Planet

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
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
by Kelly Shea
Music to heal the Gulf
People We Love :: Humberto Ríos Labrada
by Kelly Shea
Helping farmers restore biodiversity in Cuba
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.
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.
Gulf Fishermen Protest Re-opening of Fishing Grounds
by Sue Sturgis
Those who know the Gulf best say seafood still isn’t safe following BP’s oil disaster.
The Fight Against Fracking
by Maura Stephens
How New Yorkers won a moratorium on a drilling practice that threatens their lives, homes, and water.
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
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
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
by Elizabeth Grossman
Who protects the public's right to clean, accessible waterways? We do.
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
by Jane Braxton Little
Why more water for wildlife means more water for people.
A Sea Change :: Film Trailer
Hidden below the waves, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.