Mapping Texas’ Fraught Environmental History

by | Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 7:00 CST
A new atlas of Texas ecology reveals how thoroughly humans have woven ourselves into the geography of the state, for good and for ill.
A dead piñon pine in Boot Canyon in Big Bend National Park. by

Feeling the Burn in Big Bend

An epic drought has scientists racing to predict the future of Big Bend's unique sky islands.

The 2011 drought that wiped out half the piñon pines in Big Bend’s sky island is a warning shot as the Southwest succumbs to climate change....Read More