Nature & Environment

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

Intelligence in Action: CSA Farms Can Renew our Relationship with the Earth

By Steven McFadden

Community farming (CSA) is about the essential renewal of agriculture through its healthy linkage with the human community that depends on farming for survival. CSA is also about the necessary stewardship of soil, plants, and animals: the essential capital of all human cultures.


Ballpark Gardening: A Home Run in the Major Leagues

By Allison Evans

America’s favorite pastime is scoring big with the fans as more and more ballparks step up to the plate of sustainable food production by incorporating urban farming into their scenery.


Spoiler Alert: Food Disposal Made Simple with New App

By Allison Evans

The food disposal app, Spoiler Alert, is providing an easy, efficient way for businesses to donate or sell their surplus inventory while also reducing landfill buildup.


Scientist Warns We Are Entering Sixth Mass Extinction (Video)

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

Research shows Earth has entered into a sixth mass extinction.


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What a Wonderful World: Nature Time-Lapse (Video)

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

A compilation of some incredible nature shots.


Do Plants Feel Pain? (Video)

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

Is it possible that plants can actually respond to pain?


Worm Grunting: How to Find Earthworms (Video)

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

Learn why it’s called “worm grunting” and how it’s done.


Tiger Cub Befriends Chihuahua (Video)

By MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors

In this adorable video, a tiger cub finds an unlikely friend.




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