contributors elizabeth kolbert (“Sex and the Single Rhino,” p. 51) is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of Field Notes From a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change (Bloomsbury USA). Her latest book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, has just been published by Henry Holt. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Michael hanson (“The Great Divide,” p. 40) is an award-winning photographer based in Seattle whose work has been featured in the New York Times, Outside, and National Geographic Traveler, among other publications. Since traveling to northern Montana for this assignment, he has begun a series of personal projects in the area.
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brian adams (“The Snowman Cometh,” p. 21) is a freelance photographer based in Anchorage. His work documenting everyday life in native Alaskan villages has been showcased in galleries across the United States. His first book of photography, I Am Alaskan, was published in October 2013 by the University of Alaska Press.
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kolbert: Barry Goldstein; GEORGE: kirk mckoy; adams: ash adams
Lynell George (“The Redeemers,” p. 36) is a journalist specializing in social issues and the arts. A former staff writer for both the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly, she is the author of No Crystal Stair: African Americans in the City of Angels (Anchor). In 2013 she was named a Getty/Annenberg Arts Journalism Fellow.