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Why We’re Putting Ourselves on the (Pipe)Line With the Tea Party Why We’re Putting Ourselves on the (Pipe)Line With the Tea Party
by Will Wooten, Candice Bernd, Ron Seifert
Occupiers, Tea Partiers, landowners, and environmentalists are challenging construction of the Keystone XL pipeline’s Gulf Coast segment—together.
A Walk to Heal the Tar Sands A Walk to Heal the Tar Sands
by Kristin Moe
Take an 8-mile trek with indigenous groups through one of the world's largest ecological dead zones, and you might find something lifegiving.
A Critical Mass for Real Food A Critical Mass for Real Food
by Anim Steel
The old logic of the slave plantation is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making. There’s a new way of thinking taking off.
Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline
by Christine Leclerc
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
Paragliding Africa Paragliding Africa
How one photographer captured the continent from the sky—with a fan strapped to his back.
Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story
In an attempt to bolster caribou populations, Alberta is hunting wolves. But are they really the cause of the problem?
Trading in Democracy: Why Rights Are Still For Real People Trading in Democracy: Why Rights Are Still For Real People
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here’s why you should care.
10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit 10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit
by Janet Redman
Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.
Climate Denialists on the Ropes Climate Denialists on the Ropes
by Bill McKibben
Unfortunately, so is the planet.
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court
by Blair Braverman
With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David Korten
David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change? Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change?
by Lindsay Kucera
Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
“Govern As If Our Future Matters” “Govern As If Our Future Matters”
by Lindsay Kucera
To jumpstart much-needed climate action, Alec Loorz and other teenagers are taking the federal government to court.
New York’s Little Revolution New York’s Little Revolution
by Ellen Cantarow
How the state’s fight for clean water is reshaping its political landscape.
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