cowspiracy the movie optimizedCowspiracy is a 91-minute, Indiegogo-funded documentary on climate change and its secret largest contributor, the meat/GMO feed industry.

Who knew that the meat industry/GMO feed industry is the leading contributor to climate change by a long shot? Why are we not hearing messaging to that effect? So, changing my light bulbs and driving less don’t have as much of an impact as shifting my diet does. Why are we not seeing this on billboards or at the UN Climate Change Summit?

I think this movie is a confronting look at climate change, my personal life and also a very inspiring message…I can make a difference, several times a day, and that’s huge.

No one was having the ‘meat is causing climate change’ conversation, and it is time!

However, in the last portion of the movie, it veers from climate change movie to vegan anthem by showcasing the shortcomings of pasture-grassed animals (meat/dairy) in helping feed a growing planet. With that said, I highly recommend this movie for viewing. It is well-done work and a very competent display of information. It builds as it goes, and drew me into the issue.

Advice for the directors and those hosting public showings: Let’s stay progressive and not alienate those who are part of the shift forward. Arguably going vegan for many will be a transition not a decision. Climate change isn’t about ‘me,’ it’s about all of us and staying inclusive on this road will be vital! Relaying that message at the end of the movie will welcome the masses to change. Also a 60-minute public-showing version would be great. If we could get it free, we can go viral. showings have sold out all over our country. It’s time, and I am glad to see it. View the Cowspiracy trailer at Then find out how to host a screening in your community by visiting



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Frugal Science: The Foldscope Microscope

September 15, 2014

Can you make a completely functional microscope for less than one dollar? The answer is yes, and Prakash Lab at Stanford University has made one called the Foldscope. Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, developed the Foldscope to detect blood-borne diseases such as malaria, giardiasis, and West Nile virus in developing […]

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All We Are Saying

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Bats in the Belfry? If you find them there, please don’t disturb them!

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Pick My Solar

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In California, Max Aram and Chris Blevins are two young men who are committed to finding solutions to the energy crisis with their start-up company,, an online marketplace where solar providers bid against each other on residential installations, reducing cost to homeowners by twenty-five to thirty percent. The company has grown by word of […]

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Robin Williams

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The mainstream news keep reporting that Robin Williams died suddenly. He did not! He committed suicide. Until we can face this, we will continue to ignore the pain of those who find that we appreciate them only for our own entertainment and do not wish to know about their own deep suffering.We MUST change this! […]

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Stella’s Best: Vegan Ice Cream

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“One of my best friends became a vegan and was like, ‘What do you do for ice cream?’, so I started making vegan ice cream for him, and it became a business.” -Catherine, Founder and Owner of Stella’s Best Catherine wanted to make a decadent dessert that was accessible to everybody, not just vegans. She […]

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“PAY 2 PLAY” Green Carpet Premiere & Community Discussion

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WeVu and Green Lifestyles Network present the green carpet premiere of “PAY 2 PLAY“, a film about the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do to take our power back – featuring Robert Reich, Marianne Williamson, Noam Chomsky, Van Jones, John Nichols, Thom Hartmann and many others.  PAY 2 PLAY follows filmmaker John Ennis’ quest to […]

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Latin American Assimilation in the United States

June 17, 2014

For the past few presidential elections, border control has been a constant discussion. Regardless of the restrictions that the government implements on both legal and illegal immigrants, it seems inevitable that the country is becoming increasingly assimilated with Latin American culture. The fact is that Latin Americans are incorporating themselves into the mainstream of culture, […]

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June 8, 2014

“The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day.” -Hippocrates One of the most controversial discussions our nation is having today has to do with health care. It’s a main source of polarization in the country, and rightfully so as it affects everyone. It’s an exhausting conversation. The truth […]

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