Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Brother Mao was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province, when he noticed thick red sewage streaming into the river from a nearby chemical plant. He...

Why Protect the Great Barrier Reef When You Can Have Yourself an Aquarium?

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Doug Norlen
I don’t know about you, but I prefer my nature wild, not behind Plexiglas. Sadly, not everyone agrees. In early October, the U.S. Government’s export promotion agency, Export-Import Bank, issued a...

Courage Trumps Fear

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Galina Angarova
Aleksey Gribkov did not back down when Russia’s state security agencies harassed him and his organization to drop a lawsuit that ended up becoming a landmark legal victory for Russia’s environmental...

Taking the Temperature of U.S.-Russia Relations

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Evan Sparling
You’ve heard the news: Non-governmental organizations in Russia that receive funding from abroad must now register as “foreign agents.” An American presidential candidate considers Russia to be America’s “number one geopolitical...