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Ecosystems

Protecting the web of life.

What Lies Beneath What Lies Beneath
Video: The Census of Marine Life reveals more than 6,000 potentially new species living in our oceans.
What If Orangutans Had Their Day In Court? What If Orangutans Had Their Day In Court?
by Madeline Ostrander
Environmentalists say nature should have legally recognized rights. But what does that really mean?
EcoTipping Points: Strategies for Shifting from Decline to Restoration EcoTipping Points: Strategies for Shifting from Decline to Restoration
by Gerald Marten
The EcoTipping Points Project has documented more than 100 stories of environmental recovery in communities around the world. What do these success stories have in common?
Diary of a Disaster: 6 Months in the Gulf Diary of a Disaster: 6 Months in the Gulf
by Riki Ott
What it’s like to respond to an environmental and democratic crisis—and where we go from here.
Not Your Average Yard Work Not Your Average Yard Work
by Jeffrey Allen
A Madagascar villager puts nearly all of his earnings toward buying and reforesting unprotected lands—including the $10,000 prize he recently won.
Yes, There is An Alternative Yes, There is An Alternative
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
More and more people, communities, and nations are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to a volatile global economy.
All That We Share All That We Share
by Jay Walljasper
Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership and cooperation.
People We Love: Omar Tello People We Love: Omar Tello
by Tiffany Ran
Restoring a Forest Habitat for Orchids
Boat-to-Table Fishing CSAs Catching On Boat-to-Table Fishing CSAs Catching On
by Ellen Tyler, Daniel Fireside
Do you know who your fisherman is?
Can Mushrooms Rescue the Gulf? Can Mushrooms Rescue the Gulf?
by James Trimarco
Researcher Paul Stamets says mushrooms can eat oil spills and rid the world of toxics—and he’s got proof.
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 :: Tab Benoit People We Love :: Tab Benoit
by Kelly Shea
Music to heal the Gulf
People We Love :: Humberto Ríos Labrada People We Love :: Humberto Ríos Labrada
by Kelly Shea
Helping farmers restore biodiversity in Cuba
Resilient Ideas: Rooftop Beekeeping Resilient Ideas: Rooftop Beekeeping
by Ari LeVaux
Urban hives allow landless city dwellers to create their own honey–and may even provide solutions to colony collapse.
Canada-to-Texas Pipeline Plans Draw Criticism Canada-to-Texas Pipeline Plans Draw Criticism
by Laura Kaliebe
Activists and residents along the 2,000-mile proposed route fear damage to farming, ecosystems, and water from the transport of what has been called the world's dirtiest source of transportation energy.
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