Today, as in the past, pro-car sentiment is a backlash against nascent environmental protest.
Founded in 1959, the membership group Trout Unlimited has changed the culture of fly-fishing and mobilized members to support conservation. Could its approach work for other social problems?
US study shows environmental messages can put conservative consumers off trying and buying plant-based products.
Boreal plants produce molecules that are valued by traditional medicines and inspire the development of medicinal products by contemporary chemists.
By including five extinct species in its Bird of the Year competition, Forest & Bird provides a way to mourn what we’ve lost – and also strive to save what remains.
20 years ago, solar and wind were expensive enough to make nuclear seem like an option for Australia. With cheap renewables a reality, there’s simply no point to domestic nuclear.
The group has eschewed disruptive protest in the pursuit of ‘building relationships’.
Australia’s environmental movement is not united. The reasons for that go deep.
Communal meals to break fast can mean lots of single-use plastics. A switch to environmentally friendly principles is in line with Islamic principles through the ages.
Tu BiShvat has religious roots, but early Zionists embraced the day in new, more secular ways.
It was in the 1990s that the idea of Christian environmental stewardship disappeared from the rhetoric of the religious right, paving the way for the anti-environmental position it holds today.
The majority of the world’s population identifies with a religion – could their faith be used to save the planet?
The idea that human activity threatens nature, and that it is important to protect wild places, dates back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.
Poor communities of color have spent decades battling US industrial and agricultural pollution. A new EPA office is designed to support their struggle, but history suggests reason for caution.
The green movement has more to thank workers in polluting industries than you might expect.
Pumped hydro offers us large scale energy storage. If we do it carefully, we can make sure these dams don’t cause the damage of the past.
Yvon Chouinard’s gift is unusual due to its structure but is also part of a trend. Many billionaires and large foundations are now funding these causes.
Lovelock’s Gaia hypothesis suggested that Earth could be considered a single, self-regulating organism.
Finding radical new ways to feed the world is essential for our survival. A prominent environmental activist has considered the alternatives.
Environmentalists are worried the shift to green energy means damage from more mines. But it doesn’t have to be this way.