With a briefcase and a motorcycle, a banker in India gets poor communities on their feet—and, in the process, blurs the lines between finance and community organizing.
Simply regulating pollution will never really stop it. Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund discusses why we need a fundamental change in the way we use law to protect nature.
The smash hit Avatar gets mixed reviews from Ecuador's indigenous Amazonian community—an audience that's very familiar with the movie's plot line.
When it comes to "improving the state of the world"—the goal of the World Economic Forum—CEOs and politicians have been known to disappoint. Prankster filmmakers found a solution that helps them say all the right things.
Artist Kip Fulbeck's portrait project delves into the complex relationship between race and identity for hapas, a growing population in multiracial America.
Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes how the incredible energy of the human spirit has made Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living in a harsh environment.
Video: Author Dianne Dumanoski explains why climate change is ultimately not a crisis for the earth, but a crisis for humans, and why we must find our way "through this thicket of uncertainty."
A tribute to Dave Moore, an icon of the civil rights and labor movements, who passed away in fall of 2009 at the age of 97.
Electronic musician John Boswell's project The Symphony of Science sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.
Copenhagen may have been an official failure, but for a new generation of climate activists, it was transformative.
"Renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper on what we're teaching kids about food and nutrition—and how to change it.