NGOs shut, out, Colin Powell is booed offstage, and a mediocre time is had by all
Earth Island Project Reports
It’s Earth Island’s 20th anniversary, and our annual Party for the Planet takes on a special significance. The party will take place at San Francisco’s historic Avalon Ballroom on Friday, Octobe...
GE or NOT GE
Creating Choice for Consumers
Our burgeoning network of towers for mobile phones, pagers, and digital television kills millions of migratory birds a year – and prevention may be as simple as changing a lightbulb
Africa wants to develop
a visit to a developing country previously known as third world or
underdeveloped. During the last two years I have spent time in
Uganda, which fits that definition. Id call...
Playing with Our Food
Americans know little if anything about a massive food experiment
already underway in our nations fields and grocery stores. Already
thousands of products, including many of the best-known bran...
The Other Side of ‘Chemtrails’
The article Stolen Skies: The Chemtrail Mystery (EIJ,
Summer 2002), contained many inaccuracies which deserve correction.
Beginning with the subtitle, “Jet Trails in the Sky Used to Disappear;
Brower Youth Awards
Brower Youth Awards
outstanding environmental and community leaders from across the United
States have been named recipients of the 2002 Brower Youth Awards, the
nations most prestigious recogni...
9-11 Noam Chomsky Seven Stories Press, 2001 $8.95 ($13.50 Canadian) Few commenters on American political life are more astute than Noam Chomsky, famously referred to by the New York Times as arguabl...
Chris Clarke and Piers Moore Ede
Penan gather to fight logging
recent wave of logging activity in Sarawaks interior has spurred a new
series of protests by the Penan, Borneos most isolated tribe. Since
March, the Penan have erected nine spont...
A gift to terrorists?
George Bush’s nuclear waste transport and disposal plan puts millions of Americans at risk.
International Marine Mammal Project
Keiko hunts on his own
Losing the leatherback
The world’s largest living reptile may go extinct so that we can eat swordfish.
Siberian parks in peril
are few places left on Earth like Lake Baikal. In Soviet times it was
the most popular summer tourist destination. These days, its a
little-known getaway spot that adventure trave...
Ariadna Reida, Gary Cook
Local News from All Over
Forests of the Congo
Johannesburg — The world’s five richest countries, plus the World Bank, international conservation groups and mega-logging companies have pledged to spend up to $100 mi...
That sinking feeling
Their island nation on the verge of disappearing due to sea level rise, citizens of Tuvalu prepare for repatriation.
Piers Moore Ede
Earth Island Issue on GM Foods
Thought for Food: A look at genetically-modified crops, served with a helping of Greenpeaces True Food Now Shopping list
Oil, gas and the grizzly
Energy exploration may push Yellowstone’s charismatic megafauna over the edge
To reflect and preserve
Nate Walker paints to celebrate the natural worlds beauty, and to provoke thought and action in its defense
Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature by Martin Teitel, Ph.D, and Kimberly A. Wilson, 206 pages, paperback A gripping account of the environmental, social, political, ethical,