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

Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix
Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria, not far from the Euphrates river and the Iraqi border, this documentary shows the efforts of the Syrian government to protect its natural heritage.
350.org :: Because the World Needs to Know
What's the best way to introduce the world to 350? With over 4000 languages spoken around the world, it's probably not with a bunch of words. 350.org did their best to boil down the science of global warming and vision of the 350 Campaign in 90 seconds.
Reinventing Our Food System Reinventing Our Food System
by Raj Patel
Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved, speaks to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now about the food crisis.
Connect and Engage: Food and Water Connect and Engage: Food and Water
Give your students more hands-on activities with these captivating lesson plans about life’s most basic means of survival: food and water.
Finding Your Voice Through Food Finding Your Voice Through Food
by Karen Cherubini
Karen Cherubini, who teaches science at Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, tells the uplifting story of how she and her third grade students reduced their carbon footprint by making different food choices. And, more importantly how they learned a life-long lesson on how asking questions can change your life.
Plenty
by Alisa Smith
One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locall
An Interview with Winona LaDuke An Interview with Winona LaDuke
by Sarah van Gelder
Winona LaDuke on wild rice, wind power, Thunder Beings, self-reliance, and our covenant with the Creator.
Carl Pope & Van Jones Carl Pope & Van Jones
by Van Jones, Carl Pope
Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss Environmentalism, New Media, Civil Rights, the Economy
YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Art YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Art
by Noah Grant, Christiane Ranc
Practical tips on non-toxic art materials, compact fluorescent bulbs, zip loc bags, and how to grow your own fresh air.
People We Love :: Tom Szaky People We Love :: Tom Szaky
One Man’s Garbage, Another's Revolution
Signs of Life :: Green Economy Signs of Life :: Green Economy
by Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, Brendan Smith
Green Jobs Kindle Economic Hopes
Readers' Forum Readers' Forum
Readers' letters from the Summer 2008 issue of YES! Magazine: 'Superpower? Get Over It.' Topics include Diet for a Warming Planet, Climate Change and Stuff, Let’s Talk Overpopulation, A Climate Mobilization, They Love Erica, Too, Your Backyard Footprint, Simplistic on Bolivia.
Life, Liberty, Water Life, Liberty, Water
by Maude Barlow
As climate change and worldwide shortages loom, will people fight over water or join together to protect it? A global water justice movement is demanding a change in international law to ensure the universal right to clean water for all.
Reclaiming Corn and Culture Reclaiming Corn and Culture
by Wendy Call
NAFTA was sold as a win-win. After 14 years of losing, Mexican farmers are making their own trade rules—fair ones.
Ivory-Billed Woodpecker :: An Avian Diplomat Ivory-Billed Woodpecker :: An Avian Diplomat
Partners in Flight. Formed in 1990, Partners is a loose collaboration stitched together by the habits of birds, which can travel from as far north as Canada to wintering grounds in places like Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, and Venezuela. Extraordinary connections have formed among biologists, NGOs, and governments in these countries.
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