Planet

Journey to Midway
by Brooke Jarvis
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 Ostrander
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
An update on oyster restoration efforts around NYC.
Oysters Return to the Hudson
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 Ostrander
A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
Life Reclaimed
by Madeline Ostrander
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 Sheppard
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
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 Rutledge
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 Ostrander
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
Bioremediation in New Orleans - Part Two
by Starhawk
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 Otto
Quick guide to new European initiatives on e-waste
Bioremediation in New Orleans
by Starhawk
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 Smith
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.