Issues | Serena Renner

Issues

Coal ports off the Great Barrier Reef; reforestation efforts in Ecuadorian cloud forests; and dispatches from Occupy Oakland—here are stories about environmental, social, and political challenges and the way people are working to solve them.

 

 

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Coal ports deal latest blows to Australia’s Great Barrier ReefReef Madness (Nov/Dec 2014)

Dumping and dredging for new coal ports are the latest blows to Australia’s natural treasure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a timeHe Who Gives a Crap (November 2014)

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a time

 

 

 


 

 

 

UCSD visual arts professor and architect Teddy Cruz mines Tijuana shantytowns to propose new options for affordable housing in the United StatesLearning from Tijuana (January 2009)

UCSD visual arts professor and architect Teddy Cruz mines Tijuana shantytowns to propose new options for affordable housing in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

An eco-voyage through Ecuador reveals how locals and tourists can work with nature—to the benefit of all Fantastic Voyage (Jan/Feb 2013)

An eco-voyage through Ecuador reveals how locals and tourists can work with nature—to the benefit of all

 

 

 

A longtime activist explains why he decided to get involved with the Occupy movement in Oakland, CaliforniaQ&A with Allan Brill (Jan/Feb 2012)

A longtime activist explains why he decided to get involved with the Occupy movement in Oakland, California

 

 

 

People are getting back to groups—from hobby clubs to political protests—changing communities in the processThe Power of Strangers (Oct/Nov 2011)

People are getting back to groups—from hobby clubs to political protests—changing communities in the process

 

 

 

A sweeping neighborhood revitalization is paving a new future for Watts, Los AngelesA New Legacy for Watts (April 2010)

A sweeping neighborhood revitalization is paving a new future for Watts, Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the East Bay environmental leaders who prove that individual choices and community efforts make a differenceFrom Micro to Macro (April 2011)

Meet the East Bay environmental leaders who prove that individual choices and community efforts make a difference

 

 

 

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Degraded facilities and strained budgets keep fresh-cooked meals out of Santa Cruz County school cafeteriasWhere’s the Kitchen Sink? (Sept 2009)

Degraded facilities and strained budgets keep fresh-cooked meals out of Santa Cruz County school cafeterias