Planet

Without a Car in the World
Photo Essay: Los Angelenos tell stories of living car-free in the city.
Can Mushrooms Save the Planet?
Video: Mycologist Paul Stamets gives six ways fungi can help save the planet.
How Resilient Are You?
Take this test to find out.
Fallen Fruit
Video: Sharing knowledge with the community, Fallen Fruit provides maps for locals to make use of public fruit trees.
Restoring Biodiversity in Cuba
Video: Learning from one another, scientists and farmers are working together to fix the agricultural system in Cuba.
Biomimicry in Action
Biomimics, nature's apprentices, study the functions of the natural world in search of new designs that we can adopt and apply.
Just the Facts :: Why Build Resilience?
by Kelly Shea
Why build resilience now? Because here's what we can't rely on ...
Black Wave
Video: A twenty-year fight between a small Alaska town and one of the largest oil companies shows the resilience of communities.
Tab Benoit: Voice of the Wetlands
Video: From up in the air, activist Tab Benoit bears witness to the coastal erosion and loss of wetlands in southern Louisiana.
8 Ways to Keep Your Cool Without Air Conditioning
by Stan Cox
Practical tips to help you beat the summer heat.
Unlikely Alliances in Fight for Sacred Lands
by Tess Thackara
Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe's fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
The Oil Spill’s Unseen Culprits, Victims
In this TED Talk, Blue Ocean Institute founder Carl Safina discloses the unseen culprits and victims of the BP oil spill.
Teens Care for Their Local River, Their Way
by Peter Donaldson
How do you get teens to care for their local watershed? Peter Donaldson’s carrot is the opportunity to produce smart, hip videos and be the on-air expert.
My Tiny, Free House
by Michael Janzen
Michael Janzen had a big house and a big mortgage. Then the financial crisis hit, and he wondered just how small, and how cheap, a house could be.
3 Steps Toward a Politics of Global Warming
by Bill McKibben
Making nice doesn't work. It's time to try something else.