Another World is Possible: Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum
William F. Fisher, Thomas Ponniah eds.; Zed Books, 2003 $19.95
Good News for a Change: How Everyday Peo...
Mangrove Action Project
Mangrove Action Project
Brazil contains the world’s second largest mangrove area - estimatessuggest that over a million hectares of mangrove forest are found alongBrazil’s extensive coa...
The greenhouse diet
You may be familiar with the dangers of climate disruption as a result of human-induced increases of carbon dioxide (CO2)and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. But recent scientificdiscoveries ...
From the editor
I told myself this issue’s note from the editor wouldn’t mention the US president. Even we at the Earth Island Journal do get tired of paying attention to bad news, after all: I planned t...
Friendship with Uganda
Entebbe, population 90,000, is a pleasant, green city on the edge ofUganda’s Lake Victoria, site of a world-famous botanic garden. It isalso the former seat of the Ugandan governmen...
Balancing on a turtle’s back
Eachyear, on a few dark nights in a secluded cove of Panama’s AzueroPeninsula, thousands of olive ridley sea turtles emerge from thePacific Ocean to lay their eggs in the sand. Each one, out of ...
Local News from All Over
Parks congress focuses on protected areas
The fifth World Parks Congress - this year themed “Benefits BeyondBoundaries” - took place in Durban in early September. Two thou...
For the past two years, ReThink Paper has participated in “The PaperCampaign,” targeting the Staples company to improve its environmentalpolicy. Efforts included more than...
Fueling tensions with water
It may or may not be true that the ongoing war in Iraq is about oil;the jury, it seems, is still out. But oil certainly played some role inthe conflict, if only as a voice in President Bush’s da...
Piers Moore Ede
Earth Island Project Reports
The Boreal Footprint Project has published a new report entitled “Aboriginal Experiences in Canada’sParks and Protected Areas.” The report was commissioned to contributeto the combin...
Everybody’s got a story
courtesy Veronica EadyImaginebeing so dedicated to a cause that you’d consider a 3,000-mile commute.For the past five years, Veronica Eady has done just that.
Several times a year, Eady tre...
Deep-sea corals are perhaps the most vulnerable to bottom trawling of all forms of marine life.
International Marine Mammal Project
Some progress at IWC
Mark J. Palmer
Baja’s beleaguered beaches
Will an ill-considered mega-tourism development plan end a traditional way of life?