Did ALEC steal our democracy or buy it?
Mar03

Did ALEC steal our democracy or buy it?

Did ALEC steal our democracy or buy it? Have you ever wondered how many states suddenly pass similar bills to block climate change agreements, or make it tougher for people to sue large companies for personal harm, or enable the …

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“Cowspiracy” the movie, reviewed
Feb02

“Cowspiracy” the movie, reviewed

“Cowspiracy”, The Sustainability Secret” is a 91-minute documentary that blows open the connection between climate change and livestock production. Is meat almost a religion or part of being a patriotic American? Is talking about meats dark side taboo or...

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Not Just Skin Deep
Jan10

Not Just Skin Deep

We grapple daily to stay on top of elements that threaten our health and well-being. The need for equilibrium is dire. In this scenario, detoxification must take on a new dimension. Only a few years ago, the term was associated …

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Food Waste Fuels Climate Change
Dec11

Food Waste Fuels Climate Change

In the U.S., we’ve become accustomed to excess in every form. The supermarkets overflow with more calories than any one of us could ever need, the shopping malls with more clothes than any one of us will ever wear. But...

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Disappearing Beaches and the Sand Mafia
Nov09

Disappearing Beaches and the Sand Mafia

Galveston, Texas Living in a beach town, I’m pretty constantly surrounded by sand. It’s in my hair, clothes, and car after a day at the beach and also in my lectures as a graduate student. It seems like a dull...

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Unplug Yourself
Nov03

Unplug Yourself

In this day and age, it seems everyone has a technological device. Even kids as young as six years old can be seen on their iPads or tablets or smart phones, constantly updating their own Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook accounts....

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