The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.
High-tech Goes Green
by Ted Smith, Chad Raphaelposted Mar 31, 2003
- Work-related cancers and toxic emissions have eroded the high-tech industry's clean reputation. New European Union rules banning heavy metals and requiring manufacturers to take back discarded computers could set a new global standard
The War Against Ourselves
by Doug Rokkeposted Mar 31, 2003
- A career army officer went to the Gulf to bring US soldiers safely through nuclear, chemical, and biological warfare. What he experienced convinced him that war is obsolete an interview with Major Doug Rokke
Health Hunger And Hunting
by Jim Minickposted Mar 31, 2003
- a story of a vegetarian who learned how to hunt on his land. He developed his own personal ecology, which included eating locally and responsible hunting.
When Nuclear Plants Close, Infant Deaths And
Childhood Cancers Drop
by Carolyn McConnellposted Mar 31, 2003
- A study of the areas surrounding nuclear power plants has found that rates of infant death and childhood cancer drop dramatically after the plants close. Rates dropped by 17 percent on average, and in one case, infant deaths and childhood cancers dropped by a full 42 percent.
Restoring Nature, Restoring Yourself
by Francesca Lymanposted Mar 31, 2003
- A dying man thought he’d spend his last days cleaning a small creek behind his house. Did he save the creek? Or was it the creek that saved him?
Surviving the Great Dying
by Michael Lernerposted Mar 31, 2003
- As an era of extinctions unfolds, the dawning understanding of its links to our own health could energize a movement to save us all
Kids And Chemicals
by Elizabeth Guilletteposted Mar 31, 2003
- In one village, kids grew up normally, but nearby, children had trouble catching a ball, drawing a picture, remembering a color. What made the difference?
The Whispering Is Over
by Nancy Evansposted Mar 31, 2003
- women are mobilizing to find the causes of breast cancer, phase out chemicals that cause cancer, enforce environmental protection laws, eliminate the use of harmful chemicals. The Breast Cancer Fund.
Discussion Guide :: Our Planet, Our Selves- environment and health
posted Mar 31, 2003
- Questions like: Who in your own life has experienced serious illness? What has it been like for those close to that person? What obligation do we have to keep an environment clean for other people?
by Pam Changposted Mar 31, 2003
- What if house cleaning weren’t a thankless, low-paid, toxic job? Mayda Iglesias co-founded a cooperative that does eco-friendly cleaning. Business is great, her clients are happy, her health has improved, and her leadership is widely recognized.
Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope
by Anna Marie Carterposted Mar 31, 2003
- "The Seed Lady of Watts" is getting fresh food into an area better known for its toxics and poverty
posted Mar 31, 2003
- Nane Alexandrez returned from Vietnam to a community struggling with drugs, violence, and poverty. Determined to reach young people with alternatives to violence, he started Barrios Unidos. but to succeed, he found he had to confront his own addiction.
Put Some Heart Into It: Spirit in Action
by Linda Stoutposted Dec 31, 2002
- Spirit in Action: Create a collective vision; Take time for community, and bring spirit into our work for change.
Earth Democracy - an interview with Vandana Shiva
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder, Vandana Shivaposted Dec 31, 2002
- an interview with Vandana Shiva, about seed saving, cultural insecurity, economic insecurity in India, hope
Watching the Watchers
by Megan Rowlingposted Dec 31, 2002
- Surveillance Camera Players, SCP, retaining privacy, Street Performances challenging surveillance technologies