Sharing knowledge with the community, Fallen Fruit provides maps for locals to make use of public fruit trees.
Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
Urban ecovillages work to strengthen communities and bring neighbors, art, and environmental action together.
Photo Essay: British street artist, Banksy, makes his mark in New Orleans.
One person's trash really is another person's treasure. At the inaugural swap organized by Score!, over 1,300 people attended to "score" new items and donate to a selected charity.
Practical tips to help you beat the summer heat.
With more workers facing long-term joblessness, the unemployed are working together for change.
Michael Janzen had a big house and a big mortgage. Then the financial crisis hit, and he wondered just how small, and how cheap, a house could be.
As Willie Nelson taught us, you just can’t play a sad song on a banjo. Folk legend Pete Seeger unveils his newest protest song.
Innovative strategies for cooperative local ownership make it possible for prosperity to be shared as well as sustainable.
Waddaya mean make? Former teacher and poetry slam artist Taylor Mali makes kids work hard, makes parents tremble with calls home, and makes a difference. What about you?
Venturesome travelers are using the web—and the couches of strangers—to create an international gift economy of hospitality.
Video: 12-year-old Sofia Aderer lost her home to Katrina. Now she's doing her best to make sure birds don't lose their lives to the BP oil spill.
Even in radical homes, children don't always follow their parents' path. How some families are dealing with their children's choices.
Even in this fractured time, we can find strength in solidarity.