Brower understood that although it’s important to dream, it’s even more
important to act on those dreams. He dedicated his life to creating
change not just through activism, but also by enga...
Twenty years after Chernobyl
the Chernobyl disaster has faded into history in the minds of
Westerners, it still looms large over the people of Ukraine, Russia,
and Belarus. Twenty years after the Chernobyl disaster, the for...
Penan continue blockade
The seed goes on
through a local farmers’ market these days and you may happen to come
upon some unfamiliar produce: bell peppers shaped like miniature,
wrinkled pumpkins. White squash and scalloped-edged mel...
International Marine Mammal Project
Dolphin-safe tuna has less mercury
IMMP, which has pioneered efforts for the “Dolphin Safe” tuna label for more than two decades, recently hailed a new study regarding mercury in canned tuna.
Mark J. Palmer
An Inconvenient Truth and Who Killed the Electric Car?
finally got around to seeing An Inconvenient Truth before press time.
If you, like me, have been telling yourself you don’t need to see it
because you know all that stuff already, go see it anyway...
In 1994 my wife
Becky and I drove a long, dusty road through the Sonoran Desert, to a
spring-fed pond fringed with tules and cottonwoods. It was January, and
so the air was cool, a mere 80 degrees or ...
Earth Island project reports
EcoVillage Farm Learning Center hosted the 14th Annual Middle College High School Consortium Student Leadership
Conference on Saturday, April 29, 2006. The theme of “Corporate
Responsibility to the ...
Life without cars
“American cars and pickup trucks are responsible for nearly half of the
greenhouse gases emitted by automobiles globally, even though the
nation’s vehicles make up just 30 percent of ...
To the Earth Island Journal
I appreciated Mark Palmer’s piece “Remembering Maxine McCloskey”, which
a friend forwarded to me here in Jerusalem. However, the Whale Bus
started as a project of Project Jon...
An environmentalist’s vision in ashes
Local News from All Over
West African Black Rhino Feared Extinct
its cousins are slowly recovering, the West African black rhino is
feared to be extinct. Last seen in northern Cameroon, there has been no
sign of ...