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THE NEW ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE

The Summer 2010 issue of YES! Magazine, Water Solutions The Water We Need

SUMMER 2010

How to Make Water Last. Senior editor Madeline Ostrander introduces YES! Magazine’s Water Solutions issue. There’s enough water for everyone if we work together to keep it clean, use it wisely, and share it fairly.   MORE »


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PLANET  

Shrimp boats tow fire-resistant oil-containment boom as their crews conduct in situ burn training off the coast of Venice, La., May 3, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Perseverance: Lost in the Gulf of Mexico

Margaret Wheatley   |   Jun 04, 2010

We need to surrender our need to blame, acknowledge that we are truly lost, and then reclaim our capacity to think together if we are to find a way to solutions.   MORE »



On May 30, people gathered in New Orleans' Jackson Square to protest against the great oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster

Sarah van Gelder   |   Jun 01, 2010

Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.   MORE »



Brief disruption of clean water provisions in Boston provided a teachable moment about resiliency, preparedness, and the value of water.  Photo by Chudy Omelogu. flickr.com/photos/ chudyomelogu/2643908007/ Dry Run: Bostonians Learn to Appreciate Clean Water

Chuck Collins   |   Jun 01, 2010

On May 1st, Bostonians got a remarkable glimpse of our water commons and how we might respond to future disruptions.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

The three corners of the health system. Photo by Ken Fabert. Health Care Economics 101

Ken Fabert   |   Jun 02, 2010

When it comes to health care, everyone can’t have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don’t leave anyone out in the cold.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Lighting the Way to a New Economy

David Korten   |   May 31, 2010

The keynote address David Korten delivered to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme “Lighting the Way to a New Economy.”   MORE »



PHOTO ESSAY OF THE WEEK   

Youth Portraits of Eco Heroes

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.    MORE »
 Fred and Ina Pockrass founded Transindentists, the first green dental practice in the U.S. Artist Greer Jansen 'Fred and Ina’s work has significantly changed my thinking about the power we, as individuals, have to create a cleaner and healthier world.'


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