2014

“Field Philosophy: Dualism to Complexity Through the Borderland” (with Lissy Goralnik) in Dialectical Anthropology, forthcoming.

“So You Say you Love Fish” (with John A. Vucetich and Kathleen Dean Moore) in The Future of Fisheries, Bill Taylor, et al., eds. American Fisheries Society, forthcoming.


“The Anthropocene: disturbing name, limited insight” (with John A. Vucetich and Chelsea K. Batavia) in After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans, Ben Minteer and Stephen Pyne, eds. University of Chicago Press, forthcoming.


“Wolves and ravens, science and ethics: Traditional ecological knowledge meets long-term ecological research” in  M. K. Nelson and D. Shilling, eds. Keepers of the Green World: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Sustainability. Cambridge University Press.


“Wolf Hunting and the Ethics of Predator Control” (with John A. Vucetich) in Linda Kalof, ed. The Oxford Companion of Animal Studies, Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2014.


“Empathy Education: Ecofeminism, the Ethic of Care, and Experiential Environmental Philosophy” (with Lissy Goralnik and Tracy Dobson) forthcoming in the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2014.


“Ethics” (with Lissy Goralnik and John A. Vucetich) in Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices, ed. Debra Rowe. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, (pp. 319-27), 2014. [pdf]


“Ecological Effects of the World’s Largest Carnivores” (with William J. Ripple, James A. Estes, Robert L. Beschta, Christopher C. Wilmers, Euan G. Ritchie, Mark Hebblewhite, Joel Berger, Bodil Elmhagen, Mike Letnic, Oswald J. Schmitz, Douglas W. Smith, Arian D. Wallach, Aaron J. Wirsing), in Science 343, 1241484, 2014. [pdf]



2013

“Removing protections for wolves and the future of the U.S. Endangered Species Act (1973)” (with Jeremy T. Bruskotter, John A. Vuetich, Sherry Enzler, and Adrian Treves), in Conservation Letters, 2013. [pdf]


“Discernment and precaution: a response to Cochrane (2013) and Mech (2013)”, (with John A. Vucetich, Rolf O. Peterson), The George Wright Forum 30/3, 2013, p. 333-40. [pdf]


“Conservation, Science, Ethics” invited short essay in Fair Chase Magazine, Fall 2013, p. 8. [pdf]


“What the Inbred Scandinavian Wolf Population Tells us About the Nature of Conservation” (with Jannikke Räikkönen, John A. Vucetich, Leah M. Vucetich, and Rolf O. Peterson) for PLoS One Biology, 8(6) e67218. [pdf]


“The Importance of Conserving the Wolves of Isle Royale National Park” with John A. Vucetich and Rolf O. Peterson, white paper on the genetic rescue of the wolves of Isle Royale, June 2013. [pdf]


“The Infirm Ethical Foundations of Conservation” (with John A. Vucetich), invited essay for Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation, edited by Marc Beckoff, University of Chicago Press, 2013, pp. 9-25. [pdf]


“Response to Gostomski” (with John A. Vucetich and Rolf O. Peterson) for The George Wright Forum, 30(1), 2013: pp. 101-02. [pdf], essay by Gostomski here


“What it’s Like to Necropsy a Moose,” short sidebar piece in Terra: A world of research and creativity at Oregon State University, Spring 2013, pp. 32-33. [pdf]


“Predator and Prey, a Delicate Dance,” Invited Op/Ed for New York Times on Isle Royale wolves (with John A. Vucetich and Rolf O. Peterson), May 8, 2013, on line here


“Moving Toward a Global Moral Consensus on Environmental Action” (with Kathleen Dean Moore), State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?, Washington, DC: Island Press and The Worldwatch Institute, 2013, pp. 225-33, 412-13. [pdf]


“Wilderness, Values of” (with John A. Vucetich) for International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited by Hugh Lafollette, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 2013. [pdf]



2012

Commentary, “The Logic of Climate Change Denial” (with Kathleen Dean Moore) in The Oregonian, December 1, 2012, on line here.


“Promoting wildlife health or fighting wildlife disease?  Insights from history, philosophy, and wildlife health experts” (with Shauna L. Hanisch and Shawn J. Riley), in Wildlife Society Bulletin, September 2012, 36(3): 477-482. [pdf]


“Environmental Ethics for Wildlife Management” (with John A. Vucetich) in Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management, Daniel J. Decker, Shawn J. Riley, and William F. Siemer, eds., Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012, pp. 223-37. [pdf]


The Handbook for Conservation and Sustainability Ethics (with John A. Vucetich) published by the Conservation Ethics Group, available on line here, or order hardcopies here.


“Sustainability Science, Ethical foundations and emerging challenges” (with John A. Vucetich), Nature Education Knowledge, 2012, 3(10):12, on line here.


Review of A More Perfect Union: Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II, by Linda Sargent Wood, (with Adam Sowards), for Environmental Ethics, Summer 2012, 34(2):213-18. [pdf]


“An Environmental Pedagogy of Care: Emotion, Relationships, and Experience in Higher Education Ethics Learning” (with Lissy Goralnik, Kelly Millenbah, and Laurie Thorp), The Journal of Experiential Education, 2012, 35(3):412-28. [pdf]


“Should Isle Royale Wolves be Reintroduced? A Case Study on Wilderness Management in a Changing World” (with John A. Vucetich and Rolf O. Peterson), The George Wright Forum, 29(1): 126–147, 2012 [pdf]


“Toward improving the effectiveness of wolf management approaches in Michigan: insights from a 2010 statewide survey” (with Michelle Lute, Meredith Gore, John Vucetich), report produced and published February 5, 2012 [pdf].


“Closing the Climate Change Generation Gap,” invited blog for the Huffington Post, January 3, 2012, on line here.


“An Introduction to The Blue River Declaration An Environmental Ethic and a Thinking Community,” and The Blue River Declaration (with the Blue River Quorum) at Minding Nature: A Journal Exploring Conservation Values and the Practice of Ecological Democratic Citizenship, 2012, 4(3):9-12, on line here.


“What is Morally Required?” (with Kathleen Dean Moore) published at Common Dreams, January 3, 2012, on line here.


“Anthropocentrism” (with Lissy Goralnik) for Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition, Vol. 1, 145-155, 2012. [pdf]


“It’s Wrong to Wreck the World: A Moral Call to Protect the Environment” (with Kathleen Dean Moore) in Earth Island Journal, Winter 2012, pp. 46-49. [pdf]



2011

Moral Ground: A Study and Discussion Guide (with Kathleen Dean Moore) (San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, October 2011), on line here.


“Exploring the ethical basis for conservation policy: the case of inbred wolves on Isle Royale, USA” (with Meredith Gore, John Vucetich, Amy Smith and Melissa Clark), Conservation Letters. [pdf]


“Making Interdisciplinarity Possible” (with Elizabeth H. Simmons), for Inside Higher Education, August 2011, on line here.


“Science, ethics, and the historical roots of our ecological crises – was White right?” (with Thomas J. Sauer) in T. J. Sauer, J. M. Norman, and M. V. K. Sivakumar (ed.) Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Change – Science, Policy and Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK, 2011, pp. 3-16. [pdf]


“The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Inadequate History, Inadequate Ethics”  (with John A. Vucetich, Paul Paquet, and Joseph Bump) in The Wildlife Professional, Summer 2011, 5/2, 58-60. [pdf]


“Framing a Philosophy of Environmental Action: Aldo Leopold, John Muir, and the Importance of Community” (with Lissy Goralnik) in The Journal of Environmental Education 2011, 42(3): 181-92. [pdf]


“The Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project (1958-present) and the Wonder of Long-Term Ecological Research” (with John A. Vucetich, Rolf O. Peterson, and Leah Vucetich) in Endeavour, March 2011, 35(1), pp. 30-38. [pdf]


“Toward a Global Consensus for Ethical Action” (with Kathleen Dean Moore) in The Leopold Outlook: a publication of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, Vol. 11, Issue 1, Winter 2011, pp. 5-9. [pdf]



2010

“The Perfect Moral Storm, When the Life Rafts are on Fire” (with Kathleen Dean Moore) in Minding Nature: A Journal Exploring Conservation Values and the Practice of Ecological Democratic Citizenship, December 2010, 3(3), pp. 6-11, on line here


“To a Future without Hope” in Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson, eds, Trinity University Press, 2010. [pdf]


“We Must Act to Avert Harm to the Future: Toward a Global Moral Consensus” (Editor’s Introduction with Kathleen Dean Moore) in Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson, eds, Trinity University Press, 2010. [pdf]


“The Moral Obligations of Scientists” (with John A. Vucetich) in The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 1, 2010. [pdf]


“Four Cultures: New Synergies for Engaging Society on Climate Change” (with Matthew C. Nisbet, Mark A. Hixon, and Kathleen Dean Moore) in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6, 2010, pp. 329-331. [pdf]


“Sustainability: Virtuous or Vulgar?” (with John A. Vucetich) in BioScience 60, 2010, pp. 539-44. [pdf]


“Will the future of Isle Royale wolves and moose always differ from our sense of their past?” (with John Vucetich and Rolf Peterson), in M. Musiani, P. Paquet, and L. Boitani (eds.) World of Wolves: New Perspectives on Ecology, Behaviour, and Management, University of Calgary Press, 2010, pp. 123-154. [pdf]


“Geography and Recovery under the U.S. Endangered Species Act” (with Carlos Carroll, John Vucetich, Dan Rohlf, and Mike Phillips) in Conservation Biology 24, 2010, pp. 395-403. [pdf]


“Teaching Holism in Environmental Ethics” in Environmental Ethics 32/1, 2010, pp. 33-49. [pdf]


“The Logic of Persistence” (response article with John  A. Vucetich, Rolf O. Peterson, Jannikke Räikkönen) in Biological Conservation 143, 2010, pp. 533-34. [pdf]


“True Sustainability Will Need an Ethical Revolution” (with John Vucetich) for The Ecologist, January 1, 2010, on line here



2009

“The Great New Wilderness Debate: An Overview” in Earthcare: An Anthology in Environmental Ethics, David Clowney and Patricia Mosto, eds. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009), pp. 449-59, revised from earlier essay in Pojman textbook below. [pdf]


“The Ethics of Hunting: Can We Have our Animal Ethics and Eat them Too?” (with Kelly F. Millenbah), The Wildlife Professional, 3/3, Fall 2009:33-34. [pdf]


“On Advocacy by Environmental Scientists: What, Whether, Why, and How” (with John Vucetich), Conservation Biology, 23/5 (Sept. 2009), pp.1090-1101. [pdf]


“Anaximines’ Answer” in Borne On Air: Essays by Idaho Writers, Mary Clearman Blew and Phil Druker, eds. (Cheney, WA: Eastern Washington University Press, 2009), pp. 173-78. [pdf]


“Congenital bone deformities and the inbred wolves (Canis lupus) of Isle Royale” (with Jannikke Räikkönen, John A. Vucetich, Rolf O. Peterson) in Biological Conservation 142, 2009, pp. 1027-1033. [pdf]


“Abandon Hope” (with John A. Vucetich), The Ecologist, March 2009, pp. 32-35. [pdf]



2008

“On Doing Helpful Philosophy” for Science and Engineering Ethics 14:611-14, 2008. [pdf]


The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, edited by J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, from Cengage Publishers, November 2008, 7 entries:

- “Wilderness” [pdf]

- “Ecosystem Health” [pdf]

- “Charles Darwin” [pdf]

- “Holism” [pdf]

- “Theory” [pdf]

- “Preservation” (with John A. Vucetich  [pdf]

- “North America” (with Adam Sowards) [pdf]


“The Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project: Fifty Years of Challenge and Insight” with Rolf O. Peterson and John A. Vucetich, The George Wright Forum 25:98-113, 2008. [pdf]


“Distinguishing Experiential from Physical Wilderness” with John A. Vucetich, in The Wilderness Debate Rages On: Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate, (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008), pp. 611-31. [pdf]


“Introduction: The Growth of Wilderness Seeds” with J. Baird Callicott, in The Wilderness Debate Rages On: Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate, (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008, pp. 1-17. [pdf]


“The Challenges of Long-Term Wolf Research” in International Wolf, Summer 2008, pp. 12-13. [pdf]



2007

“Normativity and the meaning of endangered: a comment on Waples et al. 2007” with John Vucetich and Michael Phillips, Conservation Biology 21/6 (Dec. 2007), pp. 1646-48. [pdf]


“What are 60 Warblers Worth?: Killing in the Name of Conservation” with John A. Vucetich, in Oikos 116:1267-78 (August 2007). [pdf]


Review of The Pine Island Paradox, Kathleen Dean Moore, in Teaching Philosophy, 30:3 (September 2007), pp. 335-39. [pdf]


Review of Infinite Nature, R. Bruce Hull, in Environmental History, 12:3 (July 2007), pp. 688-89. [pdf]


Review of Sustainability: A Philosophy of Adaptive Ecosystem Management, Bryan G. Norton, in Environmental Conservation, 34:1 (March 2007), pp. 84-5. [pdf]


Review of Hypocrisy: Ethical Investigations, Béla Szabadoz and Eldon Soifer, in Books in Canada, http://www.booksincanada.com/article_view.asp?id=4576 2007.



2006

“The Normative Dimension and Legal Meaning of Endangered and Recovery in the U.S. Endangered Species Act” with John Vucetich and Michael Phillips, Conservation Biology 20/5 (Oct. 2006), pp. 1383-90. [pdf]


“Mountain Thinking: A Howl for Environmental Ethics,” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 13.1 (Winter 2006), pp. 203-07. [pdf]


Review (with Matt Grisko) of Philosophy and Biodiversity, Markku Oksanen and Juhani Pietarinen, eds., in Environmental Values, 15:1 (February 2006), pp. 124-127. [pdf]



2005

“The Great New Wilderness Debate: An Overview” in Louis P. Pojman ed., Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application, 4th Edition (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2005), 174-81. [pdf]


“Pagan Environmental Ethics” in Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron R. Taylor, ed. (London: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005), pp. 1232-33. [pdf]


“J. Baird Callicott” in Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron R. Taylor, ed. (London: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005), pp. 252-54. [pdf]


Review (with Craig Buttke) of The Death of Our Planet’s Species: A Challenge to Ecology and Ethics, Martin Gorke, in Ethics, Place, and Environment: A Journal of Philosophy and Geography, 2005, 8/2:251-55. [pdf]


Review of Worth Doing, Steven G. Smith, in The Review of Metaphysics, December 2005, vol. 59, no. 2, pp.451-2. [pdf]


Review of Reconstructing Conservation: Finding Common Ground, Ben A. Minteer and Robert E. Manning, eds., in Environmental Ethics, Vol.27 (Fall 2005), pp. 329-32. [pdf]


Review of Beneath the Surface: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Deep Ecology, Katz, Light, and Rothenberg, eds. and Philosophical Dialogues: Arne Naess and the Progress of Eco-Philosophy, Witoszek and Brennan, eds., Philosophy and Geography, 2005. [pdf]



2004

“O Holismo na Ética Ambiental” (“Holism in Environmental Ethics”) in Maria Varandas and Christina Beckert, eds., Éticas e Políticas Ambientais (Environmental Ethics and Environmental Policies), (Lisbon, Portugal: Centro de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa, 2004), pp. 133-151.  Published in Portuguese. [pdf]


“Teaching the Land Ethic,” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, 8, 2-3, 2004, pp. 353-65. [pdf]


“Environmental Ethics” in Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, edited by Shepard Krech, J.R. McNeill, and Carolyn Merchant. (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp.445-49. [pdf]


“Animism” in Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, edited by Shepard Krech, J.R. McNeill, and Carolyn Merchant. (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp. 55-56. [pdf]


“Earth, Air, Water…Ethics” in Transactions, the scholarly journal of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Volume 90, 2003/04, pp. 164-173. [pdf]


Review of Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection, Lisa Sideris, in Environmental Conservation, 31:3 (September 2004) p. 266. [pdf]


“Animism” in Circle Magazine, Summer 2004, pp. 48-9. [pdf]


Review of The World and the Wild: Expanding Wilderness Conservation Beyond its American Roots, Rothenberg and Ulvaeus, eds., in Environmental Ethics Vol.26 (Spring 2004), pp. 107-110. [pdf]



2001-03

Lead author for Ethics for a Small Planet: A Communications Handbook on the Ethical and Theological Reasons for Protecting Biodiversity, Published by the University of Wisconsin Press and the Biodiversity Project, Madison, WI, 2002.  5 Entries:

-“Introduction to Environmental Ethic” [pdf, see 41-47]

-“2,000 Years of Western Ideas about Nature in Less than 2,000 Words” [pdf, see 48-53]

-“The Ways We Value Nature” [pdf, see 56-60]

-“Rights and Responsibilities: What Obligations Do We Owe To the Natural World (and to each other)?” (with Robb Cowie) [pdf, see 61-64]

-“Busting Anti-Conservation Myths” [pdf, 104-106].


Review of Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience, R. Knight and S. Riedel, eds., in Environmental Conservation 30(1):92, 2003. [pdf]


“What is Wilderness?: The Great New Wilderness Debate” in The View From Listening Point

newsletter, Fall/Winter 2002, pp. 6, 7, 15.


“Philosophers to Haney: Mind your Logic!” with Gary Hardcastle, in Wisconsin Academy Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, Summer 2002, pp. 12-13.


“Pagan Environmental Ethics” in Circle: Nature Spiritual Quarterly, Summer 2002, pp. 39-40.


“A Philosopher’s View” in Wisconsin Academy Review: The Magazine of Wisconsin Thought and Culture, Vol. 48, No. 2, Spring 2002, pp. 57-8. Reprinted in The View From Listening Point, newsletter, Fall 2003.


“A Deeper Shade of Green:  Environmental Ethics on Campus”, in Greening of the Campus IV: Moving to the Mainstream, selected proceedings, Robert Koester, ed., Ball State University,

2001, pp.16-21. [pdf]


“Lynn White, Jr.” for Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment, edited by Joy A. Palmer and Peter Blaze Corcoran (London: Routledge, 2001), pp.200-05. [pdf]


“J. Baird Callicott” for Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment, edited by Joy A. Palmer and Peter Blaze Corcoran (London: Routledge, 2001),pp.290-295. [pdf]


“Environment” in James R. Lewis and Carl Skutsch, eds. The Human Rights Encyclopedia (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2001), pp.698-700.



1993-1998

“Aldo Leopold, Environmental Ethics, and the Land Ethic,” Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:4 (1998), pp. 741-44. [pdf]


“Teaching Leopold’s Land Ethic,” in It’s About Community, 3rd Annual Advanced Leopold Education Project Workshop Selected Proceedings, (1998): 66-74. [pdf]


“The Inescapability of Environmental Ethics,” in Selected Proceedings from the 13th Annual Small City and Regional Community Conference, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, edited by Edward J. Miller and Robert P. Wolensky, 1998. [pdf]


“An Amalgamation of Wilderness Preservation Arguments,” in The Great New Wilderness Debate, pp. 154-98. [pdf]


“Introduction,” co-authored with J. Baird Callicott, to The Great New Wilderness Debate, pp. 1-20. [pdf]


“Holists and Fascists and Paper Tigers...Oh My!,” Ethics and the Environment 1:2 (Fall 1996):103-17. [pdf]


“Rethinking Wilderness: The Need for a New Idea of Wilderness,” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 3 (Summer 1996):6-9. [pdf]


“A Defense of Environmental Ethics: A Reply to Janna Thompson,” Environmental Ethics 15 (1993):245-57. [pdf]


“Beyond Wilderness” in Horizons (Spring 1998) of the Sigurd Olson Institute at Northland College, Ashland, WI.


“An annotated table of contents of The Great New Wilderness Debate,” Wild Earth 6(Winter 1996/7):81-2. [pdf]


Review of Watersheds: Classic Cases in Environmental Ethics, Newton and Dillingham, eds., in illahee: journal of the northwest environment, (Winter 1994): 331. [pdf]