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PLANET

We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.

Native Recipe for Health Native Recipe for Health
by Gabriel Thompson
The Tohono O’odham Nation tackles diabetes with a return to desert foods.
Journey to Midway Journey to Midway
by Brooke Jarvis
Follow the journey of five media artists, led by photographer Chris Jordan, to Midway to witness the catastrophic effect of our disposable culture on some of the world’s most beautiful and symbolic creatures.
Trade Your Job Trade Your Job
by Valerie Saturen
The old apprenticeship model of learning by doing gets new life as people who’ve been left out of the job market train to meet the growing demand for green-collar workers.
Grounded Learning Grounded Learning
by Ron Miller
Why educator Ron Miller is turning to soil, water, sunshine, and greens.
Climate Activists Dream a New Future Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostrander
The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
The Personal IS Powerful The Personal IS Powerful
by Colin Beavan
No Impact Man says we shouldn't be distracted by attacking each others' methods of confronting climate change—only by uniting behind the same agenda can we hope for change in the very little time we have to effect it.
Can a Farm State Feed Itself? Can a Farm State Feed Itself?
by Brooke Jarvis
Tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.
Signs of Life :: Act Two for Clean Water
by Madeline Ostrander
The U.S. Senate may be poised to undo a Bush-era policy that undercut protection of the nation’s waterways.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.
Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux
An update on oyster restoration efforts around NYC.
The Greening of Southie The Greening of Southie
A feature documentary about Boston’s first residential green building, and the men and women who set out to construct it.
Brower Youth Award Winner Marisol Becerra Brower Youth Award Winner Marisol Becerra
Youth Leads in Environmental Protection
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