March 2018

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FEATURES

building a stable home

The decline in the number of cotton-top tamarins and their loss of habitat have been slowed,

if not stemmed, but long-term stability is always precarious.  

by rosamira guillen

neuroeconomics

Brains combine critical, immediate payoffs with exceptional costs.  

By sean o’donnell           

bedoyo: weapon of the sultan

Now taught in Java performing arts schools, this sacred dance used to be for the eyes of the Sultan alone.   

STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY KAREN GREENSPAN

the shifting views of nature and wildlife

Audubon’s Last Wilderness Journey

By Christopher A. Lepczyk           

DEPARTMENTS

THE NATURAL MOMENT

Thief, Thief

Photograph by Guy Edwardes

up front

Parcels of Preservation

word exchange

SAMPLINGS      

 

NATURALIST AT LARGE

Holing Up in Winter

Bernd Heinrich

field notes

The Complex Audio/Visual System of Oilbirds

THIS LAND

“Trees” Memorial

Robert H. Mohlenbrock

SKYLOG

Neither Blue, nor Rare

Joe Rao

BOOKSHELF

Laurence A. Marschall

ENDPAPER

My Plant Mission

Carlos Magdalena

 

 

April 2018

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