From Friend to Foe
Canada’s massive forests are typically thought of as an ally in halting global climate change, since the trees absorb and store billions of tons of carbon dioxide. But this ecolog...
Climate Change Threatens to Dissolve the Ocean’s Deep-Water Corals
The Great Delusion
by Steven Stoll 224 pages, Hill and Wang, 2008
Hawai‘ians Say Ferry Too Fast to Pass
Update: On March 16, Hawai‘i’s Supreme Court ruled that allowing Superferry to operate without filing an EIS was “unconstitutional.” Declaring itself “hugely disappointed” with the ruling,...
Lost and Found
Australian Artist John Dahlsen
by Michael Brune 256 pages, Sierra Club Books, 2008
Earth Island Project Reports
Beautiful, but Deadly
Jellyfish Blooms Appear to be on the Rise. Is Global Warming Causing an Ocean Swarming?
Where Our Food Comes From
Retracing Nikolay Vavilov’s Quest to End Famine By Gary Paul Nabhan; 266 pages, Shearwater Books, 2008
Climate Change’s Public Secrets
Fishing for Trust
Does It Take a Certain Kind of Personality to Craft Public Policy?
Punk Runner Punked
Last fall, in the midst of a seriously nutty presidential campaign (“Drill, baby, drill” anyone?), I started feeling a little nutty myself. So I quit my job in Boston and drove 2,700 miles to Ariz...
For Peak’s Sake
Honoring David Brower
John de Graaf
Captain Charles Moore
Why Have Some of the World’s Best and Brightest Minds Underestimated How Quickly We’re Scorching the Atmosphere?
Down in the Depths
I have a confession to make: I don’t really like the ocean. It probably has something to do with growing up in Arizona, far away from any water. I enjoy the coastline well enough – strolling down ...
Fatal Crash Exposes Russia’s Guilty Secret
Ocean Power Promoters Struggle to Overcome a Stiff Current of Challenges
Burning to Get Bigger
US Oil Refineries Are Expanding so They Can Process Petroleum from Canadian Tar Sands
EPA Enables Addiction
Is the Environmental Protection Agency promoting dirty industries? The EPA is busy conducting educational workshops on how fly ash from coal-fired power plants can be used in con...
International Marine Mammal Project
Award-Winning Film Uncovers Dolphin Slaughter
Watch What You Eat
The US Government Continues to Lag When it Comes to Warning People about the Risks of Mercury-Laden Fish.
Local News from All Over
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After a six-month review of 156 logging deals, the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has determined that only 65 ...
A Cap and Trade on Their Catch Turns Fishermen into Conservationists