The environmental costs of a Thanksgiving meal

It’s easy to romanticize the 1621 coming-together of the Wampanoag tribe with the struggling European settlers, which many people now view as the original Thanksgiving. From an environmental perspective, the nostalgic urge is stronger still. The carbon footprint of the first Thanksgiving meal was approximately zero. Seventeenth-century farmers grew food, ate food and used those calories to grow more food. […]

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H.R. 933 GMO Bill Signed Into Law

H.R. 933 GMO Bill Signed Into Law

On March 26th, 2013, United States President Barack Obama signed the H.R. 933 GMO bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation. Pres. Obama inked his name to H.R. 933, a continuing resolution spending bill approved in Congress days earlier. Buried 78 pages within the bill exists a provision […]

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