If You Build It, They Will Come: Bringing Steelhead Back to the Central Coast

South Coast Habitat Restoration


A Call to Keep the Faith

Finding Purpose: Environmental Stewardship as a Personal Calling
Andrew J. Hoffman
Greenleaf Publishing, 2016, 174 pages

Björn Philip Beer

Remediation Art

John Sabraw

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Reframing the Climate Narrative

After 11 days of sleeping no more than three hours a night during the Paris Climate negotiations last December, I was more exhausted than I’d ever been, mentally, physically, and emotionally. While ...

Karina Gonzalez

Nations Rising

Across North America Indigenous people are pushing for a renewable energy future.

Ron Johnson

At the Sharp End

South Africa’s private game reserves, which have played an important role in rhino conservation, are now finding their charges a liability.

Photos and story by Ann & Steve Toon

There’s a Crack in Everything

Just a few days after the US elections it’s already clear that difficult times lie ahead. The multiple reports of hate and bigotry coming in from across this nation have made the prospect of the nex...

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Bush Beat

An unarmed anti-poaching unit is shaking up South Africa’s war on wildlife crime.

Elizabeth Claire Alberts

Letters and Emails

Yes, We Need More Parks I stumbled upon Earth Island Journal through a gift subscription and find it to be one of the best publications on the market. The recent issue on national parks was a true bon...


The Green Rush

Humboldt County has a new extractive industry.

Ronald Hale

Local News from All Over

photo Kris Krüg / DeSmogBlogWhen atmospheric carbon dioxide levels didn’t drop below 400 ppm in September, the month they are typically at their lowest, scientists warned that they wouldn’t fall ...


Cheap Food is a Myth

Alice Waters

Zoe Loftus-Farren

Good Food Rising

When you picture school lunch what comes to mind? Gooey pizza and floppy French fries, or fresh organic produce and chicken raised without routine antibiotics? My guess is the former. But thanks to ad...

Anna Lappé

Forest Guardians

On one of the Philippines’ most densely-forested islands, a small team of dedicated park staff struggle to fend off illegal loggers and miners.

Isaac N. Pearlman

Connecting Kids with Nature

KIDS for the BAY


Paths Forged by Man and Beast

On Trails: An Exploration
By Robert Moor
Simon & Schuster, 2016, 352 pages