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Americans Speak Out Against Toxic Phthalates in Food

Peter Lehner | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Peter Lehner

(Shutterstock) No matter how healthy your diet, it's nearly impossible to steer clear of toxic chemicals called phthalates. These hormone-disrupting ...

Cheesed: The Toxic Story Behind Food Packaging

Peter Lehner | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Lehner

When I was a kid, processed cheese was a family camping staple. It tasted great, melted beautifully and, most importantly, didn't spoil easily. We did...

GMO Opponents File Suit to Block EPA Approved Enlist Duo Weed Killer

Jon Entine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Jon Entine

Crop biotechnology critics and non-governmental (NGO) activist groups are threatening to go to court in an attempt to block the use of Dow AgroScience's Enlist Duo herbicide weed killer. The Environmental Protection Agency announced formal approval of the herbicides on Wednesday.

Mountaintop Removal: Two Ecosexuals Fight Back Hard

Greg Archer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Greg Archer

Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of the most revered American essayists and lecturers and the man at the helm of the Transcendentalist Movement of the mid-19t...

Istanbul and Sandy: Social Justice and Earth Justice

Reverend Billy | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Reverend Billy

Today in Istanbul, the surprise Spring continues, with many thousands rising up against the abuses of Turkey's fundamentalist government. At the begi...

Are You Faking Your Fracking Knowledge? Here Are Six Good Sources

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

People across America are talking about the effect hydraulic fracturing (often called "fracking") is having on our food, water and health. But even if you don't have time to read all the reports and articles, you are probably curious about fracking, and why people are concerned.

Why Is Earth Activism So Quiet?

Reverend Billy | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Reverend Billy

The environmental movement ignores culture-making. The classic strategy for Earth activism in the West is to shadow the perpetrator of the crime. Th...

Sandy Stops Our Shopping

Reverend Billy | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Reverend Billy

Sandy stopped the things that we do that create climate change -- at least slowed down our worst habits for awhile.