Heavy Lifters
Climate science and policy is still considered a male bastion. These women are working to change that.
Amy Westervelt

Feature Articles

Women Rising
for the Earth

Women are coming together across struggles, borders, and cultures to help build a new world.

Osprey Orielle Lake


Yes, that glass ceiling still exists in the environmental movement

Zoe Loftus-Farren

The Defenders

Colombian women are putting their lives on the line for the Earth.

Ynske Boersma

Heavy Lifters

Climate science and policy is still considered a male bastion. These women are working to change that.

Amy Westervelt

Moving More
than Oil

The intimate link between human trafficking and dirty energy in Minnesota

Kayla Walsh

Queering the

Two Spirits are reclaiming their collective identity in the battle to protect Turtle Island.

Bani Amor

Breaking Through the Bro Culture

For women in solar energy, progress and a ways to go.

Katherine Gustafson

No Compromise

Our movement needs to do a better job of addressing sexual violence and misogyny within its ranks.

Kiera Anderson Kitty Stryker

Change the Menu

From farm to table, women in the US food system are speaking up about systemic abuse.

Joann Lo

Flip the Script

Opportunities for the environmental movement to better engage Black, Indigenous, and Womxn of Color

Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin

To Our Readers

To All You Who Cherish Life

I want to tell you about the many stories and voices you’ll find in this special issue. But my mind keeps circling back to Tahlequah.

Maureen Nandini Mitra


Unsung Muse

Anne Hus and the evolution of environmental icon David Brower.

Barbara Brower

Be the Hummingbird.
Be the Bear

A special call to mothers, grandmothers, aunties, godmothers,and all those who love the children.

Kathleen Dean Moore Lisa Vanin

The Roar Inside Me

What I once believed to be madness I have come to see as night vision — what porcupines know as they remain hidden in trees.

Terry Tempest Williams Ulla Thynell

The Environmental Movement Can Learn from #TimesUp

Harassment that may have been overlooked a decade ago is not tolerated today. That’s a great start, but it’s not enough.

Annie Leonard

Ties of Blood

Our deep and abiding connection with Mother Earth is what compels us to fight to protect it.

Kandi White

Bringing the Fight Home

My work as an environmental activist opened my eyes to the inequalities in my marriage.

Malinda Clatterbuck

A Woman's Place Is in the Woods

More and more of us are finding ourselves in the role of forest managers.

Juliet Grable

Digging Deeper

Island Earth

In Hawaii, women are fighting back against chemical companies that have made it ground zero for GM seed development

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Sharing Collective Power

Earth Island women are creating the space for all to come on board.

In Review

Life Uncertain

In Review: Sealed by Naomi Booth; Dead Ink Books, 2017

Mariah Feria

Overlooked Solutions

Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement By Sunita Narain; India Viking, 2017

Sribala Subramanian


Take A Stand

What can one woman do in the face of the mammoth industry that is animal agriculture?

Julianne Perry

1000 Words

Between Lossand Renewal

1000 Words – Elizabeth Addison

Maureen Nandini Mitra


“We Are All Complicit”

Conversation: Joyce Tischler

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Talking Points

Talking Points : Autumn 2018

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