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Connect and Engage: Food and Water
posted Jun 30, 2008
- 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
by Karen Cherubiniposted Jun 30, 2008
- 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.
by Alisa Smithposted Jun 30, 2008
- One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locall
An Interview with Winona LaDuke
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 17, 2008
- Winona LaDuke on wild rice, wind power, Thunder Beings, self-reliance, and our covenant with the Creator.
Carl Pope & Van Jones
by Van Jones, Carl Popeposted Jun 09, 2008
- Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss Environmentalism, New Media, Civil Rights, the Economy
YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Art
by Noah Grant, Christiane Rancposted May 22, 2008
- 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
posted May 22, 2008
- One Man’s Garbage, Another's Revolution
Signs of Life :: Green Economy
by Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, Brendan Smithposted May 22, 2008
- Green Jobs Kindle Economic Hopes
posted May 22, 2008
- 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
by Maude Barlowposted May 22, 2008
- 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
by Wendy Callposted May 22, 2008
- 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
posted May 19, 2008
- 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.
Life in Liberia :: Photo Essay :: 1
by Christopher Herwigposted May 14, 2008
- Christopher Herwig's lense on Liberia.
Peace Corps in Paraguay :: Photo Essay
by Justin Mog, Amanda Fullerposted May 09, 2008
- Peace Corps volunteers Justin Mog and Amanda Fuller were dispatched to an impoverished community in rural Paraguay, where they launched a seed bank, which loans tree, vegetable, and alternative crop seeds.
Update :: Historic Accord Protects B.C. Forests
by Noah Grantposted May 09, 2008
- We are checking on our favorite stories. Has the promise of the initiatives we covered in past issues turned into reality? Discover where logging in the Clayoquot Sound rainforest is at today.