If we take care of it, it will take care of us.
Gaskin had a talent for thinking through ways to combine simple living with social engagement. He died on July 1, 2014.
Posted Jul 31, 2014
As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties.
Posted Jul 30, 2014
The study highlights the story of Brazil, where increasing indigenous rights to the rainforest helped cut carbon emissions by 3.2 billion tons.
Posted Jul 28, 2014
The Appalachian Transition Fellows are young people who will spend this year building diverse job opportunities in the coal-country counties that need them most.
Posted Jul 17, 2014
The Inner Harbor Water Wheel is proving to be an effective answer to the city's water pollution problem.
Posted Jul 15, 2014
The city's mayor says the move will boost cycling in decades to come, creating a greener and more sociable city.
Posted Jul 14, 2014
Edward Burtynsky documents the environmental effects of oil extraction through striking landscape photography.
Posted Jul 11, 2014
To get people on bikes in big numbers, cities are finding that it's essential to separate bike lanes from traffic.
Posted Jul 10, 2014
Organizers agreed that the annual marches have helped raise awareness about the mining project. But their work is far from done.
Posted Jul 09, 2014
The film never flinches from the complex connections between economic and environmental problems.
Posted Jul 07, 2014
The ruling is a boon to the more than 170 municipalities in New York that have already passed bans or moratoriums.
Posted Jul 03, 2014
First Nations groups say that the pipeline would disrupt their traditional seafood harvest and endanger their culture.
Posted Jun 27, 2014
Solar power can be transformative in places where people have to walk for miles just to charge a cell phone.
Posted Jun 26, 2014
Communities that enjoy the economic benefits of wildlife tourism don’t harbor poachers.
Posted Jun 25, 2014
The secret ingredient in Boston's prize winning tap water? Forest conservation.
Posted Jun 16, 2014