Tackling sexual violence against women in the Congo is a direct way to fight deforestation. And stop rape. But our smartphone addiction is exacerbating conflict.
When the Second Congo War erupted in 1998, Chouchou noticed a new phenomenon. Women were being raped in public by rebel groups. But nobody wanted to talk about it.
7 ideas from the iconic, influential "Ecofeminism as Politics" along with quotes from the equally insightful work by Vandana Shiva and Maria Mies in their jointly published 2014 book, "EcoFeminism."
We’ve got it all wrong — Our efforts to conquer nature have brought us to the brink of ecological collapse. And that’s inextricably tied to the long-abusive relationship between men and women. Women’s bodies are battlefields in wars fought over fertile soil, land, oil, minerals, and bragging rights. Just as…
"I am particularly inspired by the immense ecological knowledge of some of the individuals in the forest-dwelling communities that I work that links them to the natural world."
Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change.
If some of the greatest minds in the planet are afraid, why aren’t the rest of us?
We've always been impressed with Timberland's commitment to do well and do good. (We happen to dig their footwear, too.)
Photo by Anne Casale. It’s Asher Jay’s indomitable spirit — an appreciation and understanding that everything in this beautiful life is interconnected — that is ever present in her work as an art activist and fashion designer. Each of her pieces has a bold message, packaged in such a way that’s both…
Left to right: Adam Markham, President, Clean Air-Cool Planet; Selena Ahmed, Tea and Climate Change Scientist, Tufts University; Mike Harney, Vice President, Harney & Sons; Terry Kellogg, CEO, 1% for the Planet. Eco Chick recently attended an event to celebrate the partnership of Harney & Sons, 1% for the Planet and Clean Air-Cool Planet.…