In one of our favorite responses to the government shutdown, this group of EPA staffers in Georgia went DIY on a local creek.
Many Latino immigrants have agriculture in their past. A market in suburban Maryland makes it possible for them to put that knowledge to work in the here and now.
When their name appeared in Joss Whedon's new TV show, the environmentalist group Rising Tide took to social media to fight back.
A showdown over fossil fuel projects that would exacerbate climate change is brewing in the Emerald City.
From gated communities in outer space to graphs about who owns the wealth, two new films are giving Americans a window into the issue of income inequality
When it comes to solving the climate crisis, the world can't afford to ignore women's voices.
When about 97 percent of India's vultures died due to eating carcasses that contained a drug called diclofenac, it caused a boom in the feral dog population. The resulting rabies epidemic cost India billions of dollars between 1993 and 2006.
Guerrilla grafting, crop mobs, and other ways to make the fruits of your labor go further.
Training farms known as incubators are helping immigrants and others get into farming. But Congressional wrangling over the Farm Bill has put their future in question.
A series of actions that took place this summer helped to shift the climate movement's center of gravity.
From sharing to repairing, the inspiration you need to lighten your load.
Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London, have learned that climate change endangers Ethiopia's coffee crops. Here's what they're doing to make sure the plants will survive.
I've respectfully informed my alma mater that, until it divests its holdings in the fossil fuel industry—coal, oil, tar sands, and fracked natural gas—I will not donate another cent.
A Montana-based nonprofit is moving to preserve 3.5 million acres of the Great Plains.
While banning the use of bee-killing pesticides is crucial, planting your yard with flowers instead of grass helps, too.
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Hungry for okra, collards, and trout? In Appalachia, you can now get all your soul food cravings from local farmers.
If Initiative 522 succeeds, it could push manufacturers nationwide to begin labeling foods that contain genetically modified organisms.
A plan to bring coal from Wyoming to the Pacific Northwest coast and ship it to Asia will test the mettle of the region's environmentalists.
The fight for the climate isn’t a separate movement. It’s both a challenge and an opportunity for all of our movements.
Ron Finley speaks to YES! about why “gardening is gangsta” and how he's getting city youth back in the dirt.
Climate change has turned up the volume, making “superstorms” like Sandy more likely. In this documentary, Clodagh McGowan introduces you to coastal homeowners who are rebuilding their houses to withstand the next big one.
Maybe there’s something deeper to the stereotype of old-school farmers as plodding, slow-moving people.
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