Coal: It’s What’s for Dinner

Blog Post | January 16, 2013 | Kristen McDonald
A while ago I stopped eating fish, in part because I worried that it might contain an unhealthy helping of mercury—a potent neurotoxin that can cause birth defects and brain damage....

Shell’s Failed Arctic Experiment

Blog Post | January 7, 2013 | Colleen Keane
Shell ended its 2012 Arctic drilling season with a bang. On New Year’s Eve, one of its drill rigs—the Kulluk— ran aground near Kodiak Island, Alaska, in a severe winter storm...

Becky Tarbotton – In Remembrance

Blog Post | January 4, 2013 | Alex Levinson
We lost a great soul last week when Rebecca Tarbotton died. Becky was the inspiring leader of the Rainforest Action Network, and the progressive community is widely mourning her death. I...

“In the Russian Far East, it’s easier to meet a poacher than a tiger.”

Blog Post | December 21, 2012 | Galina Angarova
Poaching is the principal threat to the Siberian tigers’ survival. The animals are killed in retaliation for attacking cattle and as hunting trophies. There is also demand for their skin, bones,...