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About the Journal

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Our quarterly magazine combines investigative journalism and thought-provoking essays that make the subtle but profound connections between the environment and other contemporary issues.

Our mix of hard-hitting exposés and inspiring stories of grassroots movements for sustainability has won us numerous awards through the years. We have won a half dozen Project Censored Awards for uncovering stories ignored by larger media outlets. On three occasions, Utne Reader has recognized the Journal for top environmental coverage, most recently in 2007, when the Utne editors wrote: “The environment is surely the biggest news story of our day, and we're glad Earth Island Journal is on it.”

The Journal’s unique brand of environmental journalism is a key resource for anyone eager to help protect our shared planet.

We hope you’ll become a subscriber today.

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For $15 you can get four issues of the magazine, a 50 percent savings off the newsstand rate.

Contribute to our Green Journalism Fund

With media consolidation and newspaper retrenchment shrinking the ranks of professional news-gatherers, our unique brand of environmental journalism is more important than ever. By making a donation of any size to the Earth Island Green Journalism Fund you will be supporting our style of inspirational journalism.

Change of Address Requests

If you are a current Journal subscriber and have recently moved, please contact Kim Picone to share your new mailing address with us.

Where to Buy the Journal

Find out where to buy the Earth Island Journal in your area by browsing our state-by-state retailer directory.

Advertising Information

Earth Island Journal accepts ads in both its print and online outlets. Click here for information about our audience and advertising rates and specifications.

Writers’ Guidelines

Interested in writing for the Journal? We’re always looking for smart, well-reported stories that connect environmental issues with broader societal concerns. Click here for guidelines.

Contact the Journal

Give us your feedback, update your subscription mailing information, or pose a question to us through our online feedback form. We want to hear from you!


Earth Island Journal partners with some of the best newspapers, magazines, and websites out there to both share our reporting and provide our readers with comprehensive coverage of environmental issues. Click here to see who we’ve partnered with and find out more about becoming a partner of Earth Island Journal.


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