AFRICA A Kenyan slum dweller avoids trash and sewage as he walks in the Nairobi slum of Kibera. Reuters photo Waste notAs
if grappling with the mountains of sand that desertification has cast
down on ...
A democracy of water
Farmers and big-city progressives made a grand coalition. Now that civility is coming undone.
The Great Baikal Trail
Joshua K. Hartshorne
Energy Secretary’s dirty resumé
This guy ran a Texas-based chemical company that was one of the country's worst polluters
Everyone’s got a story
The tsunami-environment connection
Reef Protection International
countries were hit by the December 26 tsunami. Scores of other
countries lost citizens, making this a worldwide catastrophe. Legions
of aid workers are now helping...
Bad news, good news
the effects of the tsunami in December to the renewed Bush
administration assault on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the
world has been awash in very bad news these days.
We should know. Our...
Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters
Cruise ship initiative sets sailC-SAW has been charting a course towards a pollution-free cruise future since
1999, leading the effort towards passage of the only federal rule
restricting cruise ship ...
Is Environmentalism Dead?
A response to the recent essay ”The Death of Environmentalism“
To the Earth Island Journal
Unfair to Kerry? Chris Clarke is right to suggest that Red-state voters face environmental threats (Bushed Again, Spring 2005 EIJ)
but he’s dead wrong when he suggests that John Kerry ...
Global Service Corps
After much anticipation, Global Service Corps (GSC) proudly completed its first six-month Seeds of Survival (SOS)
Fellowship Program. The program, which ran from Oct. 18, 2004 to April
18, 2005, broug...
Tucker Sharon and Susanna Beck
For close to four years, the Cape Wind offshore wind project proposal (see Spring, 2005 EIJ) has been making its tortured way through the Army Corps of Engineers permitting process under the Rivers an...
New nukes is bad nukes
Bush's plan for your radioactive future
International Marine Mammal Project
Dolphin-Safe in the Maldives The Maldivian tuna fishery in the Indian Ocean has been a part of International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP)‘s Dolphin-Safe program almost from its inception. Maldiv...
Getting poverty’s goat
In Nepal, Heifer provides families water buffalo for draft power and milk. Darcy Kiefel/Heifer International photo You
don’t see many water buffalo in central Arkansas. The one gazing
benignly over ...
Joe Eaton and Ron Sullivan
Earth Island project reports
Earth Island Institute welcomes a new project, Friends of Sierra Gorda. The projects primary mission is to support and promote the work of the Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG) in Queretaro, Mexi...
Not a drop to drink
Natural and unnatural disasters leave millions without clean water
Sacred Land Film Project
Dancing for peace At dusk, eight Winnemem Wintu dancers emerged along the edge of the Shasta Dam,
a massive reservoir that has flooded their ancestral homeland. Eagle,
turkey, and heron feathers adorn...