Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Doug Pibel
Hunter Lovins helped found and manage the Rocky Mountain Institute, famous for turning conventional wisdom about energy on its head. She’s still changing minds in the worlds of business, nonprofits, and government, showing a more sustainable path to prosperity.
Hunter Lovins
Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
Jane Braxton Little
Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
Maude Barlow, Tony Clarke
As an era of extinctions unfolds, the dawning understanding of its links to our own health could energize a movement to save us all
Michael Lerner
a story of a vegetarian who learned how to hunt on his land. He developed his own personal ecology, which included eating locally and responsible hunting.
Jim Minick
what is real security? The answer may be found by basing engineering on nature. Natural systems are efficient, diverse, dispersed, and renewable, hence, inherently resilient.
Amory B. Lovins, Hunter Lovins
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Where there's a way, by Michael M’Gonigle. Global Trade Agreements are just the latest way local communities are losing control over the surrounding forests and the watersheds. If there was a way to reclaim the commons, might there also be a political will?
Michael M'Gonigle
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A Tribute to Donella Meadows, by Fran Korten. Donnella Meadows is remembered as a woman dedicated to helping us learn to live within the limits to growth.
Fran Korten
Thirst for Justice, by Maude Barlow. Privatization of Bolivia's water supply fails in the face of protest, and a local coallition takes on water distribution.
Maude Barlow
Is the work we are doing good for the Earth and its inhabitants now and for seven generations into the future?
Matthew Fox
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Mohave Creation Song cycle describes relation of the Mohave to their land and helps prevent Ward Valley from becoming a nuclear waste dump.
Philip M. Klasky
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Contrary to myths about the efficiency of corporate agriculture, family farmers are the most efficient producers - and they produce much more than food
Senator Byron Dorgan

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