Borneo Project

Three years in the making, the second community-managed microhydro project on Malaysian Borneo is now up and running! In exchange for a formal commitment to protect upstream rainforests in the buffer ...

Jessica Lawrence

Big fish are mostly gone

Our demand for large amounts of inexpensive fish is emptying the ocean.

Robert Ovetz

International Marine Mammal Project

EII Victory: Japanese Company Nissui Agrees to Divest Itself of Whaling Interest International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) declared victory in a series of campaigns aimed at Japan’s whaling industr...

EI Staff

Remembering Maxine McCloskey

Our Earth is a better place for her having worked so tirelessly

Mark J. Palmer

But the interest?

Another right-wing e-mail accuses environmentalists of striving to destroy the economy. We value trees and slugs and bats more than a healthy manufacturing sector, he says; clean water more than a Dow...

Chris Clarke

Women’s Global Green Action Network

A global voice for women’s leadership

Melinda Kramer

Green Sexism

Go fetch your copy of Roderick Nash’s Wilderness and the American Mind. Go ahead! I’ll wait. Do you have it now? Open up to the index in the back. Leaf through until you find the “W”s. Got it?...

Chris Clarke

Farms in the sky

Bolivia’s farmers contend with modernization

Caitlin O’Brien

Red Panda Project

Imagine a place where thick forests are filled with creatures of unparalleled diversity and beauty; a place where rhododendrons bloom in pink, red, and white, and where a quick turn of your head revea...

Brian Williams

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, “Dust Bowl”? Like most people, I learned about the Dust Bowl in my high school history class. But even though I attended high school last cen...

Devorah Bennu

Down the bayou

A marine biologist, a community, and the resolve to preserve an ocean’s bounty

Taylor Sisk

West Africa Rainforest Network - US

Africa’s Gulf of Guinea and the new Gulf crisis

Stephanie Alston

Amanda Marcotte

You want guys with that?

Amanda Marcotte

For Money or for Life

World activists work for water security and human rights.

Jeff Conant

UniversitÁrea Protegida

A day in the life of a UÁPito

Olin Cohan

Whales and wheels…

Whales and wheels The note by Dale Mills, “Japan versus whales,” in the Summer 2006 issue of EIJ closed with the thought that Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs “can’t be anything but conce...

EI Staff

Nature in the City

San Franciscans are fortunate to live in a climate that encourages outdoor living year-round. Hiking, biking, surfing, fishing, birding, and similar activities are all available within city limits. Th...

Peter Brastow

Local News from All Over

GLOBAL World’s bravest environmentalists photoSilas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor, Yu Xiaogang, Tarcísio Feitosa da Silva, Anne Kajir, Olya Melen, and Craig E. Williams – 2006 G...

EI Staff

Two nations, one seal

Poaching and devlopment threaten a rare seal.

Wen Bo