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Blog/News (September 21, 2017) Halloween is one of those holidays that most kids can’t wait for and most parents loathe due to the high amount of unhealthy sugary candy. Many of the go-to candy brands are also loaded with genetically engineered (GE or GMO) ingredients. This year…

Blog/News (September 20, 2017) On September 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first public meeting of Commissioners in months. Activists from around the country who oppose FERC's rubber stamping of pipelines, were there to greet them, and let them know…
pipeline, dirty energy, fracking
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Blog/News (September 18, 2017) by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are pollinated entirely or in part by bees. Some of these…

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Blog/News (September 18, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DSODl2vjoQ by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are…

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Blog/News (September 7, 2017) Originally published by Sustainable Pulse¬† Written by Sustainable Pulse August 30, 2017 High exposure to pesticides as a result of living near farmers‚Äô fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with ‚Äúabnormalities‚ÄĚ by about 9 per‚Ķ

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Blog/News (September 7, 2017) Originally posted by The Independent  Written by Lisa Baertlein August 24, 2017 McDonald's on Wednesday said that it would begin curbing the use of the high value human antibiotics in its global chicken supply in 2018, as the fast-food giant joins a…

Blog/News (September 7, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series.  This…
social justice, immigrants, green economy
Blog/News (September 1, 2017) Plastic pervades all aspects of our lives ‚Äď from the wrapping on the food we eat to the microfibers that wash out of the clothes we wear.¬†We are producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year and more than 8 million tons end up in the ocean‚Ķ
green business, sustainable packaging, sustainable business
Blog/News (September 1, 2017) Congratulations to our Spring 2017 winners of¬†Green America‚Äės¬†People and Planet Award. This competitive award examined leading businesses that build green gardens in and for their communities. Winners receive a $5,000 prize to help support their‚Ķ
People and Planet Award, green business
Blog/News (August 31, 2017) On August 1, the Environmental Protection Agency was sued by 15 states and the District of Columbia after their attempt to delay enforcement of Obama Administration ozone pollution standards. Environmental groups also filed their own lawsuits…