{News and Views} – Surviving Disaster

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In the last few weeks, my morning ritual of coffee and feed reader has become something I face with trepidation. Earthquake, revolution, flooding, police crackdown, nuclear meltdown, war: It’s heartbreaking and scary and frustrating. People across the globe have come together to donate time, money and aid where it is possible and this is a [...]

The Guerilla Garden Ninjas City Co-op – An Urban Farm in Los Angeles

 Recently I put a call out to team members for interesting Green news happenings in their local community and the response was great!  One story impressed and inspired me so much I knew it had to be shared with the team.  I spent some time talking with our very own Juanita Rivas-Raymer about the concept [...]

{News and Views} Monsanto's Dangerous Contract with Farmers

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Genetically Modified Organisms and Monsanto are not new topics for this blog”s readers. Most of us already know about the safety concerns, the risks of , the killer weeds being created, the lawsuits filed against farmers, their questionable relationship with government agencies set to regulate them, and the general difficulty of finding true independent studies [...]

The Spirit of the Season

 I hope everyone forgives me this little deviation from the usual News and Views posting format and indulges me in a story that I feel must be told! If you’re anything like me you ate way too much on Christmas Day (for those who celebrate of course) and can barely move to protest anyway, which, [...]

Recycling — The Difference Between the Numbers

 Recycling has been around forever it seems and it is the one planet friendly activity that most all of us complete on a regular basis. With scheduled pickups in most areas, or large drop off locations in others, even people who don’t consider themselves Green have the chance to make a positive environmental impact on [...]