The Alberta tar sands are home to the third-largest proven reserves of crude oil in the world. Here, First Nations engage in a complex dance of resistance to and cooperation with industry in order to survive.
Because the Unist’ot’en clan has given up no land rights after decades of courtroom battles, they maintain a strong foothold on land crucial to future oil expansion plans.
A new amendment to the 1944 water treaty between Mexico and the United States aims to create a fair, cooperative system for restoring the Colorado River.
The Turtle Mountain Band was among the first tribes to ban the drilling process. Here’s the difference it made.
Today, 800 million of us are considered “hungry,” but we produce enough calories to feed us all. Rather than a lack of food, we’re dealing with a lack of democracy.
Why naturalists and their linguistic allies fight to keep the language that gives us our sense of place from falling out of modern dictionaries.
In Ecuador, indigenous Kichwa women are resisting corporate interests that threaten their land.
Environmentalists have worked for years to get governments to regulate fossil fuels. Here’s how trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership make that even harder.
The TPP makes the rights of companies sacrosanct, and that includes the right to mine. But what about the rights of people who live in the way of proposed mining sites?
People who live in this desert community say their homes can serve as a model for how society can function happily without the infrastructure and modern systems we’ve come to expect.
Despite conflicts and crises at home and abroad, 2015 offered glimpses of the road to a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world.