"The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close."
The tragedy in Ferguson helps us understand why people of color aren't as active as they could be in the climate movement—and what white allies can do to change that.
The dolphin massacre depicted in the Oscar-winning film The Cove took place again this year. But the reaction to it shows a changing public mindset toward the rights of sea mammals.
From West Virginia to the Gulf Coast, residents of communities facing environmental problems are discovering that visual storytelling brings results. Their number-one tool is the humble smartphone.
The issue of local food is more urgent when you're more than 2,400 miles away from the nearest continent.
Frances Shure is responsible for decisions over whether to let gas companies frack land that's been in her family for generations. The more she's learned about the process, the less willing she's been to say "yes."
How does the United States stack up against the European Union on food safety issues like GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals, and other food additives?
Produce auctions are getting fresh vegetables into food deserts, building community, and helping rural farmers earn a living.
The struggle pits the tribes and their allies in the environmental movement against the General Electric subsidiary that manufactured the evaporators and the hauling company that is providing transportation for them.
I always knew the goats across the street were raised for food, but this was my first personal relationship with an animal that would later become my food.
"It was a different kind of diet. I didn't count calories. I didn't count carbs. I just took 12,500 miles of food off my plate."
From new leadership in the fight against climate change to an uprising in the education system, there's a lot to be excited about in 2014.