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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.
An Urban Wilderness in Milwaukee
by Eddee Daniel
The Menomonee River watershed in Milwaukee is what Eddee Daniel calls an "urban wilderness", and it is something that should and can exist in every American town and city.
A Sea Change :: Film Trailer
Hidden below the waves, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
Brower Youth Award Winner Diana Lopez
Diana Lopez, 21, earned a Brower Youth Award for transforming an old San Antonio, Texas, bar into a community garden.
The Waterkeeper Alliance
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. introduces the work of the Waterkeeper Alliance.
The Beaver Solution: Beaver Dams Instead of Concrete Dams
The Land Council recommends the reintroduction of Beavers in Washington. Beavers will build dams which store water and increase creek flows in the late summer.
Que Viva el Arte De Regando
Andrew Mascareñas' story of the importance of flood irrigating to his family and to the culture of New Mexico.