, hiking, scoping, and sweating through lands far, far away to rack up credits for sighting the […]

Shout Out to the Birds of ...


Thom Heyd, long-time member of ISEE and co-representative of ISEE in Canada, has organised a Colloquium to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt. The aim of the event is to open a discussion on the importance of Humboldt’s integrative […]

Colloquium to celebrate the 250th anniversary of ...


Nature immersion was about to be my off-ramp from a years-long highway of depression. Before light bulbs, blinds, or a new shower curtain, I bought clay pots and flowering plants for the balcony of my newly purchased, third-story condo. I […]

Break Out the Border Collies



Hugh Wilson, the manager of the Hinewai Nature Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary in the southeast corner of New Zealand's Banks Peninsula, is a man on a mission. An impassioned botanist with grand ambitions, he was growing tired of witnessing the […]

Fools and Dreamers: Regenerating a Native ...


A dancer, a teacher of tai chi, and a rabbi go for a walk in the woods. This sounds like the setup for a joke, but it’s actually the beginning of an experiment in ecological culture.  As it is becoming […]

Adventures in the Deep World: A ...


Adapting Environmental Ethics to Rapid, Anthropogenic, and Global Ecological Change H.J. Andrews Forest Research Station Blue River, Oregon JULY 10-13, 2019 Conference report by Emma Marris This July, environmental ethicists from around the world gathered under 500-year-old Douglas-firs and hemlocks at […]

Adapting Environmental Ethics to Rapid, Anthropogenic, ...