by guest blogger Gillian Francella, multimedia journalist and newly converted vegan/vegetarian It seems like a scenario that would play out on Spongebob Squarepants: Spongebob needs a pair of running shoes, so he goes to the store and grabs a new pair of algae kicks complete with green soles and the latest lightweight, no-tear technology. But […]
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How Yoga Mats Made from Algae Could Help Save the Planet
5 Reasons We DON’T Need More Oil Pipelines
by Emily Main. It’s a topic that’s nearly yawn-worthy, environmentalists spouting their rage at an oil company trying to build a pipeline. Big deal, right? We all want lower gas prices, and more oil means cheaper gas. Except that’s not the way the world works anymore, and there really is a serious threat to our food and water from a pipeline, the fate of which is expected to be decided this summer.
BP Oil Spill Denial: What Will It Take to Get Us to Change?
More than a month after BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the oil continues to flow from the Gulf of Mexico to pollute the shores of America’s once-beautiful coastlines. The other week I saw a report put out by the University of Adelaide Environmental Institute that ranked countries around the world by their environmental impact. They […]
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now
Drawing on findings from leading health researchers as well as conversations with both chemical and organic farmers from coast to coast, Maria Rodale irrefutably outlines the unacceptably high cost of chemical farming on our health and our environment.Order Now