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Irish People Say No to Domestic Water Charges

by Lucy Fitzgerald -Ireland- A contentious issue in Ireland is the government’s decision to introduce water charges for every household. There have been mass anti-water charge […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Ireland, Natural Resources, Politics & Democracy, Uprisings, Water

The Great Invisible Explores Human Cost of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

by Danielle Steer –USA– I recently read that your 20s are a defining decade in regards to a person’s development. As I near the end of […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Corporations, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Latin America, Petroleum, Science & Technology, United States

Restoring First Foods to the Columbia River Basin

by Michelle Tolson -USA- “I want to make money, but I have to take care of the fish,” said Yakama Nation fisherwoman Caroline Looney Hunt when […]

Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Indigenous Culture, Land Rights, Native Americans, Natural Resources, Science & Technology, United States

Ditch Your Plastic This World Ocean’s Day!

June 8 is World Ocean’s Day! Kate Daniels Kurz, Executive Editor of The WIP, recently sat down with Sarah-Mae Nelson, Climate Change Interpretive Specialist at the […]

Animals & Environment, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Pollution, Science & Technology, Social Change

Water, Dignity and Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Kenya

by Gemma Bulos –USA– “The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity. It is a prerequisite for the realization of […]

Business & Economy, Employment, Feature Articles, Kenya, Natural Resources, Poverty, Technology, The World, Water, Women's Empowerment

A Matter of Life and Health: Villagers in Kazakhstan Fight Big Oil

by Leanne A. Grossman –USA– The noxious smell of rotten eggs regularly blows over the rural village of Berezovka, Kazakhstan. The fumes come directly from the […]

Animals & Environment, Business & Economy, Criminal Justice, Disease & Illness, Europe, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, Petroleum, The World

Karibu Kenya: Severe Water Shortages Unnoticed in Resorts and Safaris

by Nola Solomon –USA– “Jambo! Karibu! Karibu!*” shout the villagers of Chyulu Hills as they shake our hands each day. Their enthusiasm is infectious, like the […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Health, Kenya, Natural Resources, Teaching & Learning, The World, Water

To Survive Humans Need Will to Change: Commit to Reducing Pollution and Waste this Earth Day

by Victoria Stirling –Canada– What legacy are we going to leave our descendants? Will human beings worldwide re-evaluate our actions, our politics, and our economics according […]

Animals & Environment, Conservation, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Pollution, Science & Technology, Water

Innovation of the Week: Improving the Harvest, From the Soil to the Market

by Molly Theobald Farmers in the Uluguru Mountains in Tanzania are fighting a losing battle against increasingly degraded land. Repeated plantings are quickly depleting the nutrients […]

Animals & Environment, Natural Resources, The WIP Talk

The Oil Spill as Metaphor

The Gulf oil spill is not only a metaphor for the habitat-killing greed of Big Oil; it fits the society-killing greed of the hate taxes movement […]

Petroleum, The WIP Talk

The Gulf Oil Spill: How Are You Responsible?

Listen to the June 13th broadcast of Sundays at Five by clicking the play button below. Kate and Ali talk with Nancy Sleeth, author of Go […]

Petroleum, The WIP Talk

BP Gas Fumes on Gulf Coast “Completely Nauseating and Inescapable”

Listen to the May 16th broadcast of Sundays at Five by clicking the play button below. Kate Daniels and Jessica Mosby discuss the continuing crisis in […]

Petroleum, Pollution, The WIP Talk