What if a healthy environment were a human right?
Why peasant farmers in Mexico are taking the UN climate negotiations seriously.
A historic new ordinance bans natural gas drilling while elevating community decision making and the rights of nature over the “rights” associated with corporate personhood.
A documentary that follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber as she explores the seemingly unnatural causes of cancer.
Annie Leonard explains why “designed for the dump” electronics are toxic to people and the planet … and what to do about it.
Combining Islam and the environment
Music to heal the Gulf
Appalachian residents are serious about putting a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining—and building a more sustainable economy to take its place.
How to grow food where we need it.
Poverty and inequality magnified Hurricane Katrina’s effect on the Gulf. A resilient New Orleans means addressing these social issues first.
For Gulf residents, the BP oil spill has made the problem of unchecked corporate power painfully clear. Exxon Valdez survivor Riki Ott on why this may be the moment to overcome our political divides and take back our democracy.
Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe’s fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?