Brent Blackwelder, a longtime environmentalist and self-avowed “tree hugger” who prodded politicians for decades, has died. He was 80.
Plastic pollution poses a major threat to the health of our oceans, waterways and communities. Unsurprisingly, the same fossil fuel companies driving our global climate crisis are also expanding harmful petrochemical production throughout the United States, turning their own toxic waste into products they can profit off of. These facilities are disproportionately concentrated near low-wealth areas and communities of color in places like Louisiana, the Texas Gulf Coast and the Ohio River Valley, causing a…
This piece is a set of reflections from Jeff Conant, International Forests Program Director, during a recent trip to Indonesia to meet with local village communities.[caption id="attachment_1367" align="alignnone" width="535"] Villager displaying petai bean pods in Air Pahlawan // Photo Courtesy of Jeff Conant[/caption]
The village of Air Pahlawan in Sumatra, Indonesia sits amid steep jungled hills two hours’ ride by motorbike up long slopes from the sprawling shore of the Indian…
Without pollinators, grocery stores would run short of a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables, nuts, beans, and delicious favorites like chocolate and coffee.
Americans should demand that Facebook take a few simple steps to show they are serious about combatting disinformation.
A new scorecard from Friends of the Earth shows that top food retailers are failing to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides.