The world is facing unprecedented challenges in the face of climate change and biodiversity loss. The price tag for taking on these issues exceeds the current and combined capital resources of governments and nonprofits, but there is still hope....

Watch a conversation about how businesses can drive us away from plastic dependence. Plastic Soup Solutions: How Business Can End Plastic Pollution is hosted in partnership with...

Resilience-the capacity to survive, adapt, and grow in the face of change-is a characteristic of all living systems. Human communities are remarkably resilient as is proven when a city can completely rebuild after catastrophic events. In contrast,...

Something I learned in 2001: unlike classic psychiatrists, who will drag out a conversation for years without giving much away if they can manage it, psychopharmacologists will, after half an hour’s probing, tell you bluntly what they think is wrong...

This letter is a response to your request for ideas—for the philanthropic strategy you’re thinking about. You say you like long term, but you’re drawn to “the other end of the spectrum: the right now.” I get that, and have the perfect answer for you,...

A podcast interview with nationally known environmental leader Rebecca Wodder on building community resilience at the water's edge

While researching No One Eats Alone, sociologist Michael Carolan interviewed more than 250 individuals, from flavorists to Fortune 500 executives, politicians to feedlot managers, low-...

Watch as Baylen Linnekin, author of Biting the Hands that Feed Us, interviews small-business owner Jill Erber about how food...

The terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris on November 13 shattered the complacency of the French lifestyle. A few weeks later, a savage attack erupted in San Bernardino, California, further exposing the vulnerability of Western societies.

Photo credit: Flock/bandada by Flickr.com user Rafael Edwards

While sitting in a board meeting of the Great Northern Large Landscape Cooperative recently the perennial question came up of if the organization that was working on a vast landscape from Yellowstone National Park to northern Canada needed more...

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