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“It’s impossible to deny — humans are changing and destroying the natural environment at an unprecedented and alarming rate.” So begins a CBS News report

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Overpopulation vs Overconsumption   I have five kids. The typical responses when people hear this? “No way!” Or “What? Five kids?!?” Or, just an awkward raising

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My mom was born on the banks of the Amazon River in the jungles of Peru. The day before her 21th birthday, she emigrated to

How Much Water Do Chickens Drink

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How Much Water Do Chickens Drink In yesterday’s post, I compared humans’ drinking water needs to that of cows. For humans, the recent Harvard Health

Just Food Book Summary

Just Food By James E. McWilliams

Just Food Book Summary James E McWilliams wrote Just Food for someone just like me. Since 2014, I’ve had a stand at farmer’s markets in DC. During that

Fast Food Nation Book Summary

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Fast Food Nation Book Summary Early in Fast Food Nation, respected investigative journalist Eric Schlosser confesses, “During the two years spent researching this book, I

Cowspiracy Summary

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy Summary By Kip Anderson And Keegan Kuhn   For young Kip Anderson, watching An Inconvenient Truth (former Vice President Al Gore’s first climate-change documentary)

The Viral Storm Book By Nathan Wolfe

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The Viral Storm Book By Nathan Wolfe When a National Geographic documentary revealed to young Nathan Wolfe that he was closely related to apes, he

Animal Factory Book By David Kirby

Animal Factory By David Kirby

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