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We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.
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Climate Justice Is Racial Justice Is Gender Justice

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:30
What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
Categories: Ecological News

Locals and Tribes March Together to Oppose Construction of Natural Gas Plant

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:30
The construction of the Puget Sound Energy facility is already underway in Washington state, and it has locals worried about the health and safety of their community.
Categories: Ecological News

How to Help 55 Million People Out of Food Deserts

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:30
Programs provide easier access to fresh, healthful foods to low-income neighbors.
Categories: Ecological News

Goodbye, Small Farmer? Investors Could Soon Own Most of American Farmland

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:30
Today, 30 percent of American farmland is owned by non-operators who lease it out to farmers. Here’s why that’s a problem.
Categories: Ecological News

Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Sequel” Could Have Gone Further

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:30
Let’s face it. The people who really need to see this film are never going to go near it.
Categories: Ecological News

The Secret to Growing More Food With Fewer Chemicals? Squirmy Soil

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:30
Over the past century, we’ve abused our soils. But recent studies suggest they can be revived to support a sustainable food system.
Categories: Ecological News

Comic: Why You Should Turn Your Yard Into a Mini-Farm

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:30
Take that lawn by the grass and grow something!
Categories: Ecological News

A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Broke Off Antarctica and All I Can Think About Is Food

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 12:30
Climate change is getting worse, and policymakers are ignoring one of the biggest factors.
Categories: Ecological News

Your Chocolate Might Have Survived This Fungus in Ecuador

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 12:30
Half of all cacao grown in Ecuador is ruined by a disease called frosty pod rot. But farmers, exporters, and chocolate-makers are finding sustainable ways to combat it.
Categories: Ecological News

Why Climate Change Belongs in the Health Care Debate

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:30
We know climate change is affecting the environment—but it’s also threatening people’s health.
Categories: Ecological News

Call for Submissions: How Can Our Economy Spark Joy?

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:30
Send us your ideas by August 18.
Categories: Ecological News

5 Ways to Take Your Love of the Outdoors to the Next Level

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:30
This summer, get outside, roll up your sleeves, and take a stand for public lands.
Categories: Ecological News

Naomi Klein Pushes Us to Dream Big to Get Beyond Trump’s Shock Politics

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:30
The activist’s new book challenges the pessimism that sets in when we think radical change is politically impossible. But it misses something big.
Categories: Ecological News

Resistance That Won’t Quit: A Timeline of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:30
Despite a Trump executive order undoing nearly nine years of defiance, the story of the-pipeline-that-won’t-die isn’t over.
Categories: Ecological News

Judge’s Ruling on Standing Rock a Second Chance for Justice

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:30
The federal court decision could start a new chapter in the DAPL saga, beginning with dropping prosecution of water protectors.
Categories: Ecological News

After Coal, a Small Kentucky Town Builds a Healthier, More Creative Economy

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:30
A complex network of local organizations helps neighbors support one another as they rebound from a dying industry.
Categories: Ecological News

Blackfeet Researcher Leads Her Tribe Back to Traditional Foods

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:30
Forced assimilation destroyed most nations’ diets, but now Native youth are learning to integrate local foods back into their daily lives.
Categories: Ecological News

No, Killing Coyotes Does Not Help Ranchers

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:30
There is no clear evidence that lethal control works to protect livestock.
Categories: Ecological News

Climate Action Never Depended on Trump

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:30
There are so many ways we can slow and stop the burning of fossil fuels in the United States. But we need to get to work.
Categories: Ecological News

U.S. Doesn’t Need Trump to Honor Paris Climate Agreement

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:30
American cities have already spent billions of dollars on climate action and are committed to environmental goals that go beyond the Paris accord.
Categories: Ecological News