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Meatless Monday: Oldways, New Vegetarian and Vegan Diet Pyramid

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Oldways' vegetarian and vegan diet pyramid aims to make a traditional vegetarian and plant-based diets less mystifying and more accessible to people accustomed to the Standard American Diet.

The Case for Seed Saving

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Saving seeds doesn't only help improve agricultural biodiversity, but helps farmers and researchers find varieties of crops that grow better in different regions, especially as the impacts of climate change become evident.

Earth Day: 13 Things Everyone Can Do in 2013

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Being aware of the environmental costs that unsustainable farming and eating practices can have on the environment, and making food choices accordingly, can help to fight climate change and protect the environment.

The Nutritional and Economic Potential of Vegetables

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

From 1975 to 1985, maize, wheat and rice production grew twice as fast as the global population. But the green revolution had little impact in sub-Saharan Africa -- the region most crippled by hunger.