Sustainable World Coalition

Warriors for sustainability

Vinit Allen

Bay Area Wilderness Training

Climb Shasta and Rainier with BAWT

Justin Fahey

A Bit of Feedback

Ifyou are lucky, a bit of feedback comes in from the outside world everyonce in a while that tells you you’re on the right track. It might be anote of appreciation from someone for whom you did ...

Chris Clarke

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...

Chris Clarke

Cheney is No Sportsman

Thoseof you who read James Fennimore Cooper’s The Deerslayer might remembera scene in which the pioneers blast away indiscriminately at clouds ofpassenger pigeons, while the Deerslayer picks out...

Colleen F. Moore

Divine Destruction

Divine destructionThese are my comments to the article “Divine destruction” by Stephenie Hendricks: Activists of any persuasion (religious, political, environmental, orwhatever) can fall...

EI Staff

Nature in the city

When renowned conservation scientist Peter Raven discovered the evergreen shrub Raven’s manzanita at the age of 14, hewas tramping about 1950s San Francisco as if it were a naturallandscape! A b...

Peter Brastow

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 theworld, millions of gallons of oil have been spreading under pe...

Elena Agarkova

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...

Chris Clarke

Energy Action

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 APortland, Oregon, woman saves enough money to go to Europe three weeksevery year by using a bicycle as her mod...

Annie Birdsong

Seeking a Just Transition

Black Mesa TrustMembers of the Just Transition Coalition meet with the California Public Utilities Commission Ifirst met the young Navajo activist Enei Begaye in 1985, when she wasnine years old. She ...

Christopher McLeod

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 shipsin Alaska, California, Maine, and Hawaii for six years, focusing onboth the discharg...

Gershon Cohen

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 WildlifeRefuge to drilling – just as the region suffers one of the worst oilspills i...

Jason Leopold

Down in the Dirt

TheRealDirt.netThe author enjoys the moment of harvest. A farmer takes a hard look at America’s favorite herbicideHarvest Week 6, 1999  This my second day in bed. Iam pretty much immobile...

John Peterson

International Marine Mammal Project

Argentina Dolphin Safe program kicks offLast year, IMMP started monitoring Dolphin Safe tuna companies in Argentina though thelocal Wild Earth Foundation. Wild Earth contacted several tunacompanies an...

Mark J. Palmer

In Review

Primal Tears by Kelpie Wilson NorthAtlantic Books, 2005 320 pages, $13.95 PrimalTears is a funny, deep, exciting, and biologically correct novelspringing from an innovative idea: What if effo...

Karen Pickett

Oregon Energy

Sandia National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratory researchers investigate substances given off by a landfill A Pacific Northwest landfill captures a valuable energy sourceI approach the open pit o...

Frederick Reimers

Women’s Global Green Action Network

From grassroots to the bargaining table

Melinda Kramer and Mary Rose Kaczorowski

John Krist

Timber-dependent counties have had 100 years to kick their addiction to federal subsidy.

John Krist

Local News from All Over

AFRICADeporting wildlife Kenyans protest plans to export hundreds of wild animals to Thailand Oppositionis growing among Kenyans to a plan to export 300 wild animals to the...

EI Staff

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 chapte...

EI Staff