An Indian biologist went door-to-door, listening and helping people develop livelihoods, to ultimately save an endangered species.
Construction waste is a huge polluter. An international experiment is hoping to reduce that waste to nothing.
“An Ecolological Civilization: The Path We’re On” was a YES! Presents online conversation held on February 25, 2021. It was produced in partnership with YES! Media and the Institute for Ecological Civilization.
Research suggests the economic impact of COVID-19 could be more than two times larger for Black- and Hispanic-owned businesses than for White-owned enterprises.
The coronavirus spread fast in homeless shelters, which prompted creative solutions to safe housing.
Legislation is pushing back against a waste-based economy by requiring companies to help customers fix their appliances and electronics.
Because of their unorthodox ownership structures, cooperatively owned businesses don’t fit neatly into most lenders’ boxes. So one group decided to build their own source of funding.
In an effort to counteract displacement in racially diverse neighborhoods, Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative invests in community-led projects that aim to keep longtime residents in their neighborhoods.
From The Current Issue
“Doughnut economics” invites nature and social well-being into urban planning.
Residents face the threat of disasters, construction noise, and loss of control over their land.
A building offering affordable housing now stands as a symbol of trans self-reliance and resilience.
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