Recovery Roadblocks
Is the federal agency in charge of saving the Mexican wolf keeping it from thriving?

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Leave the Door Open

Here are some stats on the rewilding of the US Southwest’s Mexican gray wolves – the most endangered mammal in North America – that have been rattling around in my mind for the past few days: 19...

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The promise of citizen science lies not only in its contributions to research, but also in its ability to transform our relationships with the natural world.

Lucy Bryan

Leave No Worker Behind

Will the just transition movement survive mainstream adoption?

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March of the Armyworm
Across Africa, a new invasive pest is damaging crops at an alarming rate and it might soon go global.
Stephanie Parker
Recovery Roadblocks
Is the federal agency in charge of saving the Mexican wolf keeping it from thriving?
Learning from Death
Roadkill can be a valuable resource for researchers seeking to understand the behaviors of creatures great and small.

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Sarah Misra

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Big Soda’s Sneaky Tactic Undermining Democracy

photo Gerry DincherFaced with mounting pushback against sugar-sweetened beverages, Big Soda is turning to preemption bills to thwart community organizing. On October 26, 2017, Michigan’s governor si...

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Ralph Nader

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It’s Not the Trees That Need Saving

The Overstory
By Richard Powers
WW Norton & Company, 2018, 512 pages

In Search of a World Done Differently

Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road
By Kate Harris
Dey Street Books, 2018, 299 pages

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Aligning My Life with Nature

I started my career in agriculture back in early 2007, just before graduating from college, as an agronomist for one of the largest dairies in Wisconsin. This single dairy had more than 3,000 head of ...

Fantastical Flora

Sarah Misra

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Leave No Worker Behind

Will the just transition movement survive mainstream adoption?

Samantha M. Harvey

Leave the Door Open

Here are some stats on the rewilding of the US Southwest’s Mexican gray wolves – the most endangered mammal in North America – that have been rattling around in my mind for the past few days: 19...

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Learning from Death

Roadkill can be a valuable resource for researchers seeking to understand the behaviors of creatures great and small.

Eric Freedman

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Hope for the Future Letters to the EditorEarth Island Journal 2150 Allston Way #460 Berkeley, CA 94704 editor@earthisland.org Speaking as an old guy who has been in this struggle since well before the...

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There’s No Place for Pessimism

Ralph Nader

Zoe Loftus-Farren

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photo Jesse Wagstaff In April, the EPA announced that it would lower Obama-era fuel efficiency standards for cars and SUVs, prompting a California-led coalition of 17 states and the District of Columb...

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It’s Not the Trees That Need Saving

The Overstory
By Richard Powers
WW Norton & Company, 2018, 512 pages

eiiadmin

Planetary Health through Veterinary Care

Ecovet Global

eiiadmin

In Search of a World Done Differently

Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road
By Kate Harris
Dey Street Books, 2018, 299 pages

eiiadmin

Protecting the Pacific Remote Islands from Trump

IMMP / EII Advocates / Shark Stewards

Mark J. Palmer

Big Soda’s Sneaky Tactic Undermining Democracy

photo Gerry DincherFaced with mounting pushback against sugar-sweetened beverages, Big Soda is turning to preemption bills to thwart community organizing. On October 26, 2017, Michigan’s governor si...

Anna Lappé

Lobo 1676

It is rare to get a look at a Mexican wolf in the wild. But wolf advocate Jean Ossorio says it’s possible “with a little patience, plenty of time, and a bit of luck.” The retired schoolteacher h...

Paula Nixon

Recovery Roadblocks

Is the federal agency in charge of saving the Mexican wolf keeping it from thriving?

John Soltes

March of the Armyworm

Across Africa, a new invasive pest is damaging crops at an alarming rate and it might soon go global.

Stephanie Parker

Citizens Afield

The promise of citizen science lies not only in its contributions to research, but also in its ability to transform our relationships with the natural world.

Lucy Bryan

Aligning My Life with Nature

I started my career in agriculture back in early 2007, just before graduating from college, as an agronomist for one of the largest dairies in Wisconsin. This single dairy had more than 3,000 head of ...

Stacy Martin