If we take care of it, it will take care of us.
Preliminary results from the 2012 Census of Agriculture show the increasing role of women in U.S. agriculture—especially on organic and small-scale farms.
Posted Apr 17, 2014
How to get electricity, water, and the Internet in your tiny home on the range.
Posted Apr 09, 2014
The greenest burial places essentially transform the cemetery into a nature preserve—and a "posthumous occupation" of a $20 billion funeral industry.
Posted Mar 20, 2014
David Korten's new essay (available to read as a PDF) connects the work of finding a new sacred story with the effort to build a new economy.
Posted Mar 19, 2014
The equipment has been blocked in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana—in each case by an alliance between Native Americans and environmental groups.
Posted Mar 18, 2014
Community responses to the Elk River chemical spill draw on West Virginia's long, proud history of grassroots work for environmental and economic justice.
Posted Mar 13, 2014
If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
Posted Mar 12, 2014
Beyond the dangers of derailment and explosions, Seattleites are worried about oil-by-rail shipping's effect on the climate. Here's what they did about it.
Posted Mar 11, 2014
What do right-wing TV anchors think low-income people should eat? Not salmon, apparently.
Posted Mar 06, 2014
In 1885, a revolutionary leader wrote, "My people will sleep for one hundred years" and then wake up. In the "genocidal" wilderness of Canada's tar sands, that renaissance has begun.
Posted Mar 05, 2014
This weekend could turn out to be the largest act of civil disobedience at the White House in a generation.
Posted Feb 28, 2014
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby—not just those who work in the mines.
Posted Feb 26, 2014
Local landowners and environmentalists who have long opposed the pipeline project are celebrating the decision.
Posted Feb 20, 2014
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.
Posted Feb 18, 2014
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about local, sustainable farming.
Posted Feb 17, 2014