News - July 2018

Cecilia Jamasmie

11/27/2017

The Cerro del Gallo deposit is situated within the larger San Antón property, located in the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico. (Image courtesy of...

John Bellamy Foster

07/24/2018

This article is one of the first two pieces to be published from the special Geoengineering Collection, the first new installment of Science for the People to appear in almost three decades, appearing today on the ...

Sophie Mbugua and Benita van Eyssen

07/22/2018

Seeds modified in a lab are often touted as a means to boost agriculture and food security in Africa. There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead....

Alleen Brown and Will Parrish

07/17/2018

In British Columbia’s southern interior, on unceded land of the Secwepemc Nation, Kanahus Manuel stands alongside a 7-by-12-foot “tiny house” mounted on a trailer. Her uncle screws a two-by-four into a floor panel...

by Hans-Peter Schmidt, Bishnu H. Pandit, Claudia Kammann & Paul Taylor

07/18/2018

Nuts, mangos, bananas, limes, silk from mulberry leaves, essential oils, timber, animal food, perfume from tree blossoms, mulch and biochar – the products from forest gardens are diverse...

Bill McKibben

07/12/2018

I’m writing this with a Guinness clutched in one hand, because today the government of Ireland gave us big reason to celebrate: it became the first nation on earth committing to divest fully from fossil fuel companies....

by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Kevin Baum

07/18/2018

Proceedings began in San Francisco Superior Court on July 9. The plaintiff, Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old former school groundskeeper who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma four years ago, claims Monsanto hid...