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We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.
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12 Reasons Biking Is About to Get Way More Popular

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:30
It’s no longer a white-people thing, a big city thing, or an ultra-fit athlete thing.
Categories: Ecological News

This Town Built a Market Where Neighbors Can Take What They Want for Free

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:30
It’s a radical but simple experiment that builds community and keeps useful things out of the landfill.
Categories: Ecological News

The Progressive’s Guide to Book Giving—for Every Relative

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:30
Here are books to gift that spark ideas, give subtle messages, help expand someone’s mind, or just poke a little fun.
Categories: Ecological News

How Northwest Communities Are Stopping Big Oil Projects

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:30
Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.
Categories: Ecological News

Why Trump’s Shrinking of Bears Ears Will Be Reversed

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:30
Research by environmental and natural resources law scholars shows the president’s action will likely be overturned by the courts.
Categories: Ecological News

Houston Neighbors Said No to Walmart and Invested in Black-Owned Businesses After the Hurricane

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:30
Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.
Categories: Ecological News

3 Reasons This Isn’t a Decisive Win for the KXL Pipeline

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:30
The path toward Keystone XL construction is much less certain than recent news headlines might lead you to believe.
Categories: Ecological News

Why Thanksgiving Is the Perfect Time to Give Up Meat

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:30
I learned that there’s no better way to cultivate gratitude than through food.
Categories: Ecological News

How Inmates, Scientists, and Government Workers Are Teaming Up to Save This Butterfly

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 03:23
The effort to restore prairie ecosystems in Washington state before they disappear.
Categories: Ecological News

In the Water-Scarce Southwest, an Ancient Irrigation System Disrupts Big Agriculture

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:30
In New Mexico and Colorado, the “acequia” is more than just democratic water distribution—it is at the center of Southwest culture.
Categories: Ecological News

4 Ways to Give Your Body Back to Nature After You Die

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:30
These alternative burial methods give a purpose to your remains.
Categories: Ecological News

6 Horrifying Foods You’ve Probably Eaten

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:30
Are you going to eat that? Because the food industrial complex is the stuff of nightmares.
Categories: Ecological News

We Don’t Think of Californians as Climate Refugees Yet, But We Should

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:30
Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.
Categories: Ecological News

New Documentary Remembers Standing Rock in Beauty and Catastrophe

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:30
“The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.”
Categories: Ecological News

Why Native American Women Are Going After Europe’s Banks to Divest From Big Oil

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:30
“Indigenous women ... often are the ones to call out injustice when they see it immediately. We saw that at Standing Rock.”
Categories: Ecological News

American Workers Let 662 Million Vacation Days Go Unused Last Year

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:30
And 24 other facts you should probably know.
Categories: Ecological News

The Hopeful Work of Turning Appalachia’s Mountaintop Coal Mines Into Farms

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:30
In the post-coal economy, life-skills training helps employ people and restore the savaged land.
Categories: Ecological News

Call for Submissions: Decolonize This

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:30
Send us your ideas by October 30.
Categories: Ecological News

A Surprisingly Simple Solution to a Transportation Mess in India

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:30
Electric rickshaws have become an economic and environmental lifeline for both drivers and passengers.
Categories: Ecological News

Who Owns the Future of California’s Energy? Its Residents

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:30
Despite all the money in politics, the future of cleaner energy is in the hands of local communities.
Categories: Ecological News