Reproductive Justice is Climate Justice: Why I’m Celebrating My IUD This Earth Day

Three years ago, on Earth Day, I became the proud owner of an IUD. The decision wasn’t just a great choice for my own health—it was also a great way to improve my carbon footprint.

Women are Disrupting the Energy Industry

Like in many other STEM fields, women are underrepresented in the energy workforce. But this trend is changing—and the women of the clean energy industry are leading the way.

The Time is Still Now: Heeding Wangari Maathai’s Warnings in Turkana and Beyond

Prophetic Kenyan environmentalist Dr. Wangari Maathai predicted in the 1990s that deforestation in the horn of Africa would lead to widespread tragedy unless it was addressed. Now, the horror she feared has begun.

The Beacon of Baca: Meet the 23-Year-Old Bringing Clean Water To Her Navajo Community

Annie Begay is doing all she can to bring clean, running water to her community. And she shows no signs of slowing down.

Five Ways the #MeToo and Climate Justice Movements Overlap

These two movements, though categorically different issues with separate impacts, actually have a great deal in common. And the opportunities to take action can be found in the same place.

Marching for an Eco-Feminist Revolution

Perhaps men named nature Mother Earth because they felt that they could dominate her, exploit her and abuse her, and that she would be silent in response—or at least unable to fight back in immediate defense.

Securing Relief for Women and Girls in Dominica’s Devastation

Disasters tend to bring to light the multiple inequalities that women and girls face day-to-day. The devastation in Dominica is no exception.

Women Speak: Ruth Nyambura Insists On A Feminist Political Ecology

“What we need are truly radical and revolutionary transnational movements, not small cocoons.”

A 12-Year-Old Warrior for Justice

“I know I might be little,” Angelika begins. “But I make a huge impact on this earth.”

Women Speak: Casey Camp-Horinek is Fighting Keystone XL in the Name of Indigenous and Environmental Justice

Casey Camp-Horinek is a Ponca Nation Councilwoman, elder and long-time Indigenous rights and environmental activist currently fighting on the front lines of the movement to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.

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