Reynard Loki is a co-founder of the Observatory, where he is the environment and animal rights editor. He is also a writing fellow at the Independent Media Institute, where he serves as the editor and chief correspondent for Earth | Food | Life.
Reynard Loki is a co-founder of the Observatory, where he is the environment and animal rights editor. He is a writing fellow at the Independent Media Institute, where he serves as the editor and chief correspondent for Earth | Food | Life. He previously served as the environment, food, and animal rights editor at AlterNet and as a reporter for Justmeans/3BL Media covering sustainability and corporate social responsibility. His work has been published by Yes! Magazine, Salon, Truthout, BillMoyers.com, Counterpunch, Independent Australia, Down to Earth, Public Seminar, Asia Times, and Pressenza, among others.
Reynard is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ), American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and MomenTech, an experimental art production studio based in New York and Prague, He volunteers with New York City Pigeon Rescue Central and talks to kids about environmental activism.
Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters, but they are rarely included in disaster and resilience planning. That must change.
Advancing a gendered disaster analysis will help to eliminate two incorrect assumptions in traditional emergency management thinking: one, that non-governmental forms of social organization, many of which are led by women, such as families and community-based groups, are ineffectual in crisis situations; and two, that during disasters women are passive victims.
Investing in an environmentally responsible way doesn’t necessarily mean a trade-off in performance.
Analyzing the performance of more than 10,000 mutual funds over the past seven years, a Morgan Stanley Institute analysis found that sustainable equity funds met or exceeded median returns of traditional equity funds during 64 percent of the time periods examined.
When it comes to connecting the environmental and business sides of sustainability, ultimately it's a numbers game
Contributing author. “Biomes and Ecosystems: An Encyclopedia” (Ipswich: Salem Press, 2013). Print. Four-volume, 1440-page academic reference encyclopedia edited by Robert Warren Howarth (Cornell University); illustrates the biology, geography, history, and ecological importance of biomes and ecosystems around the world.
WKPN's Scott Harris, host of the radio show "Counterpoint" talks to Reynard Loki, who discusses his 2022 article, “Kids Are Really Worried About the Climate Crisis,” and the IPCC report that concluded that the window to avert catastrophic climate change is quickly closing.
Reynard Loki, Editor/Environmental Reporter-Independent Media, joined Thom Hartmann to discuss the Indigenous fight against oil development in the Amazon rainforest.
Preparing for a sustainable urban future won't just help the global environment—from supporting biodiversity and public health to reducing carbon emissions and pollution—it also makes economic sense.
By reducing sprawl and creating cities that are more connected, more compact and served by efficient and easily accessible mass public transport, $3.4 trillion can be saved worldwide over a 15-year span.