YES! Photo Essays
New visions of the world we thought we knew.
Happy Park(ing) Day
posted Sep 17, 2010
- One day a year, in cities throughout the country, parking spots take on a whole new meaning. Simply by paying the parking meter and rolling out some grass, residents claim these spaces as public parks.
Roots of the Local Food Movement
posted Sep 15, 2010
- Photo Essay: The modern locavore movement isn't the first time Americans have appreciated the broad impact of home gardening and conservation. These wartime posters remind us of another time when the U.S. took food security literally.
The Road to Women’s Suffrage
posted Sep 07, 2010
- Photo Essay: Remembering the long fight for a woman’s right to vote.
Without a Car in the World
posted Aug 13, 2010
- Photo Essay: Los Angelenos tell stories of living car-free in the city.
Photo Essay: Building a Handmade Cob House
by YES! online staffposted Aug 13, 2010
- Self-sufficiency does not happen in a day, a week, or even a year. It takes time and effort.
Banksy Street Art
posted Aug 13, 2010
- Photo Essay: British street artist, Banksy, makes his mark in New Orleans.
We Are Many: Chris Jordan Captures Our Blessed Unrest
posted Jul 09, 2010
- A striking depiction of one million organizations working for a better world.
“Action is the Antidote to Despair”
posted Jul 06, 2010
- Photo essay: A photographer confronts the BP oil disaster.
US Social Forum Detroit: Opening March
posted Jun 23, 2010
- Photo Essay: Thousands attended the march to kick off the week-long event in Detroit.
Development Redefined: A Holistic Vision in Bangladesh
by Suzanna Finleyposted Jun 17, 2010
- Photo essay: Bangladeshi activists promote development that's rooted in indigenous knowledge and community values.
Green Festival 2010
by Kaitlin Baileyposted Jun 09, 2010
- YES! Magazine participated in the Seattle Green Festival June 5-6, 2010 to promote sustainable living and healthy lifestyles.
Youth Portraits of Eco Heroes
posted Jun 04, 2010
- A group of East Bay middle and high school students from Berkeley's Young Artists Workspace (YAWS) chose environmental heroes and each created their own unique artistic portraits.
It’s Everybody’s Water
posted May 19, 2010
- It's time we fall in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible.
The Biking Wittwer Family
by Sara Cross, Travis Wittwerposted May 13, 2010
- Join Travis Wittwer for a day of bike commuting with his children in Portland, Ore.
An Urban Wilderness in Milwaukee
by Eddee Danielposted May 13, 2010
- The Menomonee River watershed in Milwaukee is what Eddee Daniel calls an "urban wilderness", and it is something that should and can exist in every American town and city.