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Our Christmas Turkeys, Eaten with a Grain of Shame

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While few of us are ready to give up the Christmas turkey, as environmentalists we’re going to have to admit that most of us, who will consume 40-million of these birds  in the U.S. this season, are not choosing a Christmas dinner that’s in the best interests of the planet. We’re not talking to... Read More...

Methane: the Closet Greenhouse Gas

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It is flatulated, it is belched, it emanates from excrement and urine, and there is an awful lot of it being produced every day by over six billion humans and about as many farm animals – not counting fowl. While the world is pointing its wavering finger at carbon dioxide as the chief culprit,... Read More...

How To Wage War On Food Waste

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This very personal article on wasted food in the NRDC journal, On Earth, nails a serious American failing: squandering 40% of what we grow, wasting precious water & resources to feed our landfills. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.