Elizabeth Hightower Allen

Elizabeth Hightower Allen

Over the years she has written the magazine's Code Green environmental column and its book reviews. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, daughter, and dog.

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Central America

Central America's best travel destinations, from fishing in Panama to surfing in Costa Rica and scuba diving in Honduras.

Stephanie Pearson, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Mary Turner, and Bonnie Tsui
Oct 18, 2011

The Scientist

Dan Kammen, founding director of the University of California at Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, on climate change and energy policy

Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Jun 15, 2011

Cay Party

What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.

Steven Rinella, Kyle Dickman, Sam Moulton, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, James Sturz, Bonnie Tsui, John Bradley, Kate Siber, The Editors, and Riley Blanton
Oct 4, 2010

Step into Celluloid

The latest films and fashions from seven of the brightest stars at this year's Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.

Mary Turner, Shauna Sweeney, Abe Streep, and Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Aug 30, 2010

Hot Type

Break out the hammocks and beach chairs! Presenting the best new books of summer.

Abe Streep, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Bruce Barcott, Grayson Schaffer, and Jon Billman
Jun 8, 2010

The Wild File: Most Powerful Species

Q. What is the most powerful species? [sidebar img=1482906 | hed=Wild File Salmon][/sidebar] A. You mean like whether a wolverine could take down Nancy Pelosi? Yawn. Today's power animals...

Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Feb 5, 2010

The Wild File: Dead Pool

Q. What is "dead pool?" A. Trouble, that's what. Dead pool is the level at which water can no longer be released from a reservoir. Take Lake Powell, on the Colorado River. Glen Canyon...

Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Feb 5, 2010

Knights-Errant

Tibet's Secret Mountain, by Chris Bonington and Charles Clarke; A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the Claiming of the American West, by David Roberts; Savage Shore, by Edward Marriott;...

Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Mar 1, 2000