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UK: First Green MP - vegetarian

Telegraph.co.uk | via IVU | May 7, 10 at 10:17 AM

UK: First Green MP - vegetarian

General Election 2010: first Green MP hails victory for 'the politics of hope'The leader of the Greens, Caroline Lucas, thanked voters for "putting the politics of hope above the politics of fear" as she was elected to become her party's...

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U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

washingtonpost.com | May 7, 10 at 08:04 AM

Read More: Cancer, chemicals, environmental, pollution

U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

An expert panel that advises the president on cancer said Thursday that Americans are facing "grievous harm" from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored. The President's Cancer Panel called for a new...

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Our World Is In Peril. How Do You Cope? - John Robbins

May 5, 10 at 11:30 AM

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Our World Is In Peril.  How Do You Cope? - John Robbins

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-robbins/our-world-is-in-peril-how_b_563185.html...

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'Green' exercise quickly 'boosts mental health'

bbc.co.uk | May 4, 10 at 04:34 PM

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'Green' exercise quickly 'boosts mental health'

Just five minutes of exercise in a "green space" such as a park can boost mental health, researchers claim. There is growing evidence that combining activities such as walking or cycling with nature boosts well-being. In the latest analysis, UK...

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Marie Celeste Syndrome Wipes Out a Third of US Bee Population (Again)

guardian.co.uk | Alison Benjamin, The Observer | May 2, 10 at 08:37 AM

Read More: Agriculture, bee, Colony collapse disorder, Marie Celeste Syndrome, pesticide

Marie Celeste Syndrome Wipes Out a Third of US Bee Population (Again)

Disturbing evidence that honeybees are in terminal decline has emerged from the United States where, for the fourth year in a row, more than a third of colonies have failed to survive the winter. The decline of the country's estimated...

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Cattle Feed A Major Source of Ozone Pollution

nytimes.com | SINDYA N. BHANOO | May 1, 10 at 07:03 AM

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Cattle Feed A Major Source of Ozone Pollution

The smog in California's San Joaquin Valley has puzzled scientists for years. Even though the region is largely rural and agricultural, its smog levels exceed those of densely populated cities like Los Angeles. Some have speculated that animal waste or...

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Report: Most Americans still live in unclean air

yahoo.com | April 29, 10 at 07:11 AM

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Report: Most Americans still live in unclean air

Six in 10 Americans -- about 175 million people -- are living in places where air pollution often reaches dangerous levels, despite progress in reducing particle pollution, the American Lung Association said in a report released Wednesday. The Los Angeles...

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Hazardous toxic chemicals may be commonplace in your home - here are alternatives

consumerreportshealth.org | April 27, 10 at 06:40 PM

Read More: consumer reports, toxic cleaning, Volatile organic compound

Hazardous toxic chemicals may be commonplace in your home - here are alternatives

Everyday products can expose you to potentially hazardous chemicals, some of which can accumulate in your body. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have now detected 212 of those chemicals in the blood or urine of...

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Junk food turns rats into addicts

sciencenews.org | Laura Sanders | April 23, 10 at 07:59 AM

Read More: addiction, junk food

Junk food turns rats into addicts

Editor's Note: Why use rats to prove what is so evident at every fast food corner? Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler maintains in his new boo, The End of Overeating, that there is an "addiction model" for salty, sweet,and fatty...

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What's the best diet if you want to save the earth?

youtube.com | April 22, 10 at 10:30 PM

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What's the best diet if you want to save the earth?

EarthSave founder John Robbins talks about the best diet. Scroll down for video.       Donate to EarthSave International Purchase a copy of Processed People documentary  ...

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PBS Show on Origins of Earth Day (VIDEO)

pbs.org | April 22, 10 at 08:30 AM

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PBS Show on Origins of Earth Day (VIDEO)

VegSource gives our highest rating for this excellent PBS documentary about the origins of Earth Day. The show in its entirety can be watched on the PBS website, it is well worth the time. Click here: http://video.pbs.org/video/1463378089#...

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Earth Day Special: Meat is not Green -- John Robbins

goodtimesantacruz.com | Elizabeth Limbach | April 17, 10 at 10:20 AM

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Earth Day Special: Meat is not Green -- John Robbins

Editor's Note: Over 20 years ago John Robbins wrote a groundbreaking book that made the connection between diet and environmental devastation. That book was called Diet for a New America -- a book that grows more relevant with each passing...

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Save the Planet: Eat Peanut Butter and Jelly

theatlantic.com | April 1, 10 at 10:55 AM

Read More: global warming, peanut butter

Save the Planet: Eat Peanut Butter and Jelly

Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm recently declared March 20, 2010, "Michigan Meatout Day." In an aggressive "proclamation," she recited the myriad health benefits of a plant-based diet. It protects us from salmonella and E. coli O. 157. It reduces the risk...

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Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

washingtonpost.com | David A. Fahrenthold | March 4, 10 at 08:13 AM

Read More: Greenhouse gas, manure, methane, pollution

Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

Nearly 40 years after the first Earth Day, this is irony: The United States has reduced the manmade pollutants that left its waterways dead, discolored and occasionally flammable. But now, it has managed to smother the same waters with the...

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The Breathtaking Effects Of Cutting Back On Meat

huffpost.com | Kathy Freston | March 2, 10 at 06:43 AM

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The Breathtaking Effects Of Cutting Back On Meat

I've written extensively on the consequences of eating meat - on our health, our sense of "right living", and on the environment. It is one of those daily practices that has such a broad and deep effect that I think...

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Going Veg Bad for the Planet? Quite the Reverse

newmatilda.com | Anna Greer | February 22, 10 at 09:18 AM

Read More: animal products, global warming

Going Veg Bad for the Planet? Quite the Reverse

Shock: Last week's headlines about vegetarians being bad for the planet turn out to be completely distorted. Anna Greer looks at how hard the media had to work to get it so deliberately wrong Conservative media around the world flipped...

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Monsanto 'faked' data for approvals claims its ex-chief

indiatoday.intoday.in | February 20, 10 at 07:14 AM

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Monsanto 'faked' data for approvals claims its ex-chief

The debate on genetically modified (GM) brinjal variety continues to generate heat. Former managing director of Monsanto India, Tiruvadi Jagadisan, is the latest to join the critics of Bt brinjal, perhaps the first industry insider to do so. Jagadisan, who...

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11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

nytimes.com | February 19, 10 at 04:38 AM

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11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

ULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Motivated by greed, several Arkansas poultrycompanies cut corners when getting rid of thousands of tons of wasteand allowed it to pollute a sensitive watershed, an attorney for thestate argued Thursday.But the 11 companies accused of poisoning...

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Paul McCartney promoting Meat Free Mondays to EU

Daelyn Fortney | December 3, 09 at 11:34 AM

Paul McCartney promoting Meat Free Mondays to EU

Paul McCartney spoke at the European Parliament's hearing on Global Warming and Food Policy promoting his Meat Free Mondays campaign which encourages people to try one meatless day per week. McCartney, a long time vegetarian, believes that "less meat equal...

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Becoming vegetarian will help save the planet

NYDAILYNEWS.COM | Rosemary Black | December 1, 09 at 01:26 PM

Read More: environment, global warming, vegan, vegetarian

Becoming vegetarian will help save the planet

Here's a reason to be a vegetarian or, at least, a semi-veggie: Trimming your meat consumption by 30% would benefit you and the rest of the planet, according to research reported by Reuters. The most meat-loving nations would have healthier...

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