Healthy Planet homestories

The Giving Trees

Scientists plant hope through forest restoration

Healthy Planet Stewardship

Taking Stock of Recovery

Grazing helps to shape ecosystems, but the effects depend on management and the environment.

Healthy Planet

Back from Prehistory

The “butifull Buzzard of the Columbia ” was Captain William Clark’s descriptor in 1805 for the prehistoric vultures he observed riding thermals on 9-foot wings in the Columbia River Gorge. Yet just 100 years later, the giant condors were all but gone in Oregon. Now, ornithologist Susan Haig is helping to bring them back.