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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’ fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with “abnormalities” by about 9…

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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…

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 – 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…
green business, sustainable packaging, sustainable business
Blog/News (September 1, 2017) Congratulations to our Spring 2017 winners of Green America‘s 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…

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…

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Blog/News (August 31, 2017) Thank you for joining thousands of people coast-to-coast to swarm Kroger stores the weeks surrounding Labor Day (August 26 – September 10) to urge Kroger to stop selling food grown with bee-killing pesticides. We need your help to turn up the heat…

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Blog/News (August 31, 2017) It is great to see more clean products popping up on grocery store shelves. But many companies are making bold claims and not necessarily backing them up. A popular new protein bar, RXBAR, markets itself based on its bold claim that its product is…

Blog/News (August 30, 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. We want…
recycled paper, clean energy, social justice
Blog/News (August 28, 2017) Scott Pruitt’s EPA is taking aim at yet another Obama-era policy - the Clean Water Rule of 2015. This rule addressed the term "waters of the United States" as used in 1972’s Clean Water Act, and broadened the definition to include rivers, streams,…
water pollution, EPA
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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Hannah Lownsbrough 8/23/17 It’s the worst corporate merger you’ve probably never heard of, and one that could spell disaster for our global farming system. Bayer recently started the clock for the European…

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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Alice Ross 8/22/17 A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory. Paraquat, a pesticide so lethal that a single sip can be fatal, has…

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Blog/News (August 24, 2017) Originally published by Politico By Simon Marks 8/17/17 Monsanto is on the attack. In its fight to keep its blockbuster weedkiller glyphosate on the European market, the American agrichemical giant has spent the last six months fighting accusations…

Blog/News (August 22, 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. We want…
energy efficiency, anti-racism, recycled paper, Smithsonian
Blog/News (August 22, 2017) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, Climate
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Blog/News (August 17, 2017) Originally published by Fox News October 15, 2013 If you’ve ever been unable to stop yourself from eating too many Oreo cookies it may not be your fault--a new college study says one of America’s favorite desserts is just as addictive as drugs in…

Blog/News (August 17, 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…
Black Lives Matter, activism, tolerance
Blog/News (August 16, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…

Blog/News (August 13, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…
economic power, community
Blog/News (August 11, 2017) On Monday, three of the corporate members of President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council dropped out of the Council after the president failed to promptly condemn the neo-Nazis and fascists for their conduct in Charlottesville.  Merck CEO…
racism, social justice