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(Photo: a cityscape of downtown Los Angeles, California)
Surface runoff due to industrial agriculture and urban development is a big factor in the California water shortage. Permaculture may be the answer.
Directors of the documentary "Beyond Crisis" discuss themes from the film and the importance of climate action.
Ijen Sulphur Mining. Kevin McElvaney.
In East Java, miners carry 90-kilogram loads of sulphur out of a crater on the active Ijen volcano – a four-hour trip many make twice a day. Meanwhile, in Alberta, Syncrude is building the world’s largest pyramid out of its own sulphur, a byproduct of bitumen mining.
The face of grass fed beef
How does the family farm fit into the story of rising prices and global food insecurity?
A new animated series by Green Majority explains the basic concepts of climate science.
Poznan, Poland
Poland's star is rising, but its environmental challenges are all too familiar.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
Our "Skills for the New Economy" series concludes with two keys to professional fulfillment: being resilient and sticking to your values.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by Nik Harron
The next instalment in the "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at how NGOs and eco-polymaths can create a greener future in supply chain management.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
The eco-polymath series returns with a look at apprenticeship and modern-day guilds.
Screencapture from Pride with "They Shall Not Starve" banner.
A basic income would remove the tension between saving the planet and supporting the working classes.
Muzzled environmental groups are stuck singing an old refrain – and waiting for us to write a new verse.
Panel at the WEAR Conference. A\J AlternativesJournal.ca. Photo: Tammy Thorne
The WEAR Conference brought people and companies together to promote sustainability within the fashion industry.
The Fox of Many Hats and a One-Racoon Band
The third instalment in our "Skills for the New Economy" series looks at interdisciplinary approaches to big problems.
The Fox of Many Hats and a One-Racoon Band
Our "Skills for the New Economy" series continues with a look at the importance of creative eco-polymaths.
Winning projects on display at the Sustainable Design Awards.
A recap of the 2014 Sustainable Design Awards.
Before large-scale activism is possible, you need to build a base of supporters. An excerpt from the new book Educating for Action.
Eco-polymaths, illustration by nik harron
Part one of a series on how being an “eco-polymath” equips students to meet today’s career challenges head-on.
The film industry is trying to curb its consumption, but is it doing enough?
Forward on Climate in Washington, February 2013
We need to broaden our understanding of activism – without stigmatizing good old protests in the street.
A cabin in the woods
Why it’s human nature to want an escape.
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