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In the News: Obama Proposes Drilling Off the Atlantic Coast, Diet of Ocean-Raised Fish, What’s Food Waste Got to Do with Climate Change?, What Plants Eat

The Obama Administration has Proposed to Allow Drilling in the Atlantic Coast. At first, I thought I was reading it wrong, because there is no way our President, the one who wants to leave a green environmental legacy, would allow … Read More

In the News: Leaking Pipeline, Cost of Meat

Oil Leak Threatens Yellowstone River This week an official decision will go out regarding the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.  The news this weekend demonstrates the dangers involved in supporting this project. In Glendive, Montana, A pipeline transporting crude … Read More

In the News: Treatment of Depression, Dangers of Tanning, Banning Plastic Foam

You Have Depression . . . Now What? Until recently, many experts thought that a clinician could pick any antidepressant or type of psychotherapy at random because, with a few clinical exceptions, there was little evidence to favor one treatment … Read More

In the News: Resolutions for a Healthier Planet, Breathe Life into Efforts Against Climate Change

A Green Life inspired by the Sierra Club Happy New Year everyone.  Here’s a list of 15 resolutions you can adopt to help yourself and the planet. 1.  Keep the TV Off — conserve electricity, and more importantly, get outside! … Read More

In the News: Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

 According to Science, Fracking is Unsafe: “I am not a scientist,” states Governor Andrew Cuomo. “I’m not an environmental expert. I’m not a health expert. I’m a lawyer. I’m not a doctor. I’m not an environmentalist. I’m not a scientist. … Read More

In the News: Shop at Your Local Farmer’s Market, No Update to New Dietary Guidelines, Healthy Soil Vital to Life on Earth, Corporations Once Again Rule School Cafeterias

Just because the snow has started . . . Fresh food is not lost.  Find your local Winter Farmer’s Market.  Continue supporting local farms.  Continue eating organically throughout the cold season.  Check out Northport, Huntington, Massapequa, Bridgehampton, Long Beach. A … Read More

In the News: Benefits of “Slow Medicine”, Rate of Strokes Increasing in Pregnant Women, Hunger in America

Medical Version of Slow Food Movement Those of us accustomed to Slow Food know that cooking, nutrition, and eating are best as intentional, mindful, and substantive activities.  We believe the process is as important as the product, and avoid fast … Read More

In the News: UN Climate Conference in Lima, European Report Regarding Fracking, Obama’s Climate Stance

Global Climate Change Talks Kick Off in Lima, Peru, This Week Delegates from around the world started negotiations Monday, December 1st, trying to reach an agreement to stabilize greenhouse gas emissions that cause rising temperatures.  Delegates, known as COP 20 … Read More

In the News: Know More About Your Meat, Our Right to Know About GMO

Recently, Food Tank published a quick guide, “Rethinking Industrial Animal Production,” detailing the significant and far reaching consequences of a food system dominated by industrial animal production. Food Tank:  The Food Think Tank, envisions building a global community for safe, … Read More

In the News: New Science Says a Healthier Diet is Best for the Climate, US and China Shake Hands on Climate Deal, US Leads the World on Wind Energy Production

Dietary Habits and Food Choices Impact Climate Using about 50 years’ worth of data from the world’s 100 most populous countries, University of Minnesota Professor of Ecology G. David Tilman and graduate student Michael Clark show how current diet trends … Read More

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