Written for the general public as well as policymakers, 'No Planet B' is a warning about that shift in balance from nature to an unwise dominant species—selfish, greedy and led by fools. Read more


As a water resource manager, dog lover and bird hunter, Ken M. Blomberg has written a book that is partly a guide to where to hunt as well as a reflection on the sport. Read more


In Walking Home Ground, Robert Root collects his reflections on following the paths of a trio of Wisconsin naturalists, John Muir, Aldo Leopold and August Derleth, for an acutely aware tour of several corners of Wisconsin. Read more



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Rock The Green’s organizers put as much thought into the fan experience as they did their environmental footprint. Read more

Concert Reviews

Dear EarthTalk, can I throw my old disposable batteries in the trash or is there a way torecycle them? - Jennifer Brandstrom, Chicago, IL Truth be told, those oldused up disposable alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, etc.) aren’t thee.. Read more

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Jens Jensen was a landscape architect who implemented his aesthetic wherever he could, from the grounds of Henry Ford’s estate to the public parks of Chicago. He probably had more sympathy with the latter project. As shown in this collectio... Read more


The hit Broadway musical Wicked whizzes into town this week, and brings with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other backstage support. Read more

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