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10 Ways to Celebrate 10/10/10 10 Ways to Celebrate 10/10/10
by 350.org
At over 7,000 events in 188 countries, people will be getting to work to stop catastrophic climate change—and calling on their leaders to do the same. Here are 10 ideas from 350.org for planning your own climate work party.
Lessons From Nature Continue Lessons From Nature Continue
by Tiffany Ran
Counselor Larry Davies turned to nature to help teach and heal troubles Washington high school students. Twelve years later, he's helping Floridians become better environmental stewards.
People We Love :: Humberto Ríos Labrada People We Love :: Humberto Ríos Labrada
by Kelly Shea
Helping farmers restore biodiversity in Cuba
Canada Extends Conservation Area to Seafloor Canada Extends Conservation Area to Seafloor
by Kristin Kolb
Victory in the 25-year struggle to protect the "Galapagos of the North"–from mountain tops to the bottom of the sea.
We Need Your Ideas: A Call for Direct Action in the Climate Movement We Need Your Ideas: A Call for Direct Action in the Climate Movement
by Bill McKibben, Phil Radford, Becky Tarbotton
An open letter from the Rainforest Action Network, Greenpeace USA, and 350.org: What will it take to finally get serious about climate change?
Framing For Change: How We Tell Our Story Matters Framing For Change: How We Tell Our Story Matters
by Doyle Canning, Patrick Reinsborough
How we tell the story of a better world matters—and the best way is to live the alternatives we advocate.
Black Wave Black Wave
Video: A twenty-year fight between a small Alaska town and one of the largest oil companies shows the resilience of communities.
A Village Called Versailles A Village Called Versailles
Video: In the wake of recovering from Hurricane Katrina, Vietnamese residents discover the power of community in fighting against a toxic landfill being built two miles from their village.
In Massachusetts, A Victory for Fair Elections In Massachusetts, A Victory for Fair Elections
by Rob Richie
The Bay State is the latest to sign on to a simple strategy to make sure that every vote counts.
3 Steps Toward a Politics of Global Warming 3 Steps Toward a Politics of Global Warming
by Bill McKibben
Making nice doesn't work. It's time to try something else.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan Flaherty
Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
Why the Fight for the Gulf is Also in Borneo Why the Fight for the Gulf is Also in Borneo
by Jamie Henn
A proposed coal plant in Malaysia is provoking an international outcry.
The BP Oil Spill: Time to Get Unreasonable The BP Oil Spill: Time to Get Unreasonable
by Brooke Jarvis
Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
Portraits of Courage: Americans Who Tell the Truth Portraits of Courage: Americans Who Tell the Truth
by Robert Shetterly
To fight his shame and cynicism, artist Robert Shetterly began painting the courageous Americans whose lives filled him with pride and hope.
France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
by Brooke Jarvis
A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
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