“Conservation social science: Understanding and integrating the human dimensions to improve conservation” (with Nathan Bennett; Robin Roth; Sarah C Klain; Kai Chan; Patrick Christie; Douglas A Clark; Georgina Cullman; Deborah Curran; Trevor J Durbin; Graham Epstein; Alison Greenberg; John Sandlos; Richard Stedman; Tara L Teel; Rebecca Thomas; Diogo Veríssimo; Carina Wyborn), forthcoming in Biological Conservation.  

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

“Field Philosophy: Experiential Environmental Humanities Learning in Isle Royale National Park” (with Lissy Goralnik) in Environmental Education Research. Forthcoming.

“Arts and humanities inquiry in the Long-Term Ecological Research Network: Values, challenges, and the potential for empathy,” (with Lissy Goralnik and Hannah Gosnell) forthcoming in Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

“An Integrated Social-Ecological-Ethical Approach to Enhancing Public Trust in Federal Forest Management” (with Hannah Gosnell, Dana Warren, Chelsea Batavia, Matthew Betts, Julia Burton, Emily Jane Davis, Cheryl Friesen, Steven Perakis, Mark Schulze, Catalina Segura) forthcoming (2017) in People, Forests, and Change: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest, edited by Bea VanHorne and Dede Olson, Island Press.

“Evaluating the principles of wildlife conservation: a case study of wolf (Canis lupus) hunting in Michigan, United States” (with John A. Vucetich, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Rolf O. Peterson, and Joseph K. Bump) forthcoming in the Journal of Mammology.

“H.J. Andrews Forest Discovery: A Conceptual Framework for Interdisciplinary Interpretation and Empathy Development,” (with Lissy Goralnik, Kari O’Connell, and Mark Schulze) Journal of Experiential Education, 2015 Symposium for Experiential Education Research (SEER) Proceedings, Forthcoming.

And more, stay tuned......

“Why the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is Problematic for Modern Wildlife Management” (with Nils Peterson), Human Dimensions of Wildlife 2016, [early on line].

“The Moral Urgency of Action to Protect the World’s Megafauna” (with Kathleen Dean Moore), BioScience, August 2016, early on line. [pdf] [early on line pdf]

“Saving the world’s terrestrial megafauna” (with William J. Ripple, Guillaume Chapron, José Vicente López-Bao, Sarah M. Durant, David W. Macdonald, Peter A. Lindsey, Elizabeth L. Bennett, Robert L. Beschta, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Chris T. Darimont, Richard T. Corlett, Amy J. Dickman, Rodolfo Dirzo, Holly T. Dublin, James A. Estes,  Kristoffer T. Everatt, Mauro Galetti, Varun R. Goswami, Matt W. Hayward, Simon Hedges, Luke T. B. Hunter, Graham Kerley, Taal Levi, John C. Morrison, Michael Paul Nelson, Thomas M. Newsome, Luke Painter, Robert M. Pringle, Christopher J. Sandom, John Terborgh, Adrian Treves, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, John A. Vucetich, Aaron J. Wirsing, Arian D. Wallach, Christopher Wolf, Rosie Woodroffe, Hillary Young, Li Zhang, et al.) early on line BioScience. [pdf]

Report: “Should We Preserve the Wolves of Isle Royale? An Empirical Assessment of Public Input” (Michelle L. Lute, Chelsea Batavia, and Jeremy T. Bruskotter). [pdf]

“Mainstreaming the Social Sciences in Conservation” (with Nathan Bennett, Robin Roth, Carina Wyborn, Rebecca Thomas, Tara Teel, Richard Stedman, Graham Epstein, Georgina Cullman, Douglas Clark, Sarah Klain, Alison Greenberg, John Sandlos, Diego Verissimo, Deborah Curran, and Kai Chan) early on line in Conservation Biology. [pdf]

“Ecological value and the US Endangered Species Act: Comment on Waples et al. (2015)” (with John A. Vucetich and Jeremy T. Bruskotter), in Endangered Species Research, Vol. 30, 2016, pp.187-190. [pdf]

“Heroes or thieves? The ethical grounds for lingering concerns about new conservation” (with Chelsea Batavia), Environmental Studies and Sciences, early on line [pdf].

“In a Forest with Wolves,” short piece in Terra: A world of research and creativity at Oregon State University, Winter 2016, on line here.

"Moral Dimensions of Human-Wildlife Conflict" (with Michelle Lute, Carlos Navarro, and Meredith Gore), Conservation Biology, early on line [pdf].

“Wolf recovery in Oregon can become a success story” (with Robert L. Beschta), Oregon Statesman Journal, March 2, 2016, on line here.

“To a Future without Hope” in Ecology, Ethics, and Hope, edited by Andrew T. Brei, London, Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 129-33, 2016. [pdf]

“Emotions and the Ethics of Consequence in Conservation Decisions: Lessons from Cecil the Lion” (with Jeremy T. Bruskotter, John A. Vucetich, and Guillaume Chapron), in Conservation Letters, July/August 2016, 9(4), 302–306. [pdf]

“Michigan Mute Swan Management: A Case Study to Understand Contentious Natural Resource Management Issues” (with Corey Jager, Lissy Goralnik, and Meredith Gore) in Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2016, 21(3), early on line [pdf].

“Conceptual Ambiguities and Practical Challenges of Ecological Forestry: a Critical Review” (with Chelsea Batavia) in Journal of Forestry, 2016, 114, early on line [pdf].

"Empathy and Agency in the Isle Royale Field Philosophy Experience” (with Lissy Goralnik) in the Journal of Sustainability Education. Vol. 10, November 2015, ISSN: 2151-7452. [pdf]

Contributor to report: Powers, J. and A. Moresco. 2015. Review of ungulate fertility control in the National Park Service: Outcomes and recommendations from an internal workshop - February 2012. Natural Resource Report NPS/NRSS/NRR—2015/1038. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. [pdf]

“Environmental Ethics” (with Leslie A. Ryan), in Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science. Ed. Ellen Wohl. New York: Oxford University Press, DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199363445-0025, March 2015 [on line]

“Does Nature have Value Beyond What it Provides Humans? (with Jeremy T. Bruskotter and John A. Vucetich), October 2, 2015, The Conversation, [on line]

Report: “Does Nature Possess Intrinsic Value? An Empirical Assessment of American’s Beliefs” Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Michael Paul Nelson, John A. Vucetich [pdf]

“Hunted Predators: Intrinsic Value” (with Jeremy T. Bruskotter and John A. Vucetich) Science 349(6254):1294-5, September 2015. [pdf]

“Triumph, Not Triage” (with John A. Vucetich), in The Environmental Forum, 32(5) September/October 2015, pp. 32-35. [pdf]

“The Anthropocene: disturbing name, limited insight” (with John A. Vucetich and Chelsea Batavia) in After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans, Ben Minteer and Stephen Pyne, eds. University of Chicago Press, 2015, pp. 66-73. [pdf]

“The Pope Plays His Trump Card: teaching the power of moral actions” (with Kathleen Dean Moore), June 23, The Conversation, [on line]

“Promoting Predators and Compassionate Conservation” (with Arian Wallach, Marc Bekoff, and Daniel Ramp), 2015, in Conservation Biology 29(5):1481-1484. [early on line version]

Report: “Framework for Envisioning Gray Wolf Recovery, that is both feasible and adheres to the U.S. Endangered Species Act” (white paper with John A. Vucetich, Jeremy Bruskotter, and Michael Phillips). [pdf]

“Resolving the Value of the Dingo in Ecological Restoration” (with Thomas M. Newsome, Guy-Anthony Ballard, Mathew S. Crowther, Alistair S. Glen, Justin A. Dellinger, Peter J. S. Fleming, Aaron C. Greenville, Chris N. Johnson, Mike Letnic, Katherine E. Moseby, Dale G. Nimmo, John L.
Read, William J. Ripple, Euan G. Ritchie, Carolyn R. Shores, Arian D. Wallach, Aaron J. Wirsing, and Christopher R. Dickman) in Restoration Ecology, doi: 10.1111/rec.12186 [early on line version]

“Evaluating whether nature’s intrinsic value is an axiom of or anathema to conservation” (with John A. Vucetich and Jeremy T. Bruskotter), in Conservation Biology, 2015, 29(2): 321-32, plus supplemental materials. [pdf]

“Should We Conserve Nature for Nature's Sake, or for Our Own?” (with John A. Vucetich and Jeremy T. Bruskotter, in The Huffington Post, February 20, 2015 [on line here]

“Arts and Humanities Efforts in the US Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) Network: 
Understanding Perceived Values and Challenges” with (Lissy Goralnik, Leslie Ryan, and Hannah Gosnell) for Ricardo Rozzi et al. (eds.), Earth Stewardship, Ecology and Ethics 2, Springer, pp. 249-68. [pdf]

Review Essay, (with Chelsea Batavia) of The Value of Species by Edward L. McCord, Yale University Press, Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 5(1): 81-4, 2015, (DOI) 10.1007/s13412-014-0203-y. [pdf]

“Conservation Ethics as a Conservation Social Science” (with John A. Vucetich) in The Conservation Social Sciences: What? How? and Why?, edited by Nathan J. Bennett and Robin Roth, Vancouver,BC: Canadian Wildlife Federation and Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, 2015, pp. 31-34. [pdf]

“Wolf Hunting and the Ethics of Predator Control” (with John A. Vucetich) in Linda Kalof, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies, Oxford University Press, pp. 1-15, July 2014. [pdf]

“Place Based Care Ethics: A Field Philosophy Pedagogy” (with Lissy Goralnik and Tracy Dobson), in the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 19(2014): pp. 180-196. [pdf]

“Conservation, or Curation?“ Invited Op/Ed for the New York Times on the Endangered Species Act (with John A. Vucetich), August 20, 2014. [pdf]

“The Future of Conservation and the Tragedy of Triage” (with John A. Vucetich) Op/Ed for The Huffington Post, September 23, 2014 on line here

“Field Philosophy: From Dualism to Complexity Through the Borderland.” (with Lissy Goralnik)  Dialectical Anthropology, Special Issue: Non-Anthropocentric Conceptions of Nature 38(4), 447-463. doi: 10.1007/s10624-014-9346-1. [pdf]
“So You Say you Love Fish” (with John A. Vucetich and Kathleen Dean Moore) in The Future of Fisheries, Bill Taylor, Abigail Lynch, and Nancy Leonard, eds. American Fisheries Society, 2014, pp. 129-34. [pdf]

“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]

“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 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]

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, [pdf].

“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]

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, 4(2011):394-401. [pdf]

“Making Interdisciplinarity Possible” (with Elizabeth H. Simmons), for Inside Higher Education, August 2011, [pdf] and 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]

“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 

“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]

“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]

“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.

“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]

“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]

“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]

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.

“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. 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