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Why I am Vegetarian

I am often asked why I am vegetarian. "Religion?" "Non-violence?" "Just don't like the taste?" The questions are asked in tones varying from curiosity to incredulity. One woman, a casual acquaintance …

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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Choose Paleo Diet and Your Carbon Footprint Goes Up

Made popular in the 1970s, the Paleo Diet continues to gain followers and acceptance into mainstream America. Proponents believe it to be the healthiest diet for humans, and, according to expert-paleo…

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Is It Ethical to Be a Vegetarian?

Just this morning, before sending my child off to school, I read him a chapter of a children’s book called E is for Environment – a sort of ethical and environmental primer for young minds (otherwise …

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Where’s the Beef?

After the long journey from California to my hometown just outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Christmas, it was a welcome treat to get the most Midwestern of welcomes from my mother. A hug, a beer, a…

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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Five Million Pounds of Meat Can’t Be Wrong, or Can It?

The truly shocking thing about the latest and exceptionally massive recall involving Huntington Meat Packing Inc. out of California (read the details here) is not the fact that more than five million …

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