I have a confession to make: I don’t really like the ocean.
It probably has something to do with growing up in Arizona, far away from any water. I enjoy the coastline well enough – ...
Fatal Crash Exposes Russia’s Guilty Secret
Ocean Power Promoters Struggle to Overcome a Stiff Current of Challenges
US Oil Refineries Are Expanding so They Can Process Petroleum from Canadian Tar Sands
EPA Enables AddictionIs the Environmental Protection Agency promoting dirty industries?
The EPA is busy conducting educational workshops on how fly ash from coal-fired power plants can be used in ...
Award-Winning Film Uncovers Dolphin Slaughter
The US Government Continues to Lag When it Comes to Warning People about the Risks of Mercury-Laden Fish.
Africa Asia Europe North America Oceania South America AFRICACongo No-GoAfter a six-month review of 156 logging deals, the government of the Democratic Republic of Co...
A Cap and Trade on Their Catch Turns Fishermen into Conservationists
Directed by David Novack, 89 minutes
From Friend to FoeCanada’s massive forests are typically thought of as an ally in halting global climate change, since the trees absorb and store billions of tons of carbon dioxide. But this ec...
Climate Change Threatens to Dissolve the Ocean’s Deep-Water Corals
by Steven Stoll 224 pages, Hill and Wang, 2008
On March 16, Hawai‘i’s Supreme Court ruled that allowing Superferry to operate without filing an EIS was “unconstitutional.” Declaring itself “hugely disappoint...
Australian Artist John Dahlsen
by Michael Brune256 pages, Sierra Club Books, 2008
Jellyfish Blooms Appear to be on the Rise. Is Global Warming Causing an Ocean Swarming?
Retracing Nikolay Vavilov’s Quest to End FamineBy Gary Paul Nabhan; 266 pages, Shearwater Books, 2008
Climate Change’s Public Secrets
Does It Take a Certain Kind of Personality to Craft Public Policy?
Last fall, in the midst of a seriously nutty presidential campaign (“Drill, baby, drill” anyone?), I started feeling a little nutty myself. So I quit my job in Boston and drove 2,700 mi...
Honoring David Brower
Why Have Some of the World’s Best and Brightest Minds Underestimated How Quickly We’re Scorching the Atmosphere?