Navajos(Dinés) who have lost family members from radioactive contamination –and those fighting new proposals for uranium development – celebratedthe passage April 19 of the Dine Nat...
A Pervasive Presence
Thelast three months have seen a rather startling number of news storiesabout wildlife species showing up where they weren’t expected. In June,biologists announced a breeding pair of least Bell&...
UniversitÁrea Protegida (UÁP) works with Nicaraguan university students in natural reservesthroughout the country to promote research, conservation, and...
Alaska’s Crude Threat
Oil spills on the
North Slope are
routine, and so are
oil executives’ lies
about them.Thousandsof caribou and other types of wildlife will be displaced if DClawmakers pass a measure to a...
To the Earth Island Journal
Angry about Heifer
I was very disappointed to see the article about Heifer International [Summer 2005 EIJ],a well-intentioned group that provides animals to impoverished people.The problem is that wh...
Center for Safe Energy
Fighting nuclear waste disposal in Kazakhstan
Gray “veneer” flakes off an exfoliating canyon wall. Photo: Hank TurnerDuringEaster week in 1965, two dozen people paid a farewell visit to thelower Escalante River on the Colorado Plateau...
NASCAR goes green?
New tracks touted as good for the planet
ThePenan women of Long Lunyim are now cultivating rice and vegetables toreverse the malnutrition caused by forest degredation from industriallogging. Photo: Jessica LawrencePenan restore biodiversity,...
It‘s in the bag
From Trashy to Flashy
Katherine Elizabeth Renz
Drive through one of the West Coast’s deadliest neighborhoods
“Imagine that a scientist and a libertarian go out for a drive one day ”
Fromthe day Bush took office, its been his policy to disregard the adviceand findings of environmental scien...
Harvest in the city
New York gardeners bring fresh, healthy food to the less-affluent
International Marine Mammal Project
Another big court win for dolphins
The International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) is celebrating an important legal victory for dolphins in the USCourt of Appeals. A three-judge panel unanimously tu...
Mark J. Palmer
Local News from All Over
Global warming and malaria
Thenumber of South Africans at risk for malaria will quadruple by the year2020 as global warming brings infected mosquitoes south. Mosquitoescarrying the malaria ...
Earth Island project reports
In the Light of Reverence, the documentary produced and directed by Christopher McLeod of Sacred Land Film Project, was recently awarded the Henry Hampton Award for Excellence in Film and Digital Medi...
Reef Protection International
Photo: photos.comA revolution for the ocean
Theworld suffered a recent enormous human tragedy on the Indian Oceansshores. Oceans themselves have also suffered greatly in the past year.Millions of t...
Dr. Wallace J. Nichols and Drew Weiner
KIDS for the BAY
Kids for the Bay Program Director Kristina Cervantes-Yoshida helpsSeaview Elementary School students test water quality at Garrity Creekin San Pablo, California. Photo: Keturah AshfieldEPA Award