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Iowa's Climate Narrative Project: New Stories on Just Living in an Age of Climate Change

What is just living in an age of climate change? After a semester of investigative field research, interviews and discussions across the heartland, University of Iowa students with the Climate Narrative Project recently turned to theatre,...Show More Summary

Deepsea Drilling: Death by 1000 Cuts?

THIS PLANET has an occasional series of posts on Storify, where we can capture recent news and videos. This is living research for This Planet. Here is our collection of items on Offshore Drilling: [View the story "Deepsea Drilling:Show More Summary

In the Crosshairs of Development

Berta Cáceres, 1971-2016 (Goldman Environmental Prize) When we learned that Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous Lenca people, was murdered in Honduras, we were shocked but not surprised. A violent death is the all-too-frequentShow More Summary

New York's Clean Energy Commitment Is a Great Economic Strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency's "Clean Power Plan" unleashed a firestorm of criticism -- but New York has been well ahead of the debate by setting out the most ambitious environmental targets in the country. In fact, Governor Andrew...Show More Summary

Corals: Drained of Color, Drained of Life

Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef a few years ago, I was overwhelmed by the cartoon-like colors: orange clownfish, blue tangs and green sea turtles set against corals that were purple, bright yellow, rusty red and aqua-blue. It was like swimming into a Dr. Show More Summary

It's Time to Rev Up EVs

Mary Lunetta, a campaign representative for Sierra Club's Electric Vehicles Initiative co-authored this post. We're in the midst of a transportation revolution. Have you - or your friends and family - been thinking of switching to aShow More Summary

Happy Earth Day, Earth!

April 22nd is annually celebrated as "Earth Day" and what a better way to celebrate this wonderful day then with the signing of the Paris Agreement. This treaty, which will ultimately reduce global warming in our lifetime, was signed...Show More Summary

Is Swaziland Selling Live Elephants and Rhino Horns Simply for Profit?

Wild tusked female elephant with family, Kenya, Africa, 2013. Credit: Carl Safina Back in February when Swaziland sold 17 formerly free-living African elephants to three U.S. zoos (Dallas, Omaha and Wichita), I made a phone call to the...Show More Summary

"Certified Humane" Is a Marketing Trademark, Not a Legally Regulated Description

Earls is having a bad week. Following its transition to sourcing only "Certified Humane" beef--which will come from the U.S. instead of Alberta--it's facing a predictable backlash from Albertans for whom beef is part of their identity. This...Show More Summary

An Indigenous Vision: The Bears Ears National Monument

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees freedom of speech for individuals and organizations to associate and speak in any way they wish without fear of government retaliation. But you wouldn't know that by listening to Mike Noel, a Republican representative from Kanab, Utah. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico's Other Shining Star: Environmental Hero Luis Jorge Rivera

Fights with greed can be exhausting. Just ask Luis Jorge Rivera, who's been fighting the corporate and government greed for more than 16 years and defending the natural heritage of all Puerto Ricans. But Luis Jorge likes to win; so much so, in fact, he has turned it into a habit. Show More Summary

Sustainable mobility: 3 steps to scaling up renewables in transport

"The Week that Electric Vehicles Went Mainstream" was the headline of a recent blog posted by Tesla Motors. Just one week before, the company began taking reservations for its long-awaited consumer-priced sedan, which will begin production in 2017. Show More Summary

Gold Butte, Nevada: A Cultural Environment Under Threat

Before the sun has risen, a line of vehicles crosses rural Nevada's Virgin River heading to a gravel parking area at the head of narrow and winding New Gold Butte Road. Coinciding with Earth Day, the indigenous Moapa Band of Paiute along...Show More Summary

Earth Day 2016 Headlines -- From Pink Moons to Finding Human Skulls

In 1969, when a major oil spill took place off the coast of Santa Barbara, Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin was inspired to build public awareness about the impact we humans were having on the environment. This was an era of protests...Show More Summary

8 Great Ways to Celebrate the Earth this Summer

by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's Last week we celebrated Earth Day! We expressed our gratitude for all that our wonderful planet has to offer us--and supported protecting the environment and making the...Show More Summary

Balancing the Scales of City Sustainability

I spend virtually all my professional time thinking about the intersection of human settlement and environmental sustainability. I am particularly interested in the built environment of American cities, towns, and suburbs - what I like to call our "people habitat" - and how it relates to the natural world. Show More Summary

Open Dialogue and Sustainability Education

For academics, the month of May signifies the end of the year, a time to assess the work of your students, and the start of revising courses for the next academic year. Here at Columbia, this is reinforced by the transformation of our...Show More Summary

As California Contemplates REDD+, Clarity Should Trump Confusion

After a decade of deliberation, the US state of California may soon let its companies meet part of their emission-reduction obligations by saving forests in places like the Mexican state of Chiapas. For it to work, the process must not...Show More Summary

Join Me May 15

Curious polar bear explores ice floes with cub in the Arctic Ocean. Photo Credit: NOAA We have successfully stopped Big Oil in the Arctic and we are not letting up now! Shell has decided to stop their bids to drill in the Arctic Ocean...Show More Summary

Diverse Coalition Calls for New Vision in Conservation, Launches Petition

The future of more than 600 million acres of prime lands that belong to the collective American citizenry got much brighter today, with policy recommendations submitted to President Obama and members of Congress on Capitol Hill yesterday. Show More Summary

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