Tag Archives: Grist

Environmental Terrorist: Now at Your Multiplex

The East came out last year and I have to admit I really liked it, it dealt with a commune of folks who were trying to bring light to individuals and corporations who cause damage by polluting and the slippery … Continue reading

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Solar wins: How sunshine will save the planet (really!)

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We’ve had some bad news this year, like wildfires, hurricanes, droughts, floods, exploding oil trains, imploding governments, and an international consensus of climate scientists affirming that the end is probably nigh: Any enviro can see these…

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All You Animal Activists: F$^ck You

So that headline isn’t mine, it’s what this insane guy says just before he shoots a horse in the head – because he wants to promote the eating of horse meat….the video is on You Tube, at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu. Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu say they know what’s wrong with the food system: local food purists. In their new book, The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile Diet, the…

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Bitter Seeds: How Monsanto has Increased Farmer Suicides in India

Here is the trailer to Bitter Seeds, what looks to be a devastating and damning investigation into the state of farming in India since the introduction of GMO seeds. One of the many things that are bad about GMO’s is … Continue reading

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Oysters vs Ocean Acidification

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An oyster farm in Washington. (Photo by Kent Wang.) The first suspects were bacteria. Something was killing the microscopic oyster larvae at the hatcheries in Washington’s Dabob Bay and in Oregon’s Netarts Bay in recent years.…

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Wendell Barry Speaks

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Cross-posted from the Chronicle of Higher Education. In a time when we’ve seen global economic crisis, societal unrest, and ecological deterioration, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) could not have picked a more potent speaker…

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