Species Solidarity: Rediscovering Our Connection To The Web Of Life

By Michelle Nijhuis, Yale 360. -

If it wasn’t already clear, the Covid-19 pandemic has made it painfully obvious that our lives are entwined with the lives of other animals. Our health depends on theirs, not only because viruses [...]

Contemplating Black Ecologies

By Celeste Henery, Black Perspectives. -

Earlier this year, political scientist and Black feminist Julia Jordan-Zachery asked the question, “What do Black women think about the rain?” She was sharing emergent questions from her research [...]

Earth Jurisprudence To Protect Nature

By Alex May, Theecologist.org -

As has now been widely reported, the Amazon rainforest is on fire due to a mixture of fires started for land clearance and the effects of climate change. People start fires to clear out [...]

Indigenous Communities Carry On Berta Cacéres’ Work By Defending Nature And Health Care In Honduras

By Jeff Abbott, Wagingnonviolence.org -

On March 2, hundreds gathered in Honduras to commemorate the life and work of the renowned Honduran activist Berta Cáceres on the second anniversary of her assassination. Carrying torches, [...]

Day Of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

By Staff, www.stopgetrees.org -

By Staff of GE Trees - In April and June of this year, the Campaign to STOP GE Trees organized a delegation to Chile to examine and document the impacts of monoculture pine and eucalyptus [...]

Survival Of The Friendliest

By Kelly Clancy, www.nautil.us -

By Kelly Clancy for Nautilis - But we know now that that picture is incomplete. Evolutionary progress can be propelled both by the competitive struggle to adapt to an environment, and by the [...]

The Rights Of Nature: Indigenous Philosophies Reframing Law

By Kiana Herold, www.intercontinentalcry.org -

By Kiana Herold for IC - Indigenous battles to defend nature have taken to the streets, leading to powerful mobilizations like the gathering at Standing Rock. They have also taken to the courts, [...]

Cynical Environmentalism: Protecting Nature To Prepare For War

By Jon Letman, www.truth-out.org -

By Jon Letman for Truthout - Painfully aware that the internet now delivers the carnage of war onto our screens in real time, the US military has made a concerted effort to redefine itself as a [...]

In A Rhino, Everything

By Staff, www.charleseisenstein.net -

By Staff of EC - I don’t cry very often. But this week I cried twice. For the rhinos. It breaks my heart that they’re going extinct. In order to make myself feel better, I try to intellectualize [...]

Evoking The Wrath Of Nature

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges in Truth Dig - Those whose lives pay homage to the sacred are considered by many in the modern world to be eccentrics and cranks. On the other hand, those who live disconnected [...]

Commodification Of Nature

By Alyssa Rohricht, www.counterpunch.org -

Taken for granted in the climate change discussion is the assumption that nature or the environment is something that can or should be commodified, yet the structure of capitalism is such that it [...]