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The Truth About the Clothes We Wear: How Fashion Impacts Health and the Environment

Beth Greer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Beth Greer

Most of the clothes we wear (unless they are labeled "Fair Trade" or "Organic") contain some pretty toxic additives. For example, conventionally grown cotton uses more insecticides than any other single crop.

The Importance of Being Basque

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

There is a very proud land and people that live and work and grow and eat on the green hills that straddle Spain and France and the Bay of Biscay.

"The Awakening That's Happening": Local, Sustainable Food

Beverly Bell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 18 of the Harvesting Justice series   "People are realizing that we can't rely on the industrial food system much...

WARNING: Spanish Food Road Trip Will Cause Hunger

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Jamon, squid ink, anchovies, chorizo, wine, cheese... Spain is really one of the great culinary countries of the world.

The Need for 100 New Buffetts, Rockefellers, and Gates'

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Erik Rasmussen

This meeting could signal a new beginning. Currently, the future of the world is stuck in no man's land -- who has the responsibility to find the necessary solutions to the world's growing challenges?

Top 5 Green Gifts for Mother's Day

Terry Tamminen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Terry Tamminen

Yes, it will take a very special gift to really say "I love you, mom" to our Mother Earth. Here are the top 5 green Mother's Day gifts that our favorite planet has recently received and which may provide you a few shopping ideas for the other moms in your life.

The Business of Teaching Yoga

Ira Israel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Yoga Teachers will sink or swim together. The sooner we figure out a sustainable win-win business model regarding how to freely share the benefits of this rich tradition, the sooner we will all prosper. Ommmmmmmmmmm.

Life After the Tsunami: Still Loving the Sea

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In 2004, the Tsunami that hit Sri Lanka killed eight members of this small fishing family. Yet today they still fish, because they have to do it to survive.

Time to Recognize the Rights of Nature

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."

Coconut: Nose to Tail

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.16.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In Sri Lanka, the coconut is, in a sense, a source of life.

Earth Day Style: Eco-Friendly Alex and Ani's Positive Energy Accessories

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 11.20.2013 | Style
Laura Rossi Totten

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Alex and Ani's Lifestyle Editor, Corporate Historian and co-author Cyd McKenna about fashion, the environment and how Alex and Ani's mission to impact fashion and so much more is a message we can all relate to on Earth Day and every day.

From the City of Reciprocity, Judy Wick's Classic Memoir: Good Morning, Beautiful Business

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

Judy Wicks movingly describes her pathway to success as a businesswoman through collaboration, not competition, through responding immediately to cries of need once understood and by clarifying over and again her mission to serve.

What Is Sri Lankan Food Anyway?

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

If you are like me, you are curious about Sri Lanka. It's a far off land with golden beaches and a cuisine centered around the coconut.

As Sharks Approach Fin-ish Line at CITES, China and Japan Hope to Sink Them

Carl Safina | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

If one third of the delegates vote to reopen the debate, the shark proposal could go belly-up. Why might that happen?

The Best Food Delivery Service In The World

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.11.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Each day in Mumbai, 4,000 men in white outfits and matching hats transport 175,000 lunches across the big city.

Peak What? Ask Barbie and Mickey Mouse

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

There are a lot of disagreements about whether we have reached peak oil or when the downhill slope will hit a point that brings a significant percentage of our vehicles to a grinding halt, but the concept has made scientists and policy makers ask the question: What other critical resources may be peaking?

Don't Take Your Cup of Coffee for Granted

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Daniel Klein

This summer I had the good fortune of taking a trip with a team of Equal Exchange employees to Bahuaja-Sonene Naitonal Park and the coffee growing towns that surround this protected area. Watch these videos to see what goes into each cup of coffee you drink.

WATCH: India Food Porn

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

With so much beauty and filth, food and poverty, happiness and stress, India is an overwhelming (and wonderful) place to film

We Must Lead It

Terry Tamminen | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

In his inaugural address this week, President Obama committed us to get back to work on the challenge of a sustainable energy future. But will this reignite the debate on climate change or have three widely publicized stories already done that for us?

WATCH: The New Organic China

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.17.2013 | Food
Daniel Klein

Her entrepreneurship, delicious food and ethical and inspiring way of life could lead to a new food movement in China.

China's Rooftop Farms

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.06.2013 | Food
Daniel Klein

As a series we've covered a number of urban farms, it's a subject that's near and dear to our hearts as urbanites. Farms in the city, and particularl...

The Most Beautiful Farm On Earth

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.18.2013 | Food
Daniel Klein

One of the most beautiful places on earth, the rice terraces of Yuanyang, are a site to behold.

Chinese Food Porn Adventure

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.09.2013 | Food
Daniel Klein

Before we left, everyone had something to say about China. Most of them were wrong.

Bluefin Tuna Stocks Recovering, But Quotas Still Kept Low

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Food

AGADIR, Morocco -- The international organization of fishing countries has decided to follow the scientific recommendations and maintain strict quotas...

Sustainable Bluefin Tuna?

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.26.2013 | Food
Daniel Klein

When we decided to make a video about farmed Bluefin tuna, it was with trepidation.