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Protecting the web of life.

Resilient Ideas: Rooftop Beekeeping 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.
Canada-to-Texas Pipeline Plans Draw Criticism 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.
Gulf Fishermen Protest Re-opening of Fishing Grounds 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 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? 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.
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