Mark Dowie is a former publisher and editor of Mother Jones magazine and former editor-at-large of InterNation, a transnational feature syndicate based in New York. His recent works include Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict Between Global Conservation and Native Peoples and American Foundations: An Investigative History. Dowie has written and published over 200 investigative magazine articles and has won 19 journalism awards including four National Magazine Awards. He teaches science at the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
STEPPING OUT of a bush plane in late winter onto a gravel landing strip near the shore of the Ninglick River, you peer through a blizzard raging across the flat, treeless Continue reading
See also “Uranium Mining, Native Resistance, and the Greener Path,” by Winona LaDuke, from the same issue. A CARIBOU CALVING GROUND – Nunavut, Canada: June days lengthen and snow melts to Continue reading
A LOW FOG ENVELOPS THE STEEP and remote valleys of southwestern Uganda most mornings, as birds found only in this small corner of the continent rise in chorus and the great Continue reading
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IN THE EARLY 1900s, a company known as Waiahole Water constructed an elaborately engineered ditch and tunnel system across the Hawaiian island of O’ahu. Its purpose was to channel stream water Continue reading