The local food movement has steadily gained ground since its beginnings in the 1970s, and Virginia farmer Joel Salatin has become one of its biggest movers.
No mere slogan, it's becoming the mantra for materials management: reduce, reuse, recycle.
Through its "Change the World, Start with Energy Star" campaign, the EPA is partnering with other groups to advance energy efficiency and conservation education for kids.
As the effects of climate change begin to adversely affect business, more big-name companies are steping up to fight global warming.
A recent advertising campaign from one of the world’s largest agribusinesses misses the larger point when it uses the term ‘sustainable.’ Sooner or later, we’ll all have to recognize the elephant in the room.
Created in 1964, the National Wilderness Preservation System assures the continued existence of wild land and vital ecosystems within the United States. Originally published as "The Beauty of Wilderness: A Photo Essay from The Wilderness Society" in the August/September 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
We were saddened to learn today that John Shuttleworth — who co-founded Mother Earth News with his first wife Jane — passed away in late March. He was 71 and died of natural causes at his Evergreen, Colo., home. We take a moment to reflect on Shuttleworth’s vision and the creation of "The Original Guide to Living Wisely.”
Independent science is the best tool we have to solve the challenges facing society, but in recent years powerful monied interests have interfered with scientific integrity. Originally published as "Protecting the Integrity of Science" in the June/July 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.