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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.

Karen Charman: A Sewer Becomes a Water Park
by Karen Charman
A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
The Battle For Water The Battle For Water
by Tony Clarke, Maude Barlow
Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
How Can Soil Clean Water?
by Paul Mankiewicz
Soil is the key to pure water. It works as a physical strainer, renovator, and a recycler of all wastewater passing through it.
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzind
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhan
The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
Tapwater Takeover
by Carolyn McConnell
Pit a global conglomerate with revenues of over $52 billion a year, intent on swallowing up utility companies on every continent, against a California community of 4,900 people. Who would you bet on?
When Youth Lead
by Elise Miller, Jon Sharpe
Teens in a conservative agricultural town discover dangers that others had tried to ignore
From Silent Spring To Scientific Revolution
by John Peterson Myers
Endocrine disruption, effects of chemicals on health. "Our Stolen Future"
Mushroom Power Mushroom Power
by Paul Stamets
bioremediation using mushrooms, How fungi can cleanse water and toxic spills
High-tech Goes Green
by Ted Smith, Chad Raphael
Work-related cancers and toxic emissions have eroded the high-tech industry's clean reputation. New European Union rules banning heavy metals and requiring manufacturers to take back discarded computers could set a new global standard
Principles of Environmental Justice
Declaration from the People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit.
Health Hunger And Hunting
by Jim Minick
a story of a vegetarian who learned how to hunt on his land. He developed his own personal ecology, which included eating locally and responsible hunting.
When Nuclear Plants Close, Infant Deaths And Childhood Cancers Drop
by Carolyn McConnell
A study of the areas surrounding nuclear power plants has found that rates of infant death and childhood cancer drop dramatically after the plants close. Rates dropped by 17 percent on average, and in one case, infant deaths and childhood cancers dropped by a full 42 percent.
Restoring Nature, Restoring     Yourself Restoring Nature, Restoring Yourself
by Francesca Lyman
A dying man thought he’d spend his last days cleaning a small creek behind his house. Did he save the creek? Or was it the creek that saved him?
Surviving the Great Dying
by Michael Lerner
As an era of extinctions unfolds, the dawning understanding of its links to our own health could energize a movement to save us all
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