Demand for fish oil puts the Chesapeake under increasing pressure.
Six reasons we lost New Orleans
Surgingseas and vicious winds whipping through coastal Louisiana, Mississippi,and Alabama weren’t the only causes of the enormous damage left behindafter Hurricane Katrina. Human-made changes to...
Fire and ice
Methane hydrates: energy solution, or worst idea ever?
Halliburton, Iran, and Nukes
Cheney’s company is secretly doing business with key member of Iran’s nuclear team.Scandal-plaguedHalliburton, the oil services company once headed by Vice PresidentDick Cheney, has been w...
Global Service Corps
Food security and HIV/AIDS
The Grizzly Maze: Timothy Treadwell’s Fatal Obsession with Alaskan Bears
Dutton Publishing, 2005
Unless you’ve been in hibernation, you probably know that in October of2003,...
Audrey Webb and Chris Clarke
Everyone’s got a story
Too much of nothing
Climate Change Update
Pombo and his cronies impede the effectiveness of the ESA
Themost recent attempt by Representative Richard Pombo to eviscerate theEndangered Species Act has been largely ignored by the public, despiterelatively aggressive media coverage. As the Associated Pr...
Brower Youth Awards
On September 30, seven incredible young activists received a 2005 Brower Youth Award, the most prestigious award in the US for leaders of tomorrow’s environmental and social justice movements.
Paul Rogat Loeb
Photo: Erin KeefePaul Rogat Loeb. We’retold the 9/11 attacks ushered us in to a new, more dangerous world,where we can no longer afford old illusions. If we take its fulllessons, Hurricane Katri...
Paul Rogat Loeb
Recycling nuclear waste
Recycling nuclear wasteYour Summer 2005 Earth Island Journal had a piece by Natale Servino about “reusing” nuclear waste in the United Kingdom. It’s true, buthey! The US has been and...
Nature in the City
Urban people need nature, and our urban wildlands need us
Local News from All Over
AFRICAHotter, drier, poorerIn its June report to the annual G8 Summit entitled “Africa: Up in Smoke,” the Working Group on Climate Change and Development warned that global warming will in...
International Marine Mammal Project
Earth Island Institute loses a good friend: Ben White, 1951–2005
Mark J. Palmer
The year we lost the deserts
It is a bright July day in the Mojave Desert, and the temperature hovers around 105°F. I have driven this stretch of dirt road more times than I can count, but today the Park Service has closed it...