The Tomales Bay Institute, one of
three new Earth Island projects adopted last October, has a mission to
resurrect the idea of the “commons” in American public life so that it
Defeat Terrorism: Abandon Oil
Terrorism, vengeance and the clean energy alternative
Terrorism and Freedom
head of the Natural Resources Defense Council says the September 11
attacks spell out in frightful terms that America’s unchecked
consumption of oil has become our Achilles heel. It leaves o...
Africans Talk about Sustainability
2001, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) rewarded
the East African country of Uganda with a debt-relief package of $90
million - a two-thirds reduction of the countr...
EuroEnglish: The New Language of Globalization
(March 15) - The European Commission (EC) has announced an agreement
whereby English will become the official language of the EU rather than
German, which was the other possibility. As part of ...
Prairies Preserved The first 360-acre tract of Minnesota’s new Northern Tallgrass Prairie
National Wildlife Refuge was purchased last August by the US Fish and
Wildlife Service (USFWS). The rese...
Afghanistan: It’s About Oil
In 1998, Dick Cheney (then CEO of Halliburton, a major US oil-services company) commented: “I cannot think of a time when we have had a region emerge as suddenly to become as strategically signi...
An olive branch for peace
International Marine Mammal Project
Dolphin-deadly Tuna Surfaces in Spain
Bucking the Corporate Future
Grassroots Globalization Network
accelerating concentration of control over the world’s resources poses
a growing challenge to nations and communities working toward
Aaron G. Lehmer & James Phelan
The Other Face of Terrorism
India - At 10:30 a.m. on September 18, I joined the millions to observe
two minutes of silence for those who lost their lives in the assault on
the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. I was w...
Nuclear Power and Terrorism
America's self-imposed nuclear threat
Snatching Snares to Save Wildlife
Young heroes in Kenya
Bluewater Network Milestones
shadow of the September 11 terrorist attacks follows us all into the
New Year. Yet despite the horror of those events, Bluewater Network can
mark 2001 as another year of progress...
Greening the Office of ‘Homeland Security’
October 8, 2001, George W. Bush created the Office of Homeland Security
to protect the US “from terrorist threats or attacks.” We believe that the OHS doesn’t go far enough. In th...
Floodgates of Terror
Terrorism and Dams
Six Young Champions of the Earth
The 2001 Brower Youth Awards
The Luxury of Long-term Thinking
those of us who fight daily for the protection of the planet from the
ravages of pollution and other environmental ills, the September 11
terrorist attacks landed a psychological...
Local News from All Over
Sweden Ranked “Greenest” Switzerland - The Swiss-based World Conservation Union (IUCN) and the
Canadian International Development Research Center’s joint-report, “The
The Case for Localization
The logical alternative to globalization
Dictatorships, Terrorists and Oil - Book Excerpt
Ringling Bros., Barnum & Spies
Salon reveals a three-ring-circus of intrigue
gasoline prices, mounting evidence of global warming and national
security concerns about US dependence on foreign oil have led consumers
and policymakers to take a renewed inte...
The Scotchgard Cover-upThe Scotchgard article (Winter 2001-2) was great! Last summer, I had some employees at the 3M PFOS plant in Alabama contact me. The info I got correlated with the health problem...
Life of a Caspian Sea Activist
Galina Chernova: Environmental Hero
Francis Macy and Oxana Osadcha
The commodification of the world's water
Serbia’s ‘California’ Problem
The Energy Crisis - And the Solutions - Are Global
Sustainable Agriculture in Tanzania
Global Service Corps
is a long way from California - geographically, culturally,
climatically and agriculturally. This is impossible to forget as a
Global Service Corps (GSC) volunteer in Tan...
Ebb & Flow
Go with the Flow
US – President John F. Kennedy believed that tapping the ocean’s tidal energy at Passamaquoddy Bay near the US-Canadian border would prove “one of the most astonishing and benef...
‘Peace On, and with, the Earth’
A statement issued by the 2001 Brower Youth Award winners
the 2001 Brower Youth Award winners
The Loss of Natural Soundscapes
'The divine music is growing dim'
The Fingerprints of Our Ancestors
Shaped trees are reshaping the fight to save the ancient forests
International Marine Mammal Project
Thursday's Child Sails for Whales
Reactors Kill In a little-noted “correction” published in the July 30, 2001 Federal Register,
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) confirmed that relicensing
aging US reactors to operat...
Stop All Terrorism: Including US Terrorism
the world, on any given day, a man, woman or child is likely to be
displaced, tortured, killed or ‘disappeared’ at the hands of
governments or armed political groups. Mor...