Environment


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.


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.


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Enough Is Enough

by Suzanne Lindgren

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


Exploring Sustainability in the Heart of the Panamanian Jungle

by Trinica Sampson

Kalu Yala, the world’s most sustainable town, is a “tropical laboratory” in Panama.


On Climate, Obama's Hands Are Far From Tied

by Sam Ross-Brown

Congress or no Congress, Obama has plenty of room to address climate change.


A Wild Tonic for the Spirit

by Suzanne Lindgren

Try as it might, Wild Cherry Pepsi will never feed the spirit.