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Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice Outwater
How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence
by Tara Lohan
A tiny Californian town took back its water supply—and your town can too.
The Water We Need
by Madeline Ostrander
Senior editor Madeline Ostrander introduces the Water Solutions issue.
People We Love :: Monica Beemer
by Keith Rutowski
Advocating for the homeless
People We Love :: Diana Lopez
by Ashlee Green
Growing Roots of Change for community.
Reflections on a Growing Local Food Movement
by Richard Conlin
The movement to transform our country’s food system is picking up steam—and the political environment has never been better.
Reducing Carbon Emissions: Seattle Has Taken the Lead
by Richard Conlin
Looking back on 10 years of carbon reduction efforts in Seattle.
6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home
by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Berit Anderson, Ashlee Green, Keith Rutowski
Get tight with your water budget, live large on dishwater, save some rain, and get your activist feet wet (really).
Water: Will There Be Enough?
by Sandra Postel
Dams and drills can’t create new water. Time to start working with nature.
The Work Ahead
by Shannon Hayes
Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds
by Beverly Bell
A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.
A World on Two Wheels
Video: Can you imagine a city where bikes rule? Flashback to the Netherlands' vibrant mid-century bike culture.
It’s Everybody’s Water.
It's time we fall in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible. A photo essay on water
Graywater Guerrillas
Learn how to reuse graywater, harvest rainwater, and install composting and dry toilets.
The Biking Wittwer Family
by Sara Cross, Travis Wittwer
Join Travis Wittwer for a day of bike commuting with his children in Portland, Ore.