In her long history as a community organizer and environmental justice activist, Helga Garza has advocated for clean water and nontoxic toys. Her current mission: making fresh, local produce accessible.

August 23, 2019

Anaïs Peterson is busy organizing, educating, and ushering in a new era of environmentalism in the Steel City.

May 23, 2019

By helping African Americans connect with one another on the trail, the founder of the nonprofit Outdoor Afro is building a broader community in nature and changing the face of her field.

March 21, 2019

Whether they are delivering food or climate justice or standing up for clean air or access to nature, these activists are uplifting communities across the country.

February 26, 2019

And this team of Brooklyn-based grassroots activists helping to hold the world’s five largest investor-owned fossil fuel producers to account isn’t easily intimidated.

January 30, 2019

Este equipo de activistas comunitarios con sede en Brooklyn, que no se intimida fácilmente, ayuda a responsabilizar a los cinco mayores productores de combustibles fósiles del mundo.

January 30, 2019

This visionary green thumb is bringing food justice, and heirloom fruit trees, to low-income communities in Atlanta where grocery stores are few and far between.

November 26, 2018

This wildlife biologist has seen some surprising trends while counting birds of prey on Pennsylvania’s Hawk Mountain over the past 30 years.

November 13, 2018

Lizzie Carr is shining a light on what is floating through the world’s waterways, and breaking athletic records along the way.

October 18, 2018

Valérie Courtois is guiding an indigenous-led conservation strategy for one of the world’s last great forests.

September 28, 2018

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