Green Gospel
These young activists are working to convert the faithful into climate crusaders.
Brian Calvert

Feature Articles

The Forest Monks

In Thailand, practicing monastic selflessness can sometimes also mean taking on the mantle of land defenders.

Greg Harris

An Act of Worship

As Muslims, it’s our sacred duty to hijrah towards climate justice.

Nana Firman

Tree Keepers

Fighting to save Kenya’s last tropical rainforest.

Words and Images by Kang-Chun Cheng

Off Track

A road project through the Alaskan tundra could open up the Brooks Range to mining and harm wildlife and Native lifeways.

Benjamin Alva Polley

Overwatch

In Lebanon, a small team of bird lovers is protecting vulnerable species.

words and images by Tessa Fox

To Our Readers

Religion Can Help the Environment and the Climate Movement

Faith offers a powerful source of moral motivation for Earth care.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

The Long Game

Looking Back at the Wilderness Act and The Civil Rights Act and Moving Forward

Our possibility is revealed in the repetition, the practice, the transformation of tragedy and trauma and pain.

Carolyn Finney

Earth Island Reports

Can California Farm Smarter?

Agriculture could hold the key to California’s climate goals.

Kristine Rebiero

How Urban Gardening Spurs Climate Activism

A public teaching garden in San Francisco is transforming citizens into key players in the food and climate movements.

Chris Krupa

1000 Words

Eyes as Big a Plates Photographs People Steeped in Nature

These artists’ portraits draw out people’s connection with the natural world.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

Conversation

Talking Direct Action and the Environmental Movement with Climate Defiance

Climate Defiance co-founder Michael Greenberg on meeting the moment and why direct action works.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

In Review

A World in a Shell Explores the Complex Process by Which We Are Losing Snails

In Review: A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions

Michael Engelhard

A Bold Return to Giving a Damn Calls for Consumers to Take a Closer Look at How the Food Industry Works

In Review: A Bold Return to Giving a Damn: One Farm, Six Generations, and the Future of Food

Jaime Herndon

Voices

Tackling Food Waste through Composting Programs in Maryland Schools

How we launched a food-waste reduction program in my home state.

Angelina Xu

Talking Points

Climate and Environmental News In Brief: Winter 2024

News in Brief

Journal Staff