Award-Winning Writer

Jim Morrison writes about the environment, travel, the arts, and business. His stories have appeared in numerous publications including Smithsonian, The New York Times, and National Wildlife.

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Polarbear cub article
National Wildlife

The Incredible Shrinking Polar Bears

In Canada's Hudson Bay, a long-term study confirms they are losing weight and bearing fewer cubs as global warming melts away their icy habitat. Is this a preview of what other populations of polar bears will soon be facing?...

Clean water1 article
National Wildlife

How Much Is Clean Water Worth?

A lot, say researchers who are putting dollar values on wildlife and ecosystems—and proving that conservation pays...

Sage grouse jj08 1 article
National Wildlife

Robot to the Rescue

In a study of how oil and gas drilling affect breeding sage-grouse, a biologist relies on insights from a mechanical bird....

National Wildlife

Emergency Aid for an Ailing River

Arizona's Cocopah Indians are working with NWF to restore the Lower Colorado River, the mainspring of local wildlife and the foundation of Cocopah culture...

Clean water1 article
National Wildlife

How Much Is Clean Water Worth?

A lot, say researchers who are putting dollar values on wildlife and ecosystems—and proving that conservation pays...

National Wildlife

Emergency Aid for an Ailing River

Arizona's Cocopah Indians are working with NWF to restore the Lower Colorado River, the mainspring of local wildlife and the foundation of Cocopah culture...

National Wildlife

The Case of the Missing Amphibians

The Case of the Missing Amphibians. A recent report provides the most compelling evidence yet that frogs and other amphibians are in serious trouble worldwide....

Sage grouse jj08 1 article
National Wildlife

Robot to the Rescue

In a study of how oil and gas drilling affect breeding sage-grouse, a biologist relies on insights from a mechanical bird....