Articles & Essays (recent/selected)

“Environmental Ethics, Sustainability Science, and the Recovery of Pragmatism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics, eds. Stephen M. Gardiner and Allen Thompson (Oxford University Press, 2017): 528-540.

“The Real Zootopia.” Slate (3/3/16).

“Why Edward Abbey Still Matters.” Earth Island Journal (5/15/15).

“What Does it Mean to Preserve Nature in the Age of Humans?” The Conversation (5/1/15).

“The Perils of De-Extinction.” Minding Nature (2015) 8(1): 11-17.

“Extinct Species Should Stay Extinct.” Slate (12/1/14).

“Can Zoos Save the World?” The Conversation (10/30/14).

“The Fall of the Wild? Not Really.” Slate (7/21/14).

“A Kerfuffle Over Species Collection.” Slate (6/16/14).

“Is it Right to Reverse Extinction?” Nature (2014) 509: 261.

“Avoiding (Re)Extinction.”  Science (2014) 344: 260-261.

“Old Wine, New Bottles? Using History to Inform the Assisted Colonization Debate.” Oryx (2014) 48: 186-194.

“Conservation, Animal Rights, and Human Welfare: A Pragmatic View of the ‘Bushmeat Crisis’.” In Marc Bekoff, ed., Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013), pp. 77-93.

“Ecological Ethics in Captivity: Balancing Values and Responsibilities in Zoo and Aquarium Research Under Rapid Global Change.ILAR Journal (2013) 54: 41-51.

“Buying Whales to Save Them.” Issues in Science and Technology 29 (2013): 58-68.

“Restoring the Narrative of American Environmentalism.” Restoration Ecology 21 (2013): 6-11.

“Geoengineering and Ecological Ethics in the Anthropocene.” BioScience 62 (2012): 857-858.

“Managed Relocation: Integrating the Scientific, Regulatory, and Ethical Challenges.” BioScience 62 (2012): 732-743.

“Species Conservation, Rapid Environmental Change, and Ecological Ethics.” Nature Education Knowledge 3 (2012): 14.