Protecting the web of life.
Big News for Small Forests
by Ian Hannaposted Jan 07, 2010
- Sustainable, small-scale working forests are feeling the economic pinch. But nonprofit groups are helping family- and community-owned woodlands thrive by connecting them with carbon markets.
Activists Wrangle Forest Victories from Corporations
by Laura Kaliebeposted Dec 15, 2009
- Fierce pressure from activists has led several major corporations to change purchasing practices linked to deforestation.
Activists Drop Tar Sands Banner Over Niagara Falls
posted Sep 18, 2009
- The Rain Forest Action Network dropped a 70 foot banner over Niagara Falls as a call to action and message to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during his first official visit to the White House.
People We Love: John Halas
by Lynsi Burtonposted Sep 18, 2009
- Buoying coral reefs
Journey to Midway
by Brooke Jarvisposted Sep 16, 2009
- Follow the journey of five media artists, led by photographer Chris Jordan, to Midway to witness the catastrophic effect of our disposable culture on some of the world’s most beautiful and symbolic creatures.
Signs of Life :: Act Two for Clean Water
by Madeline Ostranderposted Aug 28, 2009
- The U.S. Senate may be poised to undo a Bush-era policy that undercut protection of the nation’s waterways.
Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux
posted Aug 14, 2009
- An update on oyster restoration efforts around NYC.
Oysters Return to the Hudson
posted Aug 14, 2009
- Find out how scientists in New York are working to replenish oyster populations in the waters around the city.
Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly?
by Madeline Ostranderposted Feb 13, 2009
- A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
by Madeline Ostranderposted Oct 31, 2008
- After growing up amid violence and harassment, Jarid Manos found a way out for himself and for troubled youth—restoring prairie ecosystems.
Why My Dad’s Going Green
by Kate Sheppardposted Jul 29, 2008
- Kate Sheppard recounts how she found common ground with her father, a conservative farmer. Environmental policies work for all.
Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix
posted Jul 23, 2008
- Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria, not far from the Euphrates river and the Iraqi border, this documentary shows the efforts of the Syrian government to protect its natural heritage.
Sustainable Appalachia: The Healing Harvest Forest Foundation
by Jason Rutledgeposted Feb 06, 2008
- Over the past decade, a growing network of practitioners across Appalachia have chosen to live with horses in a utilitarian way. They are using horse power to practice “restorative forestry.”
Appalachia—Down a Greener Road
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jan 29, 2008
- In Appalachia people have learned that going green isn't all about what you have to give up, but it can make your life richer. The Central Appalachian Network hatched hundreds of new businesses, and inspired many more to a shift to local, organic sales.
People We Love :: Sophia Rabliauskas
posted Dec 15, 2007