News Updates

Robin Milam
September 17, 2012
  by Josephine Laing
Josephine Laing
May 23, 2012
On Monday, the City of Las Vegas NM adopted a rights based ordinance establishing a local Bill of Rights and banning fracking and related activities. The City Council vote was 3-1, with the city...
Don Hamilton
March 30, 2012
The international peasant group, La Via Campesina, ends their global Call to Action for the upcoming June 16-18 Rio +20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) with ‘GLOBALIZE...
La Via Campesina
March 21, 2012
Cathy Miorelli doesn’t think of herself as an environmentalist. When Miorelli decided to run for the city council of Tamaqua Borough – a small town in central Pennsylvania where she has lived her...
Jason Mark
March 1, 2012
With a groundswell of enthusiasm behind them, members of the group called Local Food Freedom-Nevada County (LFF-NC) has amped up its efforts to reach out to the community and shed a light on threats...
Laura Brown
February 8, 2012
Which president told Congress: “I recommend a law prohibiting all corporations from contributing to the campaign expenses of any party…let individuals contribute as they desire; but let us prohibit...
By Shannon Biggs, photo credit: Elliott Justin
January 19, 2012
Pablo Solon, speaking on “Rights of Nature and Climate Politics” at a Harold Wolpe Lecture at the UKZN Centre for Civil Society in conjunction with COP17 on Friday December 2nd, 2011 in Durban South...
Pablo Solon
January 17, 2012
Allen Kanner’s article “Why Extinction Matters at Least as Much as Climate Change” comes as world leaders gather in Durban, South Africa, for the round of UN climate talks known as the COP 17.
Shannon Biggs
December 12, 2011