TheRealDirt.netThe author enjoys the moment of harvest.
A farmer takes a hard look at America’s favorite herbicide
Harvest Week 6, 1999 This my second day in bed.
am pretty much immobile. Le...
International Marine Mammal Project
Argentina Dolphin Safe program kicks off
Last year, IMMP started monitoring Dolphin Safe tuna companies in Argentina though the
local Wild Earth Foundation. Wild Earth contacted several tuna
Mark J. Palmer
Primal Tears by Kelpie Wilson NorthAtlantic Books, 2005 320 pages, $13.95
Tears is a funny, deep, exciting, and biologically correct novel
springing from an innovative idea: What if efforts to ...
Sandia National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratory researchers investigate substances given off by a landfill A Pacific Northwest landfill captures a valuable energy source
I approach the open pit ...
Women’s Global Green Action Network
From grassroots to the bargaining table
Melinda Kramer and Mary Rose Kaczorowski
Timber-dependent counties have had 100 years to kick their addiction to federal subsidy.
Local News from All Over
Deporting wildlife youthforconservation.org Kenyans protest plans to export hundreds of wild animals to Thailand
is growing among Kenyans to a plan to export 300 wild animals to the
Earth Island Project Reports
In February, Red Panda Project (RPP) began a campaign to garner support for efforts to create the world’s first red panda reserve. Executive Director Brian Williams spoke to the San Diego chapter of...
Sustainable World Coalition
Warriors for sustainability
Bay Area Wilderness Training
Climb Shasta and Rainier with BAWT
A Bit of Feedback
you are lucky, a bit of feedback comes in from the outside world every
once in a while that tells you you’re on the right track. It might be a
note of appreciation from someone for whom you did a...
Everyone’s Got a Story
You could say that Ariana Katovich, Earth Island Institute’s Director of Restoration Initiatives and one of the first Brower Youth Award winners, was born to fill her current job. Katovich doesn’t...
Cheney is No Sportsman
of you who read James Fennimore Cooper’s The Deerslayer might remember
a scene in which the pioneers blast away indiscriminately at clouds of
passenger pigeons, while the Deerslayer picks out ...
Colleen F. Moore
These are my comments to the article “Divine destruction” by Stephenie Hendricks: Activists of any persuasion (religious, political, environmental, or
whatever) can fall into th...
Nature in the city
When renowned conservation scientist Peter Raven discovered the evergreen shrub Raven’s manzanita at the age of 14, he
was tramping about 1950s San Francisco as if it were a natural
landscape! A bud...
Poison Under the Pavement
Beneath the asphalt: 17 to 30 million gallons of petroleum products
In one of the largest cities in one of the richest countries in the
world, millions of gallons of oil have been spreading under peop...
Clear Skies in the Desert
Laughlin, Nevada is a green, well-watered oasis in North America’s driest desert. It is hemmed in by rock surrounding the valley like oven walls. To the west, the corrugated Newberry Mountains s...
It’s getting hot in here
Liz Veazey and Matt Stern
Ten Thousand Bicycles in Portland
Bikes, carpools, public transit, and planned development reduce emissions in Portland
Portland, Oregon, woman saves enough money to go to Europe three weeks
every year by using a bicycle as her mode...
Seeking a Just Transition
Black Mesa TrustMembers of the Just Transition Coalition meet with the California Public Utilities Commission I
first met the young Navajo activist Enei Begaye in 1985, when she was
nine years old. Sh...
Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters
Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters (C-SAW) has been working to stop the dumping of waste from cruise ships
in Alaska, California, Maine, and Hawaii for six years, focusing on
both the discharges...
Major Oil Spill in Alaska
With its March passage of a budget measure, the US Senate approved a provision to open up the Arctic National Wildlife
Refuge to drilling – just as the region suffers one of the worst oil
spills in ...