Stories by Jason Mark

Jason Mark is a co-manager at San Francisco's Alemany Farm and the editor of the quarterly environmental magazine, Earth Island Journal. He is also a co-author of Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots. subscribe to Jason Mark's feed

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

Earth Island Journal's roundup of significant events of the past year.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

'Wild' perfectly Captures Cheryl Strayed’s emotional journey on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

An interview with parks director Jon Jarvis about climate change, "nature deficit disorder," and urban parks.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

From epic day of citizen action to marketing gimmick in just 40-odd years.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

More people are more disconnected from natural systems than at any other time in the history of humanity. But a new scheme may help that.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

In a new interview Klein says that it’s important to question why some big green groups have been so unwilling to follow science to its logical conclusions.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

The green jobs movements was wildly successful in its first year, but we let industry pressure scare us off.

Posted on: May 15, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

As climate change worsens, the internal strains in the environmentalist movement are starting to show.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012, Source: Earth Island Journal

Here's an important thing to remember: Our food choices don't just affect us, but entire communities.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2012, Source: Earth Island Journal

To tackle climate change, we need more honest accounting of this potent greenhouse gas.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2012, Source: Earth Island Journal

From rural Pennsylvania to South America, a global alliance is promoting the idea that ecosystems have intrinsic rights.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We're being asked to do more in less time, and with less help. Here's a simple plan to begin to take back our lives.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2011, Source: Earth Island Journal

Underlying the tar sands debate is a more profound question: Is it OK for some people to suffer as long as many others benefit?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Tim DeChristopher faces up to 10 years in prison for an environmental action, and he believes others will have to risk the same to protect the planet.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

For too long, environmentalists have been viewed as self-righteous killjoys demanding that everyone overhaul their wasteful habits. It's time to change that.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

There's likely some international law against issuing currency for another country. But we shouldn't let something like national sovereignty get in the way.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

Why aren't more environmental organizations participating in the up-coming One Nation March?

Posted on: Jun 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Leaving our abusive relationship with oil and gas will cause creative destruction on a scale we have never experienced.

Posted on: May 27, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

Perhaps the reason that the environmental lobby is putting up a lackadaisical fight for Kerry-Lieberman is simply that the bill isn't really worth fighting for.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

New technology like iPhones, laptops, and iPads wouldn't be possible without the coal-fired power plants whose design has changed little since the 19th century.

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