Stockholm Shocker British government documents released in January revealed the existenceof a secret campaign to sabotage the 1972 Stockholm Conference, theworld’s first global environmental s...

EI Staff

‘We Are the Caribou People’

SarahJames has been a voice for indigenous rights, human rights andenvironmental issues for more than 10 years. Since 1988, she has been aleader in the fight to prevent oil drilling in the Arctic Nati...

Sarah James

Technotopia & the Death of Nature

Clones, Supercomputers, and Robots

James Bell

Bluewater Network To Become Independent

Bluewater Network BobWilkinson, President of Earth Island Institute, and Russell Long,Director of Earth Island’s Bluewater Network (BWN) announced onFebruary 4, 2001 that BWN will become inde...

EI Staff

Making Waves: EII in the News

Bluewater Network has achieved abreakthrough in attempts to reduce greehouse gas emissions fromCalifornia’s passenger vehicles. The approval of Assemblymember FranPavley’s AB 1058 (sponsor...

EI Staff

It’s Time for a Renewable Energy Plan

Aswe have turned the corner of a millennium, we have an extraordinaryopportunity to begin a new era in which our conception of how energy isproduced, used and conserved is transformed. The ...

Senator John Kerry

Biodiesel in Berkeley

The Ecology Center's Trucks no Longer Run on Petrol

Dave Williamson

International Marine Mammal Project

2002: A Year of Decision for Dolphins

Mark J. Palmer

Positive Notes

Flight Paths Saved More than 618,000 acres of protected wetlands that provide habitat forbirds migrating through the Azov and Black seas in Ukraine and Russiaare due to be dramatically improved than...

EI Staff

Water as a Weapon of War

Mozambique- Water is necessary for life. We all know this, but many in theindustrialized North take their water supply for granted. Water alwaysflows when we turn on our taps. Water is not t...

Edward D. Breslin

Fire in the Sky: A Global Plague

The Shots Heard ‘Round the World

Gar Smith

Clean Jobs to Save the Climate

Climate Solutions The“clean energy” industry is expected to average $180 billion in salesannually over the next 20 years - twice the revenue of commercialaircraft manufacturing. The ind...

Patrick Mazza


Designing Products as if the Earth Really Mattered By Edwin Datschefski Products are the source of all environmental problems. It may seemsurprising, but most environmental problems are caused ...

EI Staff

A Prayer for America

From a speech delivered at a meeting of Americans for Democratic Action in Los Angeles on February 17. I offer these brief remarks today as a prayer for our country…, [in]the belief that a ...

Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH)

It’s Time to Restore Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Crying Needs

Gar Smith

The Snowmobile Lobby’s Snow Job

Bluewater Network TheInternational Flat Earth Society (FES) is a nonprofit organizationopposed to the idea that the Earth is spherical. Members believe that“the known, inhabited world is flat...

Sean Smith

Islam and the Environment

Despite the apocalyptic premise of Samuel Huntington’s book, The Clash of Civilizations (which prophesies an inevitable war between the armies of the God andthe armies of Allah), Islam and Chris...

Gar Smith

Technotopia: Clones, Supercomputers, & Robots

Self-Replicating Atomic-Size Machines

James Bell

Bush’s War on Sacred Lands

The Bush Roll-back Threatens Native Sites

Brad Miller

‘Rio+10’: Let the People Be Heard

World Sustainability Hearing Project

Kelly Jones, Astrid Scholz & Aaron G. Lehmer

Local News from All Over

Chartering a New Course United Nations - A delegation from the Cousteau Society (founded in1973 by French oceanographer/environmentalist Jacques-Yves Cousteau)has presented United Nations Secretary ...

EI Staff

The Eco-Nuns of Greece

World and the Spirit: A compact with Creation

Theodore Theodoratos

The Good, the Bad and the Savory

Is There Slavery in Your Chocolate?

John Robbins

Beyond Enron: The Next Scandal

How US Companies Hide Their Environmental Sins

Donald Sutherland

International Marine Mammal Project/Sea Otter Defense Initiative

Otter Despair

Cindy Lowry


The Business of Water Your article in Spring 2002 by Maude Barlow [“Water Inc.”] could not be more timely. A company named WorldWaterSA has applied to the state of California for permissi...

EI Staff


World and the Spirit: Women and the Fate of the Earth

Elouise Bell

Fallout Over Disneyland

Disneylandhas been shooting pyrotechnic chemicals into the evening sky sinceshortly after the amusement park opened in 1955. In the beginning, thefireworks shows were confined to weekends and school v...

Amy Davis & Gar Smith

Village Mapping Program Threatened

Borneo Project Borneo- Since the early 1990s, the shrinking size and cost of GlobalPositioning System (GPS) units and the increasing ease of usingGeographic Information System (GIS) technology have...

Harlan Thompson

International Marine Mammal Project

US Navy Admits Sonar Killed Whales

Mark J. Palmer

Ebb & Flow

These Roofs Last a Lawn Time Japan - With summer temperatures rising, cities like Tokyo and Fukuokahave found a cheap, natural way to beat back the swelter of urban “heatislands.” This y...

EI Staff

The Bible According to Noah

TheBible is a very old document, which makes it extremely pertinent tothose interested in preserving the planet. For more than 3,000 years,the myths and maxims within its pages have helped the Jews ma...

Reverend Gary Kowalski

Stolen Skies: The Chemtrail Mystery

Jet Trails in the Sky Used to Disappear. Now they Linger.

William Thomas

Protecting Predators ‘On Nature’s Terms’

WildFutures Latein 1998, a landmark meeting was convened high in the Rockies to furtherthe protection of America’s large predators - the grizzly bear, themountain lion and the wolf. The Preda...

Sharon Negri and Julie Didion

The Blood of Dolphins

An eyewitness to Japan's drive fishery hunt

Annabel Heseltine