Leaving the Journal

I first came back to Earth Island Journal in April 2002. It’s been a long five years since then. The Bushadministration has done more damage to the environment in six yearsthan any other adminis...

Chris Clarke

Growing it alone

Urban organic agriculture on the island of Cuba

Jason Mark

Nature in the City


Jason Halm

Storm of the century

Seattle’s record-breaking weather: A taste of things to come?

Paul Rogat Loeb

Earth Island project reports

Welcome to Sharon Smith, the new director of the Brower New Leaders Initiative. Sharon comes to Earth Island from the Rainforest Action Network,where she served as trainer, organizer, spokesperson, an...

EI Staff

No more Joshua trees?

Climate change may wipe out the signature tree of the Mojave.

Chris Clarke

Sustainable World Coalition

Progressivesare often accused of focusing too much on the issues, winning a fewbattles but losing the war. For us, that’s the environment itself. Ourcurrent and relentlessly growing human num...

Vinit Allen

Ghosts under water

China’s Three Gorges Dam inundates a way of life.

Li Miao Lovett

Nature in the City

Inaddition to its natural beauty, San Francisco is well known forenvironmental activism, it is the headquarters to numerous Earth Islandprojects and other organizations on the cutting edge of globalec...

Peter Brastow

Useless Arithmetic:

Why Environmental Scientists Can’t Predict the Future

Chris Clarke

SAVE International

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of SAVE International (Spoonbill Action Voluntary Echo). The organization was created in 1997in response to the threat of the Binnan industrial com...

Sheila Dickie

Karen Steele

Tide turning against sea turtle protections?

Karen Steele

International Marine Mammal Project

Japanese supermarket bans dolphin meatOnDecember 26, 2006, the director of food products for the OkuwaSupermarket Corporation, Mr. Yasunari Kanki, banned the sale of alldolphin meat in all of their st...

Mark J. Palmer

Japan Dolphin Day 2007

International Marine Mammal Project

Mark J. Palmer

Behind the mask

Militia gains support in oil-rich Niger Delta

Ike Okonta

International Marine Mammal Project

In Loving Memory of Gretchen Wyler

EI Staff