Going beyond organic, a new generation of farmers is nurturing nature as well as crops.
While Ivy League schools marvel at India’s economic growth, Vandana Shiva’s University of the Seed looks to the earth—and Gandhi—for guidance.
The destruction of two Washington State dams will restore depleted fisheries, create jobs, and maybe even change how we manage our rivers.
Two seventh-graders set out to save orangutans—and ended up changing the recipe for Girl Scout cookies.
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Revolutionizing agriculture with crops that grow like a prairie.
Since ripping open the prairie for modern monocultures, we're losing soil and fertility. Agricultural pioneer Wes Jackson says there's another way.
Photo Essay: How agriculture and wildlands can both flourish—together.
Plans to restore the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state begin with the removal of a dam that's stood for almost a century.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about the devastation that oil spills can have on human and marine life.
With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
Video: Nebraskans aren’t willing to risk their land or their water supply to an oil pipeline.
We often think about local food—but what about local fabric? Photos from one woman’s quest to know her “fibershed.”
Join us for a live Twitter chat at 8 p.m. EST with YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and others on the controversial tar sands pipeline and the mass civil disobedience kicking off next week to fight it.
We’re all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
Tornadoes, fires, floods, crop failures—they’re all isolated events, right? This powerful video from Bill McKibben and Stephen Thomson helps connect the dots of the climate catastrophe.