Ex-Vegan Turned Hunter

By Tovar Cerulli, from The Atlantic

Ex-vegan Tovar Cerulli talks about pursuing wild meat in the spirit of vegetarianism.

The Return of Salmon

by Andrew Bach and Bradley Smith

After the careful removal of two large dams, salmon are returning to Washington's Elwha River.

Only You Can Prevent Faucet Fires

by Peter Rugh

After a modified, anti-fracking Smokey the Bear went viral, the U.S. Forest Service threatened legal action against the activist who created it.

Why the Environment’s Trashed, You’re Broke, and Wars Drag On

By Suzanne Lindgren

 How corporate power is killing the world, explained in animated GIFs   


We Are the World

By Staff, Utne Reader

In New Zealand—or Aotearoa, as it is known to the indigenous Māori people—the Whanganui River has been awarded personhood status.

Bill McKibben: Why the Climate Movement Can't Wait for Democrats

by Bill McKibben

Since the beginning of the gay rights movement, it took Democratic leaders four decades to “evolve” on marriage equality. But the climate movement, and the planet, don’t have the kind of time.

Let’s Topple the Foodopoly

By Wenonah Hauter

Lobbyists have purchased agricultural policy. Changing our food system is a political act—one that will require a massive grassroots mobilization to challenge multi-national corporations—and one we must support. 

For Green Graffiti, Moss is Boss

By Suzanne Lindgren

With moss, graffiti artists and activists go green, literally.

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