Lots of people have worked on bioremediation, in the lab. New Orleans offers a low-budget opportunity in the real world.
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.
Wangari Maathai’s Nobel Peace Prize brings trees, women, democracy, and the continent of Africa into the center of global discussions of peace.
A struggle to save a desert lake could have pitted bird lovers against city water consumers. Instead, a remarkable alliance was born between environmentalists, community activists, and East Los Angeles youth
When you see that it's the same water that falls as snow and rain, rushes down nearby rivers, passes your lips, brings back the salmon -- this is when you know your watershed.
Not long ago, it seemed all wild streams would soon be dammed. Now, instead of mourning the death of America’s free-flowing rivers, communities are celebrating the resurrection of trout streams, canyons, rapids, and riffles
From the lowly fungus blooms recipes for healing, cleansing, and restoration
Given months to live and told to find a hobby, a disabled Vietnam veteran turned to restoring the polluted creek behind his house. The effort saved his life.
Steelworkers and forest activists forge a new kind of alliance: one that values forests and jobs.
Traditional methods didn't work for the troubled students at the Pan Terra Alternative High School, so counselor Larry Davies turned to nature to help teach and heal them.