Stories by Zoe Loftus-Farren

Zoe Loftus-Farren is is a contributing editor at Earth Island Journal. She holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and writes about climate change, environmental justice and food policy. subscribe to Zoe Loftus-Farren's feed

Posted on: Jun 18, 2017, Source: Earth Island Journal

Rising sea level is turning many tribes into climate refugees, but the historical loss of land places practical limitations on where they can move.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: Truthout, Earth Island Journal

Mass incarceration in the U.S. impacts the health of prisoners, prison-adjacent communities and local ecosystems from coast to coast.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2015, Source: Earth Island Journal

Agency’s move sets a low bar for future approvals of genetically engineered animals for human consumption.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2015, Source: Earth Island Journal

A new survey finds nearly three-fourths of Americans believe they toss less food than the average consumer.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2015, Source: Earth Island Journal

Announcement marks China's first commitment to close its ivory market, offering hope amid the African poaching crisis and dwindling elephant numbers.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

Proposed bill aims to inform consumers and reduce use of toxic flame retardants.

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

Exposure to blue-rich LED lights can disrupt natural circadian rhythms in humans and wildlife.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

Toxic pollution can cause serious damage to human health. It’s a known cause of cancer, cognitive impairment, organ damage, and respiratory problems.