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Signs of Life :: Brazil to Protect Rainforests
by Brooke Jarvis, Bill McKibben
The Brazilian government made its first-ever serious commitment to Amazon rainforest protection.
Signs of Life :: Stimulus for Clean Water?
by Tara Lohan
Citizen groups like Food and Water Watch are asking Congress to tackle the nation's water infrastructure crisis.
Signs of Life :: A Fight for Tenant's Rights
by Daniel Fireside
Tenant's rights groups are taking action to protect renters from eviction when banks foreclose on property owners.
Signs of Life :: Activists Seek Peace in Gaza
by Stephen Zunes
After a military assault in Gaza, activists seek peace.
Signs of Life :: Small Stories About Big Change
Peace in Gaza. Refuseniks. Protecting tenants' rights. Public water trust. Protecting Brazil's rainforests. Climate change. Renewable energy in Hawaii. Sharing rides. Army leasing electric vehicles. Cleaner energy. Campaign finance reform.
Readers Forum
Letters from readers from the Winter 2009 Sustainable Happiness issue of YES! Magazine.
Van Jones: Beyond the Politics of Confrontation
by Sarah van Gelder, Van Jones
Meet the man who’s convincing the country, and the new President, that the next economy needs to be green and just. Interview by Sarah van Gelder.
Food for Everyone :: About the Cover
by Peter DiAntoni
Erika and Will Allen, photographed in January in the aquaponic greenhouse of the Milwaukee Growing Power facility, minutes before an international training conference began. The sprouts in the foreground lie above a four-foot deep, water-filled trench holding 10,000 tilapia and yellow perch.
Readers Forum :: How You Are Changing Your Food Habits
by YES! Readers
The Food for Everyone issue of YES! looks at how to make sure everyone can eat, even during tough economic times. Readers helped us think about this issue and shared how their thinking about food has changed, and how they use food to nourish relationships.
Lessons from My Mother’s Village Kitchen
by Madhu Suri Prakash
Schools, fresh foods, and memories from India. Madhu Suri Prakash reflects on the culinary traditions of her family.
Saying Grace Around the World
by Nikki McClure, Anna Stern
Artist Nikki McClure adds her touch to our collection of mealtime prayers from around the world.
4 Ways to Fix the Farm Bill
by Anna Stern, Madeline Ostrander
A "Food Bill" instead of a Farm Bill.
Fresh from … the City
by Mark Winne
Citizens and local policymakers join up to get fresh foods to schools and neighborhoods.
New Crop of Farmers
Today’s young farmers are protecting the land and seeds, reclaiming farming traditions, and sharing abundance with family and community. Meet some of these young farmers in our photo essay.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement
by Sarah van Gelder
How to turn a lawn into lunch, swap preserves, glean, boost your food security, live the good life.