Appalachia—Down a Greener Road
by Madeline OstranderJan 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
Dec 15, 2007
Bioremediation in New Orleans - Part Two
by StarhawkFeb 17, 2006
- Lots of people have worked on bioremediation in the lab. New Orleans offers a low-budget opportunity in the real world.
Europe Cleans Up Its E-Waste Act
by Lilja OttoFeb 16, 2006
- Quick guide to new European initiatives on e-waste
Bioremediation in New Orleans
by StarhawkDec 12, 2005
- Starhawk's second trip to New Orleans included the cleansing of contaminated soil using natural methods, as well as other relief efforts.
Staying Wild: How the Wilderness Act Changed My Life
by Annick SmithMay 16, 2005
- For one woman writer, wilderness provided sanctuary and solace in an unstable world. Preserving this source of the good life meant stepping into the political fray.
The Green Belt Movement :: The Story of Wangari Maathai
by Mia MacDonaldMar 25, 2005
- Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement, recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. Her message: Peace is founded in healthy ecosystems, access to natural resources, and democracy.
The Lake And the 'hood
by Jane Braxton LittleDec 31, 2003
- Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman HouseDec 31, 2003
- The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed
A Canoe In Singing Waters
by Elizabeth GrossmanDec 31, 2003
- A Canoe in Singing Waters by Elizabeth Grossman, dam removal in Wisconsin
by Paul StametsMar 31, 2003
- bioremediation using mushrooms, How fungi can cleanse water and toxic spills
Restoring Nature, Restoring Yourself
by Francesca LymanMar 31, 2003
- A dying man thought he’d spend his last days cleaning a small creek behind his house. Did he save the creek? Or was it the creek that saved him?
The New Solidarity
by Anthony S. ArchOct 27, 2000
- the new solidarity, by Anthony S. Arch. Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new alliance.
by Heidi WerverMar 31, 1998
- Traditional methods didn't work for the troubled students at the Pan Terra Alternative High School, so counselor Larry Davies turned to nature to help teach and heal them.