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Ecosystem Degradation

Climate Change: A Religious Perspective

Mohammed Salarbux | Posted 11.17.2013 | Green
Mohammed Salarbux

It has been counter-productive just to blame religion per se for obstructive solutions to rectify and address climate change, instead of focusing on the impact that consumerism has had on the ecosystem.

Taking an Anthropological Approach to Biodiversity Loss

American Anthropological Association | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
American Anthropological Association

Will we as anthropologists address global warming and biodiversity loss? Will we break the human-centric taboo that prevents us, as anthropologists, from addressing how we can help people choose to reduce our population and consumption?

Climate: A "Plan B" for Team Obama

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Congress's failure to act on global climate change was one of the reasons the diplomatic atmosphere was so chilly last year in Copenhagen. Now, Congress has chilled the atmosphere again.

The BP Oil Spill: Spilt Milk

Matt Rigney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Rigney

The destruction that has hit the Gulf of Mexico is minuscule compared to what industrial fishing does to the world's oceans every day.

From Floods of Hope to Rebuilding With Resilience

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

All of us in the green movement who woke up Wednesday to the flood of hopeful feeling cascading through the country (and the world) in the wake of Bar...

Why Obama's Pick for NOAA Matters: Jane Lubchenco

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

As reported in The Environmentalist last April, the Chinook salmon run in the Sacramento River has collapsed.

Growing the Wealth of the World's Poor

Jonathan Lash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Lash

Today, two billion people live on $2 a day or less, the same number that did two decades ago. By 2050, the world's population will grow to nine billion, and climate change will intensify the challenges pervading daily life for the rural poor.

Getting Personal With Tom Friedman

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Tom Friedman, the Pulitzer-Prize winning New York Times columnist, came to Duke this week to chat up his new book Hot, Flat, and Crowded.