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Bruce Stutz

Bruce Stutz, former editor-in-chief of Natural History, became a contributing editor to OnEarth in the fall of 2004. He is the author of Chasing Spring: An American Journey Through a Changing Season (Scribner).

Stories by Bruce Stutz
July 2, 2014
The view from the air puts it all in perspective.
March 5, 2014
Invasive earthworms can't wriggle their way out of the blame for destroying our forest topsoil.
October 7, 2013
Out of sight and out of mind, huge container ships glide from port to port, bringing us the goodies we crave—but what's their real cost?
February 25, 2013
Magnets made from rare-earth elements have been key to green technology -- and notoriously difficult to obtain. Researchers are searching for a better way.
October 3, 2012
Everyone loves wild, natural places. But wait -- how many of them are truly wild and natural?
December 12, 2011
Charismatic and mysterious, the sturgeon has been around for 85 million years. We may have no more than 20 years left to save it from extinction.
August 26, 2009
Millions of acres of fertile farmland in the developing world are being sold or leased to outside powers, raising the spectre of a new era of agricultural colonialism
December 1, 2008
Where the Past Meets the Carbon-Neutral Future
August 28, 2008
No one pays much attention to the humble creatures that inhabit our shorelines. But a new technology may help us understand their unique vulnerability to climate change.
February 29, 2008
Think of Europe and what comes to mind is the soaring euro and gleaming cosmopolitan cities. But in the remote hills of Transylvania, a nearly medieval way of life prevails. Can it survive its encounter with modernity?
June 1, 2007
Bruce Stutz reviews this new book by Chris Mooney
March 1, 2007
The surfaces of the world’s oceans are vast, but the depths are far vaster.