Mark Dowie


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 Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century and American Foundations: An Investigative History. He teaches science at the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Painting by Toni Onley

Nuclear Caribou

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

Photograph by Russell Kaye, used with permission

In Law We Trust

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