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Tagged: Hope and Caution

December 1, 2014

Renewing Relatives: Nmé Stewardship in a Shared Watershed

Marty Holtgren, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Stephanie Ogren, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Kyle Whyte, Michigan State University Communities with a history of cultural misunderstanding a...

August 11, 2014

Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration in the Sky Islands

In the 1880s the first transcontinental rail line was completed across southern Arizona, opening the territory to far-flung markets and stimulating an unprecedented natural resource extraction boom. R...

August 10, 2014

The Environmental Justice Legacy of the United Farm Workers of America

The San Joaquin Valley’s vast fields of cotton and other crops have formed a backdrop to human suffering and struggle for generations. Chinese labor camps of the late 1800s, Depression-era families ...

August 7, 2014

Collaboration: Hope of building resilient socio-ecological system

Natural lakes situated at the foothills of the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range of Nepal have been immensely important to people’s livelihoods and wellbeing.  Fed by the run-off from the surrou...

June 24, 2014

Not In My Back Yard? Not In Anybody’s Back Yard!

In the late 1980s, nobody asked the mostly working-class residents of rural eastern Tennessee if they wanted Chicago’s trash. No one inquired how residents felt about the proposition of a mega-landf...

June 24, 2014

From Conflict to Collaboration on the Klamath River

Swish.  Another plastic bucket drops in front of you.  You swim around, pumping your gills furiously.  What’s going on?  If only you could have climbed on shore, you would have seen the mass of&...