Father Neftali, Judi Bari, Felipe Arreaga, Alexsandr Nikitin, and Joab Omandi

The Persecution of Environmentalists

Environmental rights advocates risk harassment, torture and even death, simply for standing up for the Earth. Reports of injustice perpetrated against environmentalists may sound like medieval tales of brutality, but these horror stories are taking place today in countries all around the world. Amongst the countless environmentalists who have been persecuted for their ecological efforts is Joab Omondi. In the…

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EarthTalk: How Much Old Growth Forest is Left and Alternative to Baby Bottles That Use Unsafe Chemicals

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: How much “old growth” forest is left in the United States and is it all protected from logging at this point? — John Foye, via e-mail As crazy as it sounds, no one really knows how much old growth is…

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