The mine-ravaged communities of Eastern Kentucky have been increasingly abandoned by the coal economy. Could growing biofuels jump-start a new local jobs market—and renew the land in the process?
When author Florence Williams learned her breast milk contained chemicals like flame retardants, she started investigating what exactly is in a breast and how that body part connects us to our children, our past, and our surroundings.
“The Seed Underground” is a love letter to the quiet revolutionaries who are saving our food heritage.
Human allies of whales and dolphins have long had difficulty reining in the Navy’s use of sonar that harms these animals. But recent developments suggest that may be starting to change.
As climate change forces species to head for cooler climates, biologists are using new tools and partnerships to make sure we help—and don't hinder—their flight.
In this wide-ranging interview, Kirschenmann gives YES! the dirt on the future of farming.
We know about the ecological problems that follow when farmers are asked to “feed the world.” What would happen if they just tried to feed their neighbors instead?
Designing nonviolent ways for humans and animals to live in harmony—in the city.
Author Peter Bane grew more than 150 species on less than 2,000 square feet. Here are 12 tips to get you there.
How the sky, rain, geography, and cultures of our place shape us.
How did we end up with Wall Street when models for a healthy economy are all around us?