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Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba
by Dale Jiajun Wenposted May 05, 2006
- Cuba survived much more comfortably than North Korea after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the consequent diminished oil supply. The government reaction of both countries is examined as a precursor to Peak Oil throughout the world.
YES! But How? :: Eco-friendly Party
by Daina Saib, Lilja Ottoposted May 04, 2006
- How to throw a sustainable party, finding grass-fed beef and the real, environmental cost of transportation.
Picking Up the Pieces
by Miriam Axel-Luteposted Apr 16, 2006
- Housing groups find extra strength to serve communities in Gulf Coast after Katrina.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Luiposted Feb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Hopis and Greens Win
by Carolyn McConnellposted Feb 21, 2006
- Hopi fight use of spring water for coal mining and win. A solar installation will also be built.
Food Revolution: Americans Lose their Appetite for Anonymous Food
by Brian Halweilposted Feb 19, 2006
- Why are farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, direct farm-to-household marketing, organics, and humanely raised meats all on the increase?
Bioremediation in New Orleans - Part Two
by Starhawkposted Feb 17, 2006
- Lots of people have worked on bioremediation in the lab. New Orleans offers a low-budget opportunity in the real world.
Europe Cleans Up Its E-Waste Act
by Lilja Ottoposted Feb 16, 2006
- Quick guide to new European initiatives on e-waste
Sustainability: Planet at the Crossroads
by Bill McKibbenposted Feb 16, 2006
- As signs of climate change grow, and leaders lack political will to change course, people are acting in community to create a world that works for all.
Bioremediation in New Orleans
by Starhawkposted Dec 12, 2005
- Starhawk's second trip to New Orleans included the cleansing of contaminated soil using natural methods, as well as other relief efforts.
Resurrect New Orleans: a better city is possible
by Van Jonesposted Nov 30, 2005
- In post-Katrina New Orleans, will casinos, big business, and tourism displace people and the culture of the Big Easy? How will the city protect itself from future storms and rising seas? New Orleans could be rebuilt to serve its residents, poor and rich, and prosper in harmony with its watery ecosystem.
I Stand With You Against the Disorder
by Jeanette Armstrongposted Nov 08, 2005
- An indigenous woman invites us to learn how America’s rootless culture looks to a people who are “dream and land together”
Losing Power in Standby Mode
by Valerie Doyleposted Nov 08, 2005
- The average American household continually leaks about 50 watts of electricity. Eliminating that trickle, would save $1 billion annually in wasted electricity.
by Lilja Ottoposted Nov 08, 2005
- Because of serious concerns about the safety of chemical sun screens, mineral filters appear to be a better choice.
Organic Produce Goes to School
by Rebecca Clarrenposted Oct 04, 2005
- Farmers are struggling to stay on the land. Meanwhile, obesity is epidemic among U.S. children. A movement is creating a solution to both problems by linking schools to sources of local organic produce. The kids don’t seem to miss the deep fryers.