Here All Along
Women’s contributions to the seafood industry are often overlooked. Can small scale aquaculture change that?
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Feature Articles

Death by Many Cuts

In Italy’s Puglia region, ancient olive trees have been plagued by a devastating bacteria — and an anti-science movement that has spread misinformation.

Agostino Petroni Images by Stefano Petroni

Foreign Hand

The US has long been purchasing farmland abroad. Now that questionable practice has come home to roost.

Diana Kruzman

Poisoned City

A London-based mining company polluted an Indian port city for decades before a mass-shooting forced its smelter to shut down. Local activists like Fatima Babu are fighting to keep it closed.

Colin Daileda

Poisoned Valley

Six years on, tens of thousands of Angelenos continue to suffer from the fallout of the worst gas blowout in US history.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

To Our Readers

Nature’s Nemesis

In war, people, animals, environment, everyone loses.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

The Long Game

It’s Not Easy Being Green

What if we were mutually accountable not only to the environment, but also to each other?

Carolyn Finney

Earth Island Reports

Meet the 2021 Brower Youth Award Winners

From climate justice to water conservation to plastics pollution, this year’s winners are tackling some of the biggest environmental challenges of our time.

Journal Staff

Embarking on Green Careers

Earth Island projects give UC Berkeley undergraduates a head start in real-world environmental work.

Daniel Zevin

1000 Words

A World in Transition

Zaria Forman’s large-scale pastels seek to capture the visceral beauty of our rapidly changing landscapes.

Zoe Loftus-Farren


“Last on a List of Priorities”

A veteran photographer and conservationist discusses the challenges of nature protection in Russia.

Alexander Dybin

Thirsty for Justice

Susana De Anda is on a mission to bring clean and affordable water to every Californian.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

In Review

Gazing in the Broken Mirror

In Review: Full Ecology: Repairing Our Relationship with the Natural World, by Mary M. Clare and Gary Ferguson

Paula MacKay

The Engineered Earth

In Review: Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade by Nathaniel Rich

Michael Engelhard


Standing Up to Oil and Gas Bullies

I had a ringside seat to the beginning of the fracking boom and it wasn’t pretty.

Sharon Wilson

Talking Points

Talking Points: Autumn 2021

News in Brief

Journal Staff