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Fall 2023: Biodiversity

Volume 38, Issue 2

In This Issue

Protecting the Piping Plover

Lenore Montanaro

In recognition of the Endangered Species Act’s 50th anniversary, this article discusses the endangered piping plover, a precious and protected migratory shorebird.

Nov 09, 2023 14 min read


Vantage Point

Robin Craig

The articles in this issue illuminate how to initiate an “all hands on deck” effort to slow the planetary loss of biodiversity, wielding legal tools as diverse as the biodiversity they can help to pr…

Nov 09, 2023 3 min read

Interview: Elizabeth Klein

Milo Charles Mason

Interview with the Director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on current and future federal permitting for offshore wind and other energy projects.

Nov 09, 2023 10 min read

Literary Resources

Frederick H Turner

Reviews of Life on the Rocks: Building a Future for Coral Reefs, Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America’s Woods, Fen, Bog & Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in t…

Nov 09, 2023 11 min read

The Back Page: Onshoring

Samuel L Brown

Discussion of current U.S. policy to onshore—to the maximum extent practicable—the production capabilities and infrastructure necessary for meeting climate change, national security, and economic go…

Nov 09, 2023 2 min read