Decades of coal mining in the Jaintia Hills have trashed the once thriving Myntdu River. Now, indigenous communities are uniting to take a stand.
How the simple act of walking can open us up to confront and heal our toughest problems.
In a growing number of states, communities are demanding more self-governance over everything from environmental sustainability to gun control.
The film “Bikes vs Cars” tells us that bicycling for transportation can reduce our emissions. But more importantly, bicycling can change our mindset.
Coal left in the ground is an investment in the climate, as well as the future of families in rural communities and the tribes.
From the Current Issue
Throughout the country there are revitalization efforts to bring back to life long-neglected urban wild areas.
The 20th anniversary issue of YES! will show you, state by state, how change happens when communities work together. Tell us what’s happening where you live today.
The country will soon unveil a massive bike path linking 10 cities and four universities within its borders.
Independence Day is tough on coastal ecosystems where Americans flock to beach parties and communities are left with the mess. Here's how to do it better.
From a First Nation’s fight against Big Oil to Seattle’s school to prison pipeline, YES! Magazine coverage was honored in this year’s SPJ NW Excellence in Journalism Contest.
If raising a family on a McDonald’s salary wasn’t hard enough, Tina Sandoval is working to transform the fast-food industry into one that is good for both people and planet.