The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
Occupiers, Tea Partiers, landowners, and environmentalists are challenging construction of the Keystone XL pipeline’s Gulf Coast segment—together.
Take an 8-mile trek with indigenous groups through one of the world's largest ecological dead zones, and you might find something lifegiving.
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.
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
How one photographer captured the continent from the sky—with a fan strapped to his back.
In an attempt to bolster caribou populations, Alberta is hunting wolves. But are they really the cause of the problem?
International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here's why you should care.
Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.
Unfortunately, so is the planet.
Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
To jumpstart much-needed climate action, Alec Loorz and other teenagers are taking the federal government to court.