A new Detroit is being born, founded in urban farms, local businesses, green spaces, youth engagement, the arts, greenhouses, fresh foods.
Water projects have been some of the largest engineering feats of humankind. But these projects came at a price many now think was too high. Where do we turn for water solutions?
A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
What do our choices about toxins mean for our children?
In the midst of the toxic atmosphere of Watts, seeds are sprouting, organic gardens are thriving, young people are discovering a vocation, and healthy, whole foods are becoming part of everyday life.
an interview with Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
What will it take to energize our work for change? Linda Stout, who spent years organizing poor people in the rural South, polled fellow organizers around the US and has this to say about what it will take to win.
Vandana Shiva is a physicist and an organic farmer, an instigator of India’s historic “tree-huggers” movement, and a renowned author. She speaks internationally on the perils of globalization, while mobilizing fellow citizens to reclaim their rights to life itself.
The American Civil Liberties Union recently declared open, competitive Internet access to be “one of the key free speech issues of the early 21st century,” adding that “the Internet’s potential for free expression, civic involvement and economic innovation” are at stake.