Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Fifty Years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the future of America’s waterways hangs in the balance.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
The endorsement and buy-in of critical stakeholders, like fishers, can make or break a conservation project. So fishers were invited to the table as the project took shape.
The UN declaration is more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this one have led to effective treaties and national laws.
Near San Francisco, an ambitious wetlands restoration project is attempting to balance a return to the ecological past with the realities of a changing future.
Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.
A new podcast explores the rights of nature movement and its potential to shift Western legal doctrine around environmental protection.
“Lawmakers need to figure out better ways to balance the interests of industry with protecting people’s health.”
The first Native-owned and Native-led land trust is working to empower and equip young Natives to successfully farm kelp.
What equitable resource distribution looks like.
Experts agree that cities need diverse water supplies, but desalination plants remain controversial.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.
How one small stretch of coastline went from a hotbed of drug smuggling to a model of ecological restoration.
As Californians shelter at home amid the COVID-19 outbreak, an estimated 1 million of them lack access to clean drinking water, one of the most fundamental resources for maintaining health and hygiene.
An inspiring collaboration on the Pacific Coast blew fishery conservation goals out of the water.