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This is the full table of contents of the print edition of OnEarth, Winter 2007; Volume 28, No.1. You can have the whole magazine delivered to your door four times a year by clicking here and joining NRDC.


The Rancher and the Grizzly by Bruce Barcott
Under Montana's Big Sky, newly arrived homeowners are on a collision course with a resurgent population of top predators. Many ranchers have figured out the path to peaceful coexistence, but will they manage to pass on their hard-earned wisdom to newcomers unaccustomed to the ways of the wild?

Shareholders Go In Swinging by Laura Wright
Corporations are waking up to the realities of global warming for many reasons -- not least of which is pressure from stockholders. See how one group of investors is working to bring about change.

Waste Not Want Not a photo-essay by Lynn Johnson
In Pittsburgh, a small organization called Global Links has devised an ingenious solution to the problem of waste in American hospitals: Rescue what we throw out, ship it overseas, and save lives.

The Neo-Chills by James Stevenson
Think the debate about global warming is over? Well, think again. A little-known conservative group is convinced that the planet is cooling, and it has the science (and the hairstyles) to prove it.

Himalaya Melting by Broughton Coburn
When the glaciers melt, all that water has to go somewhere. In the mountain fastnesses of Nepal and Bhutan, it is forming thousands of new lakes -- with potentially catastrophic consequences.


  • The Little Mouse That Got in the Way
  • Slip Into A Little Green Number
  • Running on Fumes
  • Wells Fargo's Split Personality
  • A Snappy Comeback
  • These Trees Are Just So-o-o-o Cool
  • I'm Ready for My Close-Up
  • Changing Business By Degrees

    The View from NRDC: The Good Earth
    by Frances Beinecke
    How farmers in the heartland can help solve global warming

    Wish they all could be California, and more.

    NRDC Says...
    NRDC works on many of the issues covered in OnEarth by independent journalists. Here's what NRDC says about grizzlies, endangered species, and oil.

    Fieldwork: The Negotiator
    Using the art of persuasion to forge smart energy solutions

    From the Editor
    by Douglas S. Barasch


    Living Green: My Money Is Greener Than Your Money
    by Carol Vinzant
    It's been more than 30 years since the phrase "socially responsible investing" entered our lexicon. Putting your money where your values are has always felt good, but does it also make sound economic sense?

    Open Space: Drilling Into Deep Trouble
    by Laura Wright
    Wall Street analysts are thrilled by the discovery of vast new oil fields deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico. But the oil companies will have to cope with the threat of hurricanes and underwater earthquakes.


  • "Mockingbird at Winter Solstice" by Eamon Grennan
  • "Incantations of April" by Elton Glaser

    Book Reviews
    Using what's in the sea is one thing; using it up is another: Carl Safina asks if the collapse of our ocean fisheries can be reversed. Plus, Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist revolution, and the winged rat on your windowsill.

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    This issue's cover photo: Vern Evans

    OnEarth. Winter 2007
    Copyright 2007 by the Natural Resources Defense Council