International Marine Mammal Project
Bush administration conspired with Mexico
The International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) recently released aseries of memos that show a pattern of deliberate a...
We need a seafood diet for a small planet
In May 2003, I had the great honor of meeting the legendary Harvardscientist Dr. Edward O. Wilson. When I thanked him for signing ourletter calling on the UN to institute a moratorium on longline fish...
Earth Island project reports
Earth Island is pleased to welcome three new projects. The Alliance for a Clean Waterfront (ACW) will lead efforts to transform the way San Francisco manages itsstormwater and sewage. Much of San Fran...
Glen Canyon Emerges
Cracked, dried mud stretches for many yards at the Hite Marina.In his foreword to Eliot Porter’s The Place No One Knew,David Brower wrote, “Glen Canyon died in 1963, and I was partlyrespon...
Extra! and Thanks, Léonie
The production schedule of a quarterly magazine works against includinglate-breaking news. Earth Island Journal hits the newsstands aboutthree weeks after the document is sent to our prin...
US Corporations carve up Iraq
Pratap Chatterjee and Léonie Sherman
A view from Mozambique
Just a quick note of thanks for your Spring 2004 edition of Earth Island Journal, which I enjoyed very much. I particularly liked your “From the Editor” article on ...
Mad cow: worse than you think
InDecember, a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) veterinarian discoveredthat a cow imported from Canada into Washington state tested positivefor the invariably fatal Mad Cow disease. Two months later...
Local News from All Over
Is it getting hot in here?
A new report indicates that the number of species wiped out by globalclimate change will soon exceed extinctions expected from habitatdestruction.
Saving Chile’s redwoods
A new direction for the Valdivian rainforest
In early March, hundreds of students from La Universidad NacionalAutónomo de Nicaragua (UNAN León) held a student strike. They stoodoutside the city hal...
Piercing the heart of the Tongass
On December 23, at approximately 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time,staffers at the US Forest Service in Washington, DC pressed the “send”buttons on their fax machines, then scuttled through ...
Everyone’s got a story
ForJeff Greenwald’s 40th birthday, he treated himself to a 29,172-milearound-the-world overland voyage, and wrote a book called The Size of the World detailing his experiences. This year, for hi...
The genetic resistance
From Mendocino, California to Montpelier, Vermont, communities arepassing measures to say no to the contamination of the food supply withgenetically engineered (GE) seeds and crops. Resistance to the ...
Kids for the Bay
Kids for the Bay
Diversity In environmental education
To encourage students to become environmentalists, it is important toprovide role models that reflect their cultural backgrounds and inspiret...
Can the lion lie down with the lamb?
Theflight into Nairobi airport is spectacular. As your plane begins itsapproach, look out the window at the broad grasslands of Kitengela,home to Maasai pastoralists and their livestock—you can ...