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Nature Isn't What It Used To Be

Nostalgia tugs hard at our narratives about nature. If we could just hold nature still, even for a human lifetime, then we could save it. But we cannot. In that spirit, we’ve assembled a cadre of premier writers to explore how our understanding of nature, and our connection to it, is shifting yet again—and how conservation might look very different in the twenty-first century than it did in the twentieth.

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