Chile Just Created 10 Million New Acres of National Parks – Thanks to Patagonia & The North Face | The Guardian

“It is an invitation to imagine other forms to use our land.” When Chilean President Michelle Bachelet leaves office in March, her environmental legacy will be preserved throughout the country’s pristine…

Do Red and Green Mix? | The Great Transition Initiative | GT Network Space

Michael Löwy’s essay on ecosocialism has stimulated an interesting array of critiques from feminists, democrats, eco-capitalists, and more in this exchange. This is an exciting debate and, I would argue, a necessary one to ensure the twenty-first-century return of “socialism” is not grounded in abstract certainties, dogmatic formulas, and intellectual vanguardism. From the African context…

Seeing Nature Through Indigenous ‘Lens’ Might Improve Environmental Decision-making

Despite new legislation, critics say consultation often lacks real desire to listen, learn. As various levels of government become more serious about climate change, there has been heightened interest in incorporating Indigenous knowledge in that effort.

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine

Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. We are in a water crisis beyond anything you can imagine. Pollution and toxins are everywhere, stemming from the hazardous wastes of industry and agriculture.

Talking Green Without Seeing Red | FP Insider Access

How governments, journalists, and activists are all trying to change the narrative when they talk about climate change. The goal? Make the conversation more inclusive, less hostile, and frankly less boring.

Hypocrites And Greenwash: Greta Thunberg Blasts Leaders Over Climate Crisis | The Guardian

Greta Thunberg has blasted politicians as hypocrites and international climate summits as empty words and greenwash. Until humanity admits it has failed to tackle the climate crisis and begins treating it as an emergency like the coronavirus pandemic, society will be unable to stop global heating, she said.

Our Burning Planet: Why We Must Learn to Live With Fire

There is a paradox at the core of Earth’s unraveling firescapes. The fires are seemingly everywhere, and everywhere more feral. They are burning from the Arctic to the Amazon, from New South Wales to the West Coast. They are visible, and their smoke projects their presence in the form of immense palls well removed from the flames. But equally significant are the fires that aren’t happening.

From Rewilding To Forest Schools, Our Attitude To Nature Is Changing For The Better

The statistics may be terrifying – but the UK’s approach to natural habitats is undergoing a quiet transformation. It was the WildEast manifesto that first brought it home to me. An ambitious project bringing together everyone from farmers and landowning peers to ecologists and gardeners.

Move Over, Millennials. Boomers Are UK’s Greenest Generation

Young people are often dubbed “Generation Green” – millennials and teenagers championing climate action and environmental values, often with a well-aimed dig at older generations who have failed to prevent a climate catastrophe. Yet it is their baby boomer parents and grandparents who are most likely to act in support of green issues, according to a national survey.

What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like?

What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like? A society based on natural ecology might seem like a far-off utopia—yet communities everywhere are already creating it.

Gardens Have Pulled America Out of Some of Its Darkest Times. We Need Another Revival.

As the pandemic smolders and the economy plunges into an abyss, Americans have reverted to the venerable World War II–era tradition of organized disaster gardening. “Food Supply Anxiety Brings Back Victory Gardens,” declared the New York Times in late March