It's been a year like no other for Tiffany Haworth, executive director of the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA). In early February, a coal ash waste pond on the banks of Dan River began to spill its toxic contents into the river. Here, Tiffany shares how DRBA responded to one of the worst coal ash spills ever to occur in the US.
When it comes to climate change and the ocean, we often think of the impacts to water temperature, sea level rise and coastal storms. However, Dr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University calls ocean acidification a "game-changer in the way we think about how climate change can affect the functioning of our oceans."
Highlights from Stop the Frack Attack, a rally and march held on July 28, 2012 in Washington, DC by thousands of opponents of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). Brief excerpts included from remarks by Josh Fox (GASLAND) and Bill McKibben (director and founder of 350.org), as well as participants from all over the US.
Those who've read Joan Gussow’s memoir, This Organic Life, can imagine how excited we were to step out her back door and into the garden whose humble beginnings and subsequent flourishing were chronicled in the book. Here’s a very short tour through Joan’s organic garden.
A video of The New Amsterdam Public Market Association’s third market at the Seaport in Lower Manhattan, which brought together farmers, food purveyors, distributors, caterers, and chefs, as well as photographers, filmmakers, advocates and other pioneers of a sustainable food economy