Environment


From Trash to Treasure: Turning Food Into Electricity

by Trinica Sampson

This wastewater treatment plant is turning food into fuel to heat New York homes.


Support Biodiversity by Maintaining Native Plant Species

By Tai Moses

Help support biodiversity by nurturing the native plant species that grow naturally around your home.


By the Way, Your House is On Fire

by Rebecca Solnit

The climate of change and the danger of stasis.


Five Million Steps

By Ben Montgomery

In 1955, 67 year old Emma Gatewood set off to complete the five million steps that make up the Appalachian Trail.


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Life Before Fracking

By S. Harrison Grigg, from Guernica

Before the natural gas boom brought fracking, the Pennsylvania wilderness had a life of its own.


The Unlikely Environmentalists of Missouri’s Ozarks

By Jake Abrahamson, from Sierra

Ted Haviland dislikes the term environmentalist, but that doesn’t stop him from protecting water in Missouri’s Ozarks.


Anti-Fracking Protests: The Frack Fight Goes Global

By Danny Chivers, from New Internationalist

Fossil fuel corporations are finding that while prospects for fracking sites and wells are not unique to the U.S., neither are anti-fracking protests or fracking bans.


Enough Is Enough

by Suzanne Lindgren

From population to the stuff we use, when is enough enough?