Nature and Environment Articles

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

Philadelphia Story: An Ambitious Campaign to Spread Opportunity into All Corners of the City

By Jay Walljasper

For decades the “Philadelphia Story” was about steady economic decline. That story is being rewritten today as many Americans rediscover the advantages of cities .

5 Questions for Jessi Bloom

By Jessi Bloom

Learn more about MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR speaker Jessi Bloom.

What To Dо For A Snаkе Bite

By Elizabeth Gatto

This article describes techniques for avoiding harmful snakes and what to do if you are accidentally bitten by a venomous snake.

Dear MOTHER August/September 2017


Letters from our readers about a debt-free cabin, agriculture in the classroom, a community garden, and more.


Living a Good Life

By Oscar H. Will III

The Editorial Director of MOTHER EARTH NEWS seeks a balanced, active life for himself and his canine companions.

Photos from the Field: Cat Paws at Patient Dog

Share your photos of MOTHER EARTH NEWS topics by joining our community Flickr photo group.

How Natural Disasters Make Entire Counties Poorer

By Kayla Matthews

Natural disasters are devastating to begin with but, when you consider the economic impacts they’re also responsible for, they’re downright terrifying.

5 Questions for Ananta Ripa Ajmera

By Ananta Ripa Ajmera

Learn more about MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR speaker Ananta Ripa Ajmera.

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