March 06, 2015
Michael Paul Hill

In June of 1964, helicopters from the U.S. Geological Survey began spraying an herbicidal chemical along the Gila and San Carlos rivers.

March 03, 2015
Winona LaDuke

We must recognize that we have hit bottom and that war dehumanizes and dehumanizes us," — Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

August 15, 2013
Eric Hansen

Whether you see Lake Superior and other Wisconsin waters as poetry or commodity, proposals for a massive expansion of Tar Sands crude oil shipments on and around the Great Lakes do not make sense.

May 20, 2013
Dwight Witherspoon


January 13, 2013
Tom Kanatakeniate Cook

Media coverage of Crow Butte Resources' uranium mining near Crawford, Nebraska, has been remarkably incomplete. In deference to the multimillion-dollar operation, coverage has focused on all the positives generated for the state, company, workers, contractors and regional economy.

April 27, 2012
Adella Begaye

Some hardships in life can be met through strong will and hard work. As a Navajo, I think of the many thousands of families on our reservation in New Mexico and Arizona who’ve long lived without access to electricity service or running water, and still do.

February 17, 2012
John Maniscalco

The natural gas industry has spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince consumers that their product is the proverbial “silver bullet” that will save them thousands of dollars in home heating costs for years to come, if only they would switch fuels.

October 27, 2011
Emily Washines

The existence of Condit Dam has been a blink of time in the history of the White Salmon watershed.

October 12, 2011
Nellis Kennedy-Howard

Today, President Obama has the choice. Clean technology is at our feet. Sustainable resources are in our hands. And here we sit, digging for oil.

September 27, 2011
Chase Iron Eyes

The Department of State is reviewing the details of a Presidential permit which will be required to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, through the U.S., to the Gulf of Mexico. The President is currently burdened with the task of of approving or disapproving

September 27, 2011
Ruth Hopkins

Earth, the blue planet. Earth’s blue appearance in space is due to that fact that 70% of its surface is covered in water.

April 25, 2011
Mark Trahant

A few weeks ago Bloomberg News reported that Saudi Arabia is investing $100 billion in renewable energy sources (

April 18, 2011
Terry Brunner

Rising oil prices and recent power outages due to inclement weather in New Mexico are reminders-America’s energy issues need to be addressed.

April 01, 2011
Steve Russell

Half-life refers to how long it takes for radioactive material to lose half of its radioactivity. In spite of extensive blood quantum research and years of containment, social science has not yet determined the half-life of Indians. My cousin Ray Sixkiller is a living example of the problem.