Sign Up for Our Newsletter


Wendee Holtcamp
Over the past year, Houston-based freelance writer and photographer Wendee Holtcamp has traveled on assignment from Australia to the Peruvian Amazon to the Galapagos Islands. Her work appears in such publications as Scientific American, National Wildlife, and
Stories by Wendee Holtcamp
February 29, 2008
We know chocolate fires libidos, improves moods, and makes hearts healthy. Who knew it could fuel cars?
February 29, 2008
When they come home from Iraq and Afghanistan, our veterans may find themselves out of a job as well as out of uniform. Time to call Green Collar Vets.
February 29, 2008
University of Florida biologists George Austin and Andrew Warren had an idea: auction off the naming rights to a newly discovered owl butterfly and use the money for conservation research.
December 1, 2007
The No Child Left Inside bill would authorize $500 million for environmental and outdoor education programs, teacher training, and curriculum development.
September 1, 2007
In the tropical forests of Colombia, a new breed of "conservation entrepreneurs" are using education and economics to protect an endangered primate.
June 1, 2007
Those living by "the Compact" have withdrawn from the rampant consumerism that marks our throwaway culture. One intrepid author discovers the challenges of abstinence.
December 1, 2006
Tush Hog, Ornery Turtle, and their curmudgeonly friends fight to preserve a beloved Texas landscape