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Ecosystems

Protecting the web of life.

Can Mushrooms Save the Planet? Can Mushrooms Save the Planet?
Video: Mycologist Paul Stamets gives six ways fungi can help save the planet.
Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards
by Berit Anderson
Ten years ago YES! Magazine reported on Cathrine Sneed and her Garden Project. Today there are 37 Earth Stewards and seven full-time Garden Project employees.
Perseverance: Lost in the Gulf of Mexico Perseverance: Lost in the Gulf of Mexico
by Margaret Wheatley
We need to surrender our need to blame, acknowledge that we are truly lost, and then reclaim our capacity to think together if we are to find a way to solutions.
River Rescue: Citizen Riverkeepers Protect Their Waters River Rescue: Citizen Riverkeepers Protect Their Waters
by Elizabeth Grossman
Who protects the public's right to clean, accessible waterways? We do.
Protecting our Water Commons: Interview with Robert Kennedy Jr. Protecting our Water Commons: Interview with Robert Kennedy Jr.
by Sarah van Gelder
We can be the most powerful protectors of our own sources of water.
Restoring California's Wild Watersheds Restoring California's Wild Watersheds
by Jane Braxton Little
Why more water for wildlife means more water for people.
A Sea Change :: Film Trailer A Sea Change :: Film Trailer
Hidden below the waves, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
All Hands on Deck All Hands on Deck
by Riki Ott
What can you do to respond to the Gulf oil spill?
Meet the Riverkeepers Meet the Riverkeepers
by Margit Christenson
Meet citizen riverkeepers from Milwaukee, Atlanta, and Washington D.C.
Leave It to Beavers? Leave It to Beavers?
by Ashlee Green
Nature's water engineers can restore river channels.
The End of the Long Summer The End of the Long Summer
by Sherry Boschert
A new book by a leading science writer tells what we need to do to survive climate change.
People We Love :: Ricardo Navarro People We Love :: Ricardo Navarro
by Ashlee Green
Choosing a sustainable path.
An Interview With Paolo Lugari, Founder of Las Gaviotas An Interview With Paolo Lugari, Founder of Las Gaviotas
Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes how the incredible energy of the human spirit has made Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living in a harsh environment.
Big News for Small Forests Big News for Small Forests
by Ian Hanna
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 Activists Wrangle Forest Victories from Corporations
by Laura Kaliebe
Fierce pressure from activists has led several major corporations to change purchasing practices linked to deforestation.
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