Wangari Maathai - an excerpt from the Nobel Peace Prize winners acceptance speech
As the first African woman to receive this prize, I accept it on behalfof the people of Kenya and Africa and indeed the whole world. Althoughthis prize comes to me, it acknowledges the work of countle...
In October 2004, UÁP completed its first two Expansion Through Exposure (ETE) trips. The ETEprogram is designed to give Nicaraguan youth the opportunity to learnabout the biodiversity and cultu...
A day in the sun for moon bears
Ina bamboo forest along the Pi River, Jill Robinson holds out a fingerdipped in honey. The sun peeks through the canopy, illuminating a rustycage. Tentatively, a tongue reaches through the bars. And...
Center for Safe Energy
Protecting the Altai
Mordechai Vanunu arrested again
Itwas a few minutes before noon in East Jerusalem, and Mordechai Vanunu,the courageous man who blew the whistle on Israels nuclear arsenalnearly two decades ago and became a hero to peace activists ...
Mangrove Action Project
Whenthe Zhangjiang Guolin Aquatic Products Company, an international shrimpfarmer and exporter, opened shop along the tranquil coastline of theLeizhou Peninsula in the southern Chinese province of Gua...
The Mauna Loa anomaly
GeorgeBush is President. Thats the bad news. The good news, at least fromthe point of view of climate aficionados, is that with Russias recentratification, the Kyoto Protocol is about to enter int...
Bay Area Wilderness Training
When I began Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) in 1997, I knew very little about David Brower. I did know,however, that my connection to the outdoors was what grounded myconcern for the environment....
Earth Island project reports
Earth Islands newest project, The True Food Network,is a consumer network dedicated to ending the genetic engineering ofour food and promoting a socially just, democratic, and sustainablefood system...
Everyone’s got a story
Carl Dennis BuellThe wind turbines of Altamont Pass, blades glinting in the afternoonsun, have become a welcome signpost of home for me over the years. Asthe plane I’m on begins its descent into...
International Marine Mammal Project
$40,000 for falsely labeled Dolphin Safe tuna
Local News from All Over
The tropical person’s traditional foe.
The Ugandan government is planning to use DDT to kill mosquitos thatcarry malaria, a disease afflicting two million people glo...
What Can We Expect in the Next Four Years?
New hope for Australias old-growth forests
We like you too, Bill
I wish with all my heart I was the other Bill Gates for one week! A week where I would support you and all environmental and social causes their needs with his billions! t...
The spraying of America
American agriculture dumps a billion pounds of pesticides on food, producing a truly toxic harvest
Christopher D. Cook
West Africa Rainforest Network
Victory for Africas Forests
Nigeriais well known for its oil-producing region of the Niger Delta, whichcurrently feeds a large portion of Americas oil addiction. Roughly thesize of Texas, Nige...
Sincethe election, I’ve seen a lot of so-called “progressives” sayingincredibly insulting things about people in the “red states”... peoplewho live in states that went to...