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Folder A Global Climate Wake-Up Call
On September 21, at over 2,600 demonstrations held in 134 countries, people urged their politicians to “wake up” to the threat of climate change and to create a fair, aggressive, and binding treaty during the final set of international negotiations in Copenhagen this December.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Folder Bamboo Bikes
The Bamboo Bike Studio in Brooklyn, New York, teaches students to build their own bamboo bicycles in one weekend. Workshop proceeds help finance bamboo bike factories in Ghana, Kenya, and Ecuador.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Article China Provokes Debate in Africa
Walden Bello examines China's input into the World Social Forum movement.
Located in Issues / Columns
Folder Direct Action Training Camp
“We train people to have strategic minds, not just strategic plans,” Adrienne Maree Brown instructs against a backdrop of water defense kayakers, direct action climbers, and political puppeteers. Brown, Executive Director of Ruckus Society, co-sponsored Localize This, a direct action training camp that took place July 2009 on Vashon Island, WA. Photos by Logan Price.
Located in People Power
Folder Harvesting the Sonoran Desert
The Tohono O'odham Nation fights diabetes and obesity with a return to desert foods.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Folder Let's Think Peace
Huong, an artist, peace activist, and former refugee who fled her native Vietnam in 1975, has painted her visions of war and peace for more than three decades. Of her latest project, Let's Think Peace, she says: “It is time that I leave this season of my grief behind ... I painted my life and my convictions onto these canvases. Now I take them outside and invite others to ‘Think Peace’ with me.”
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Article Life in Iran
Arash Shiva's beautiful photographs of daily life in Iran, taken in Fall 2007.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Article New Crop of Farmers
Today’s young farmers are protecting the land and seeds, reclaiming farming traditions, and sharing abundance with family and community. Meet some of these young farmers in our photo essay.
Located in Issues / Food for Everyone
Folder PARK(ing) Day
One day a year, in cities throughout the country, parking spots take on a whole new meaning. Simply by paying the parking meter and rolling out some grass, residents claim these spaces as public parks—and have their say about how small but precious pieces of urban real estate are used.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
Folder Reef-Friendly Anchors
Ocean hero John Halas teaches conservation groups in Vietnam and the Philippines to install the reef-friendly mooring system he invented. Photos by Judy Halas.
Located in Multimedia / YES! Photo Essays
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