Missed Opportunity
Is the vaquita’s plight linked to the US government’s failure to take advantage of one of its most powerful wildlife crime-fighting tools?
Richard Schiffman

Feature Articles

The Elem Tribe's Last Stand

A small band of Native Americans living next to one of the world’s most contaminated mercury mines is struggling to hold on to its 14,000-year-old home.

Nathaniel Dolton-Thornton

Saving the Scrotum Frog

A struggle against odds to save an ugly-cute frog that never leaves its lake high up in the Andes.

Erin McKittrick

Crude Injustice

Six Decades on, the resource curse continues to wreak destruction in the Niger Delta.

Orji Sunday

Breach of Trust

A mega-dam in Colombia was supposed to bring economic development. So far, it’s brought violence and loss to a region that’s already suffered decades of conflict.

Ynske Boersma

To Our Readers

Less Talk, More Action

Young ones across the world who are taking up the climate fight, are like beacons in this smog of sluggish action that has enveloped us all.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Digging Deeper

Taking on Toxics

Communities are waking up to the hidden threats of pesticide use and building momentum to do something about it.

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Saving Open Space in Wine Country

Kelly Creek Protection Project

Nina Erlich-Williams

Growing the Movement

New Leaders Initiative

Journal Staff

1000 Words

For the Love of Food

1,000 Words - Aliza Eliazarov

Zoe Loftus-Farren


'Grown-ups Have Failed Us'

Conversation: Greta Thunberg

Maureen Nandini Mitra

In Review

Our Feathered Friends

The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters By Darryl Jones, Cornell University Press, 2018

Christine Ro

A Paean to Nature’s Engineers

Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter By Ben Goldfarb, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2018

Gerry Wingenbach


Hungry for Change

Five years ago, I never would have thought I’d be getting arrested protesting an industry that employs so many beloved members of my community

Tina Oh

Talking Points

Talking Points : Winter 2019

News in Brief

Journal Staff