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Environmental Justice

Standing up for our health and homes.

Economic Rebirth After the Storm Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Lui
United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Just, Green & Beautiful Cities
by Carl Anthony
Carl Anthony on the regional equity movement, and making cities work.
Two Crises, One Solution Two Crises, One Solution
by Van Jones
We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
The Green Belt Movement :: The Story of Wangari Maathai
by Mia MacDonald
Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement, recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. Her message: Peace is founded in healthy ecosystems, access to natural resources, and democracy.
Principles of Environmental Justice
Declaration from the People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit.
Book Review: Planet Dialectics by Wolfgang Sachs Book Review: Planet Dialectics by Wolfgang Sachs
by Misa Saros
In Planet Dialectics, Wolfgang Sachs repeatedly asks the nagging question: "Whose development and of what?"
Peace Trees, Vietnam
by Gay-Wynn Cooper
Although public opinion has turned against the use of landmines, a large number remain active, a lethal reminder of wars long over. One group of Americans and Vietnamese are removing landmines and restoring an indigenous ecosystem ...
Mothers For Eco-justice
by Tracy Rysavy
Mothers in East Los Angeles, Detroit, and other communities started out saying "no" to toxic neighbors. Now they are also building a future for their cities.
Paving Paradise
by Heidi Werver
Traditional methods didn't work for the troubled students at the Pan Terra Alternative High School, so counselor Larry Davies turned to nature to help teach and heal them.
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