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L.A.'s Drought Response: An Open Letter to Mayor Garcetti and the Office of Sustainability

Lisa Novick | Posted 11.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

We must respond to the urgency of drought and loss of biodiversity, and we must promote landscaping that feeds either people or wildlife. We don't have the water or the time to waste on anything else.

The Best Animal-Free Fertilizers For Your Garden

Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

By Networx's Sayward Rebhal: Did you know that many of the traditional organic fertilizers, for hobby home gardeners, for professional landscapers ...

A Dozen Threats to Your Water on the 38th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Pollution prevention, efficiency, conservation, reuse, doing things locally and in a distributed and decentralized manner are all core principles for moving forward with water and other natural resources.

Bidding War for Potash of Saskatchewan?

Michael de Portu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael de Portu

If laptops and automobiles could be priced like fertilizer, and withdrawn from the market whenever buyers balk, think about how much better those companies would be doing today.

Manifest Destiny: Our Land, Our Bodies

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

As you might remember from grade-school American history, Manifest Destiny was the 19th-century U.S. claim that its settlers were divinely ordained to...

How Green is Your Palm Oil?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Used in everything from cookies to lipstick, palm oil is now common ingredient in many everyday items. Unfortunately, its popularity has led to extensive destruction of tropical rainforests.

Mr. Smith Plays the Farm Card

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

Right from the start, Mr. Smith works hard to make "good food" advocates out to be a powerful force hellbent on destroying our abundant food system.

Green Edge 8 - Saving Lives on Farms in Latin America - Cultivar

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

The safety of U.S. food depends starts with the farms where our food is grown. Last month, congressional hearings on America's largest salmonella outb...