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Vegan condoms

Vegan condoms

A dozen employees at Ricky’s, a beauty shop in downtown New York, huddled below a display of lustrous wigs. Around them, hair irons, press-on nails and makeup kits were stacked to the ceiling. But on this morning, the clerks had gathered to learn about an […]

New data finds climate-friendly, healthy meals within reach for public schools

New data finds climate-friendly, healthy meals within reach for public schools

BERKELEY, CALIF. – A new case study is the first of its kind to use life-cycle assessment data to show how meat and cheese reduction in school food is an effective strategy for both mitigating climate change and serving affordable, healthy meals. Friends of the […]

5 Awesome Reasons We Could Have a Vegan America by 2050

5 Awesome Reasons We Could Have a Vegan America by 2050

After undergoing quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 and a later stent surgery, Bill Clinton adopted a vegan diet in 2010. Since then, he’s lost 20 pounds, and is now an advocate for vegan and meatless diets. “I like the vegetables, the fruits, the beans, the […]

Vegan America by 2050?

Vegan America by 2050?

I’m making a prediction: America will be vegan by 2050. Sound preposterous? Not if we work together to make it happen. Consider that until the 1900s millions of young children worked in our factories… and how untenable that would be today. Consider that a country […]

Organic Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Clean Nor Toxin-Free

Organic Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Clean Nor Toxin-Free

Buying organic food is an exercise in personal virtue: You pay more to consume food that’s healthier for you and less damaging to the environment because it’s grown without artificial or toxic chemicals. This powerful perception, based more on belief than facts, goes a long […]

Video: James Cameron promotes vegan lifestyle

Video: James Cameron promotes vegan lifestyle

This video featuring James Cameron, Director, Producer, Explorer, and Conservationist tells an audience at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conference that the true conservationists of the future must be strict vegans. Citing statistics and hailing the movie “Forks Over Knives“, Cameron notes that creating […]

James Cameron give money to school to go vegan

James Cameron give money to school to go vegan

As we’ve been reporting, the quest to get more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into public schools has once again gotten political. But in spite of the new, federal standards for school nutrition, “changing a school lunch cafeteria, especially those that participate in the National […]

Would You Buy an Electric Car With Leather Seats?

Would You Buy an Electric Car With Leather Seats?

I have many different sites in my RSS feed. I noticed an article today on USAToday.com’s website. The title of the article is “Will vegans drive Nissan Leafs with leather seats?” Apparently, Nissan is offering leather seats as an option on their  electric car, the […]

Food, Inc. Review

Food, Inc. Review

Jane and I went to see Food, Inc. this weekend.  It has a limited release, so if you are interested in seeing this film here is a list of its scheduled showings.  (If you are in the Los Angeles area, it is playing at the […]

Revel With A Cause

Revel With A Cause

If you live in the Los Angeles area and you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, you may want to consider heading over to Santa Monica on Saturday, May 9th.  The Santa Monica Festival: Revel With A Cause will be held from 11am […]

Vegan Eating Advocated On Commercial!

Vegan Eating Advocated On Commercial!

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time you’ll know that I tend to get on my soapbox about the global warming thing. I find it incredibly ridiculous, that for the most part, the media is ignoring meat production as a prime […]

Mark Bittman And Less-Meatarianism

Mark Bittman And Less-Meatarianism

If Jane ever leaves me, I’ll know where to find her. She’ll be back in NY looking for Mark Bittman. She loves the man, even if he’s older than the typical male who might turn her head. Why does she love him? Well, there’s his […]

Taking A Bite Out Of The Global Financial Crisis

These days, you can’t look at your reader, or turn on the news, without seeing stories of financial implosion or economic crises.  Then there’s global warming and the costs associated with fighting climate change.  All of this gives us another reason not to eat meat […]

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – Go Vegan

As a follow up to my post, “Reason 812,417 To Go Vegan,” here’s a quote from one of my favorite resources… New Scientist Magazine. So for the average American, buying local every day of the year would cut their carbon foot print by only around […]

Reason 812,417 To Go Vegan

I don’t consider myself a “hippie,” nor was I raised by hippies.  My parents were average middle class Americans, far from hippie.  But I do have a fond memory of my childhood that could be characterized as “hippie.”  My mom used to collect cans and […]