Post Tagged with: "activism"

Activism, Conservation, Indigenous Peoples

Carlos fishing in the bay of Santa Clara de Uchunya [PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Sax]

Seguimos Luchando: We Will Continue Our Fight

Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, the encroachment of internationally-owned palm oil plantations on ancestral Shibipo lands inspires a village’s resistance.

by × June 28, 2017 × 0 comments

Culture, Uncategorized

Eriel Daranger, one of ELEMENTAL's three very human subjects, during the Tar Sands Healing Walk.

A Very Human Struggle: The Making of a Different Kind of Documentary

Noah Sokol sits down with one of the co-directors of the new documentary ELEMENTAL, which screened recently at the Environmental Film Festival at Yale. They get to talking about capturing the human side of activism, and the personal toll commitment to a cause can exact.

by × April 23, 2013 × 0 comments


Sharon Smith knows a thing or two about organizing. (Photo by Dan Constable)

Audacious Hope: An Interview with Environmental Activist Sharon Smith

Author, activist, and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies student Sharon Smith knows a thing or two about organizing.

by × November 27, 2011 × 0 comments


Sunsets on a coal-fired powerplant

Complications with English: A Fight for Clean Power and Clean Air

In 2001, an effort to restart a New Haven power plant while cleaning the city’s air stalled in litigation. It took another decade and myriad lawsuits until a serious proposal to improve New Haven’s air quality once again took to the fore, found traction, and became reality. So, what happened?

by × September 25, 2011 × 1 comment