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TIME Magazine “Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food”- Cry for Education

We need to accept that humans are omnivores. We were born with the biological need and capability to eat and digest animal based proteins in order for our bodies to grow and to remain healthy. As members of the society that support sustainability, it is vital that we consider all of the possible resources available to meet our biological need for food….

September 14th, 2009
Topic: Environmental News, Sustainability: Social Aspect Tags: None

Earth Day Resolutions

“Happy Earth Day from the-veg! As a response and continuation of our Walking the Walk series, I thought it would be appropriate to make some resolutions for myself regarding changes I should make within the next year to lower my ecological footprint. I figure this will not only give me a better idea of some of the weaker points in my own life style, but might provide readers with ideas for changing their lifestyles as well.”

April 22nd, 2009
Topic: Environmental News, Walking the Walk Tags: , ,

My Footprint

“While I realize that for some of you this is probably old news, but I feel that it is an important resource for any of us trying to live in a more sustainable manner (not to mention the old quiz has been changed quite a bit). Redefining Progress, a public think tank and the Center for Sustainable Economy have developed a tool called My Footprint (link here) which calculates your approximate land resource used based on travel, diet, and general living choices and conditions.”

April 20th, 2009
Topic: Environmental News, Walking the Walk Tags: , ,

Rebar Group

Today I would like to make some comments and observations about Rebar, a group that I had the opportunity to hear speak through the Texas A&M University Artists in Residence program. They are a group of several individuals from multiple different backgrounds such as landscape architecture, law, and other social sciences who have embarked on their own mission of changing or influencing what they call Doxa, or the unchallenged elements of our every day lives.

April 13th, 2009
Topic: Environmental News Tags: None