an interview with Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Our Planet, Our Selves
Live off the grid, Sustainable burials, Alternatives to plywood roof decking, Greywater on gardens,and Reusing Envelopes
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.
Mayda Iglesias used to think that rashes, nausea, and asthma were just the normal hazards of house cleaning. Then she co-founded a cooperative that does eco-friendly cleaning.
For most of history, the law wasn't strong enough to bring to justice those who killed, raped, or tortured thousands. By 1999, people were ready to change that. But first they would have to overcome the opposition of the world's sole superpower
At first women were too embarrassed to talk about breast cancer. Then they started demanding research into treatment. Today, women are mobilizing, insisting that the causes of this epidemic be addressed
At the tip of South America, the Mapuche are re-discovering their power to heal themselves and the Earth as they struggle with the effects of oil exploitation, repression, and illness
What do our choices about toxins mean for our children?
As the Earth's sixth spasm of extinctions continues, human health has not been spared.
Given months to live and told to find a hobby, a disabled Vietnam veteran turned to restoring the polluted creek behind his house. The effort saved his life.
When Jim Minick learned of the human and environmental costs of eating meat, he became a vegetarian. But he had a tough choice to make when he saw what was becoming of his blueberries