These figures became the official logo of the journal when Environmental Philosophy, Inc. was created as a non-profit organization. The logo was first used on the cover of volume 3, no. 1 (1981).

All creatures are stylizations drawn for the journal by Jason Grammar of the University of New Mexico's Public Information Service. From left to right they are:

a pre-Columbian deer from Mexico

a Pueblo bear

a Pueblo bird


Khepera, the Egyptian god who represents the rising or morning sun and is closely associated with the scarab, the sacred beetle of ancient Egypt. The origin of this symbol was documented by David Fideler, who has received a one-year subscription to Environmental Ethics for his efforts.

a Mimbres fawn

a Mimbres fish

EnvEthics - February 9, 1996