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.
Direct action can make the demands of a mainstream movement seem reasonable.
We asked six experts to nominate books that might help us avert environmental catastrophe. Here’s what they said.
A new collection of non-fiction by one of Australia’s greatest poets enriches our understanding of her legacy.
David Brooks considers the early work of one of Australia’s most prolific poets.
Young Muslim activists in Indonesia turn to faith to undertake the sacred task of protecting the natural world. This echoes the growing popularity of ‘green Islam’ as an important global youth agenda.
Richard Fuller, The University of Queensland; Brenda Lin, CSIRO; Chia-chen Chang, University of California, Davis; Danielle Shanahan, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington; Kevin J. Gaston, University of Exeter; L. Roman Carrasco, National University of Singapore, and Rachel Oh, The University of Queensland
Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.