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

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

A passion for women’s and LGBTQ rights is required in Molly Adams’s Feminist Bird Club; birding expertise is not.

August 29, 2018

Ever since Hurricane Maria devastated the island last fall, Jonathan Marvel and his team at Resilient Power Puerto Rico have been sparking a renewables revolution, one community at a time.

July 30, 2018

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