Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

  1. Summer at SEHN


    SEHN Networker Volume 20 (7) Summer 2015 A brief note from the editor “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James   Dear Friends, As the nights get a little longer, we say goodbye to summer and hello to an exciting fall….Read More →

  2. New! Kaitlin and Carolyn’s “The New Ecofeminism” article in On The Commons Magazine


    “Like toxic waste, injustice accumulates over time — especially when we try to bury it…” SEHN’s Kaitlin Butler and Carolyn Raffensperger write about the new ecofeminism emerging, predicated on a new ethic: responsibility. Read the full article.

  3. Deny the Bakken Pipeline!


    For immediate release: 07.23.2015 Contacts: (SD) Matthew West of Dakota Rural Action, mwest AT dakotarural DOT org, 605 212 6088 (IA) Nathan Malachowski of Iowa CCI, nathan AT iowacci DOT org, 515 282 0484 (IL) Tabitha Tripp of Shawnee Forest Sentinels, saveILwater AT gmail DOT com, 618 697 1183   Bakken Pipeline Fighters call for…Read More →

  4. Preparing the Harvest: an update on the work of the Women’s Congress


    Anger that is motivated by compassion or a desire to correct social injustice, and does not seek to harm the other person, is a good anger that is worth having. – His Holiness, the Dalai Lama Dear Friend of the Women’s Congress for Future Generations,   After a winter of fermentation and a springtime of…Read More →

  5. Civic Innovation: Realigning the Law with Justice (May 2015 Networker)


    SEHN Networker Volume 20 (5) May, 2015 Civic Innovation: Realigning the Law with Justice   Walking the property line: eminent domain and the U.S. oil and gas rush      Editor’s note: Some of the first stories my parents read to me were Beatrix Potter’s fables. Did you know that several of Potter’s tales originated from letters or oral…Read More →