Protecting the web of life.
Red State Ranchers Vs. the Pipeline
posted Oct 07, 2011
- Nebraska isn’t known for environmental activism—but an oil pipeline that would cross the Ogallala aquifer is changing that.
by Rebecca Burgessposted Aug 19, 2011
- We often think about local food—but what about local fabric? Photos from one woman’s quest to know her “fibershed.”
Join In: The People v. the Pipeline
posted Aug 11, 2011
- Join us for a live Twitter chat at 8 p.m. EST with YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and others on the controversial tar sands pipeline and the mass civil disobedience kicking off next week to fight it.
Harnessing the Multiplier Effect
by Nathanael Masseyposted Jun 17, 2011
- We're all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
A Link Between Tornadoes and Climate Change? Never!
posted Jun 08, 2011
- Tornadoes, fires, floods, crop failures—they're all isolated events, right? This powerful video helps connect the dots of the climate catastrophe.
Connecting Prisons With Nature
by Benjamin Drummond, Sara Joy Steeleposted May 06, 2011
- Video: Can prisons save money and the environment while changing lives?
Film Review: Queen of the Sun
posted May 01, 2011
- How bees can save us—but only if we save them.
Wildlife Right of Way
by Sarah Kuckposted Apr 28, 2011
- Big mammals shouldn't be a casualty of modern society. They could make a comeback—if we give them what they need most: room to roam.
How to Fight Fracking and Win
posted Apr 26, 2011
- What started as one couple's fight against gas drilling in their local park grew into a campaign to save more than 700,000 acres of Pennsylvania forest.
Learning from the Biosphere
by David Kortenposted Apr 25, 2011
- Life provides us with time-tested system design principles. We violate them at our peril.
What’s the Harm in Hunting?
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Apr 22, 2011
- It's an expression of our most fundamental relationship with nature, but can you really be moral and be a hunter, too? Our intern headed into the wild to find out.
20,000 New Species Under the Sea
by Lynsi Burtonposted Apr 13, 2011
- Who lives in the ocean? The world's first census of the sea introduces thousands of new creatures, and the impact we're having on them.
What’s So Special About Humans?
by James Trimarcoposted Apr 13, 2011
- We take for granted that humans have rights. Courts say corporations do, too. Now, there’s growing interest in rights for Nature and animals.
The Teatime Series
by Betty Udesenposted Mar 30, 2011
- How backyard hummingbirds gave a healing photojournalist a new lens on life.
YES! But How? Peat-Free Potting
by Caitlin Battersbyposted Mar 30, 2011
- How can I make my own environmentally friendly potting soil?