The Town that Refuses to Drown
The small Mexican town of Temaca has become a beacon in the global movement to democratize water and energy management.
Tracy L. Barnett

Feature Articles

River of No Change

All it takes to save the Missouri River is for everyone to agree on everything.

Robert Langellier

Toxic Drift

In Hawai‘i, an epicenter of GM corn testing, pesticide poisoning complaints persist.

Christopher Pala


In British Columbia, a complex forest management system leaves old growth vulnerable to logging.
David Moskowitz
A Big Idea
A Midwestern farmers' network is trying to save our soils, one field at a time.
Carey Gillam

To Our Readers

In Community Lies Our Strength

In times like this, like everyone else, I look for signs of hope.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Digging Deeper

The Problem with Plastics

Since the 1950s, we have produced 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste.

Anna Lappé

Earth Island Reports

Elevating Women in Conservation

Women for Wildlife

Jennifer Palmer

The Battle for Fair Trade

California Trade Justice Coalition

Will Wiltschko

1000 Words

A Feast for the Beasts

Claire Rosen: 'We may have more in common with non-human animals than we admit.'

Maureen Nandini Mitra


Taking Care of God’s Creation

Conversation: Heather McTeer Toney

Maureen Nandini Mitra

In Review

Air Pollution Respects No Borders

Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
Beth Gardiner
University of Chicago Press, 2019, 312 pages

Christine Ro

Storied Landscapes, Deep Time

Erosion: Essays of Undoing
Terry Tempest Williams
Sarah Crichton Books,
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019, 336 pages

Michael Engelhard


Becoming a Toxic Waste Detective

Talking Points

Talking Points: Winter 2020

News in Brief

Journal Staff