Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?

Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Sustainability is the mantra for many groups seeking a future in which communities near California's Salton Sea can survive--and end dangerous work in palm and mango trees.


Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Sea


Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon , Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Combined, organic farmers and unions, have the power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea in California’s hottest farm belt.

Shiprock Looks to Humane Plan for Feral Horses


Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 26, 2017

Shiprock Chapter President Duane "Chili" Yazzie has a plan to contain the population of feral horses in the chapter, and he’s reaching out to horse advocates for support.

Is Vietnam's Battle Against Motorbikes Doomed to Fail?


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 24, 2017

The vast flocks of small calibre scooters that surge through city streets and back alleys are one of the most unforgettable sights of modern Vietnam.

Will Global Warming Change Native American Religious Practices?


Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jul 12, 2017

In all these situations, Native American tribes learned to adapt to the challenges placed before them, modify their religious practice and embrace a different relationship with the natural world.


Two Centuries Later, We Need Thoreau Now More Than Ever


New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jul 12, 2017

Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts two hundred years ago today, and America needs Thoreau now more than ever.

California Salmon and Trout in Peril: Study


Indian Country Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2017

Most of California’s salmon and trout could be gone in coming century if not saved now, study says


ETP Spills Two Million Gallons of Drilling Material in Ohio


Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2017

Ohioans are experiencing a little taste of Standing Rock, right at home. Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.


In California, Going to the Beach Can Break the Bank


KCET, News Report, Aura Bogado, Posted: May 10, 2017

For many California residents, the cost of a visit to the coast is often more than they can afford.


Long Beach Activists Want Cleaner Air. What About the Beach?


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rudy Cardoso, Posted: Apr 21, 2017

There's a divide in Long Beach between coastal advocates, on the one hand, and environmental justice activists who say they are "fighting to breathe with dignity."

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