When a giant dairy proposed building near Jerry Nivens' beloved New Mexico home, the chain-smoking Texas hermit became an activist who organized other locals to fight the industry.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Dec 05, 2011
Reps. Richard Pombo’s and Jim Gibbons’
controversial proposal to sell off public lands was pulled after
both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and citizens rallied
by Ray Ring,
Dec 26, 2005
In The Rebirth of Environmentalism, activist Douglas Bevington explores the relationship between the giant national organizations, like the Sierra Club, and the small grassroots groups.
by Felice Pace,
Apr 25, 2010
T.C. Boyle's new novel, When the Killing's Done, examines the awkward way humans interact with nature and with one another.
by Michael Engelhard ,
Feb 20, 2011
A fiery environmentalist is fondly remembered in Dyana Furmansky's biography, Rosalie Edge, Hawk of Mercy: The Activist Who saved Nature from the Conservationists.
by Laura Paskus,
Jul 21, 2009
If there’s a theme in this summer reading issue,
it’s that of crossings, an idea that really hit home when a
group of people from Kazakhstan recently spent time at
High Country News
by Laura Paskus,
Jun 27, 2005
Katie Lee and other visitors; where do you get your news?
farewell, Philip Hyde; notes from readers; missing pages in
by Jodi Peterson,
May 01, 2006
The upcoming trial of 11 alleged "eco-terrorists" may not
be the Trial of the Century, but it reminds the writer, a longtime
activist, of the Boston Tea Party
by Robert Amon,
Apr 17, 2006
What is it like to be an idealistic young environmentalist working on Capitol Hill?
by Paul Larmer,
May 01, 2011
Today's activists need to get more involved in protesting the environmental profiteering that is destroying our planet.
by Tim Lydon,
Dec 15, 2011