OnEarth's executive editor has reported from five continents, chronicling civil war in Central America, the democracy movement in China, and climate change in countries from Bangladesh to Peru. His most recent book, Empire of Shadows, is about the 19th century exploration of Yellowstone and was published in March 2012. Buy it here.
Stories by George Black
December 3, 2013
A man reflects on growing up without a car, a trend that's gaining popularity with today's youth.
September 25, 2013
Love the underdog? Well, get this: people around the globe are going up against Big Oil and Big Mining—and winning.
September 10, 2013
The Tata Nano's plan to market the cheapest car in the world to India's urban poor went up in flames. Now the little car that couldn't is coming to the U.S.—and going upscale.
July 25, 2013
Millions of Bangladeshis are on the run from climate change. For the young women among them, the troubled garment industry may be their only hope.
June 17, 2013
What makes a city great? By defying an authoritarian leader and facing water cannons and tear gas, Turks show that even the smallest piece of nature is worth fighting for.
June 12, 2013
June 12, 2013
May 28, 2013
March 13, 2013
January 23, 2013
For good environmental reporting these days, sometimes you have to look in the most unlikely of places.
January 11, 2013
December 19, 2012
December 14, 2012