On May 4, several environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling for an end to the regulatory exemption it carved out in the late 1980s for the oil and gas industry with regards to how it handles industrial waste.
There was a time when a shopper seeking pastured eggs needed to drive across town to a farmers market or -- heaven forbid -- drive out of town to visit an actual farm. No longer. Eggs from hens raised on pasture are increasingly available at major supermarkets across the country.
He might have looked endearing like a real-life Garfield, but an overweight cat isn't a healthy cat. Obesity in cats is associated with all sorts of health problems, including kidney disease, cancer and diabetes.
There has been a lot of talk about climate change and global warming. But no matter which side of the debate you're on we can all agree that trying harder to go green is a good thing to do.
With the new methane standards announced by President Obama in the middle of May, the U.S. moves further towards regulating the largely unchecked natural gas industry.
It saddens me that in the 21st century, with all our knowledge and power, we are hearing more and more stories of possible extinctions due to people's choice. We are responsible for our choices and the only ones capable of changing our future.
Every young girl who has owned a horse will tell you that horses are steadfast guardians of secrets whispered into necks and manes.
Sea World will no longer breed killer whales; Armani discontinued its use of fur; Petco and PetSmart offer shelter dogs and no longer support puppy mills; Ringling Brothers has ended their use of elephants. The world is becoming a better place for animals.
They're calling it a glyphosate "revolution." Consumers around the world are waking up to the fact that they're living in a world awash in the weed-killing pesticide known as glyphosate. And they don't like it one bit.
The University of Miami's comprehensive exercise provides a template for environmental protection. Should elected officials fail to lead, why not have academia step into the breach and through well-publicized research, embarrass dawdling politicians to get off their duff? Hopefully, that is just what will happen as a consequence of the University of Miami's report.
As a former soldier, as well as a father and husband of other soldiers, there is much I appreciate about the military. But, perhaps one of the things I appreciate about it most, recently, is its commitment to leading the way on energy efficiency, and combatting climate change.
All of the environmental destruction, climate change, and pollution are not only problematic in their own right, but they're actually making food production more difficult and unpredictable.