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Branching Out Against Illegal Logging
How a little-known U.S. trade law has clipped the global market for illegal lumber
The Finer Side of Flotsam
Behind the scenes of Sierra's Cool Schools cover.
Jack Johnson's Jack Kerouac
Jack Johnson brings "On the Road" on the water--and finds rhythm at sea
Wild at Heart
In the face of climate change, the Sierra Club’s mission has expanded far beyond preserving wild places. Sierra pulled aside Dan Chu, head of the Club’s Our Wild America campaign, to ask him about wilderness protection in an overheating world.
The Wilderness Act at 50: Hope in the Unseen
Half a century ago, the United States resolved to protect vast tracts of undeveloped land “where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.”
Savor More, Consume Less
The tastiest nonprofit in America occupies a single room in a drafty old building fronting San Francisco Bay.
Artist or Activist?
In Africa, photographer Nick Brandt assembles an anti-poaching army.
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