David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life will be available on August 14.
National Geographic examines the sustainability of the Greater Yellowstone Grizzly populations with hunts planned for the fall. Doug Peacock and Save the Yellowstone Grizzly are advocating against delisting the grizzly and the hunts.
Terry Tempest Williams talks with LitHub’s Paul Holdengraber about beauty, joy, sorrow, and the power and importance of the human voice.
The U.S. Administration has proposed changes to how the Endangered Species Act is used, including ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants.
The Chicago Review of Books has named the best nature writing of 2018 (so far).
Stephen Graham Jones’s Mapping the Interior is a finalist for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella.
Longreads interviews Elizabeth Rush about her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, vulnerable communities, and climate change.
Sowell Conference participant Kendra Greene has been named a 2018 Library Innovation Lab Summer Fellow.
Electric Literature recommends 8 Books About Alaska for People Who Don’t Watch Reality TV.
Jackie Brennan interviews Lisa Couturier for Grace and Gravity.
Poet and novelist Bobbie Louise Hawkins died on May 4.
Archives and special collections libraries are at risk from climate change. As part of the New Landscapes series for The Pacific Standard Sophie Yeo asks how we can protect our histories.
Ben Shattuck on The Unexpected Poetry of Sleeping Outside: “I nap outside as often as I can. It is one of the great joys of my life, I think.”
Gary Paul Nabhan will be at the Agave Festival in Marfa, Texas June 6-10. Until then, check out Lawrence Wright’s On the Strange, Artistic World of Marfa, Texas.
Stephen Graham Jones’ Mapping the Interior has been nominated for a 2017 Shirley Jackson award.
Explore writer and anthropologist Loren Eiseley’s Nebraska – a digital representation of Eiseley’s personal experience of the space and place of Nebraska.
Rick Bass writes about painter Russell Chatham for Narrative.
Orion’s Spring 2018 issue is out now, featuring Conscience and Resistance by Scott Russell Sanders and poetry by Keetje Kuipers, Traci Brimhall, David Tomas Martinez, and Sean Hill.