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The internet and new technology are reviving the role citizens can play in documenting the world around us.
Madeline Ostrander | Feb 14, 2017
The urban drainage-ways of Los Angeles can never quite look like wild creeks, but restoring some of their capacity to store, slow, and filter water fixes many problems at once.
Madeline Ostrander | Jan 6, 2015
In his new book "How to Make Trouble and Influence People," Iain McIntyre offers readers an alternative version of Australian history.
Madeline Ostrander | Jul 9, 2014
New studies show that people with deep roots in the place where they live are better equipped to handle upheavals of the type that come with climate change.
Madeline Ostrander | Dec 31, 2013
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.”
Madeline Ostrander | Dec 12, 2013
Conversations about how we're going to get through the coming transformation force us to see the full scale of the problem.
Madeline Ostrander | Nov 2, 2013
We can’t change the world if we can’t even sing together—a star folk singer on what happens if political music dies.
Madeline Ostrander | Jul 19, 2013
Heather Purser set out to win gay marriage rights within the Suquamish Tribe and found herself on a personal journey toward self-acceptance.
Madeline Ostrander | May 11, 2012
Why this foodie farmer believes sustainable farming includes meat.
Madeline Ostrander | Mar 28, 2011
In Appalachia people have learned that going green isn't all about what you have to give up, but it can make your life richer. The Central Appalachian Network hatched hundreds of new businesses, and inspired many more to a shift to local, organic sales.
Madeline Ostrander | Jan 30, 2008