There are several reasons why we decided to become vegetarians

by Linda Todd People often ask why we have chosen to become vegetarians. An obvious question for someone who has been a “meat-eater” for over 70 years.  There are several reasons. My husband Bill has high cholesterol and for years our doctor has recommended that…

EARTH DAY 2021

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22nd, 1970. It was a monumental day, with over 20 million Americans pouring into the streets to demand environmental justice. To this day, it remains one of the largest single day protests in human history. 51…

Drawdown Climate Solutions

We can stop global warming – the solutions are right here Every day at Project Drawdown we are asked, “What can I do to solve the climate crisis?” The answers are all around us. Solutions to climate change are in our daily lives right now. And…

Earth Day Celebration

This coming week marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22). And in these trying times, the Sierra Club offers a special way commemorating it. All week they have virtual activities led by Sierra Club supporters and partners. https://www.teamsierra.org/everycorner?rbref=I20CZZEE09&utm_source=sierraclub&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=teamsierra&utm_content=edv6

Animal Agriculture and the Global Environmental Impact

This lecture outlines the basic principles about the relative impact of our food choices on the environment and for food security, and puts them in perspective of global ecological parameters. See the links below to download all the references used.Dr. Tushar Mehta, 11/2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3aDAtXJol8&t8

Ganga River Fit For Drinking

When the ancient Yamuna River in Delhi has reached a remarkable level of purity due to the absence of industrial pollutants in the last many days of India-wide lockdown, how can River Ganga show its sparkling clear waters to the nation? Well, news has it that…

Where Did All The Birds Go?

Those of us who enjoy the wide range of wild birds in Brown County are concerned. We had a summer and winter with a poor showing in all bird populations, and with spring approaching we have to wonder if they will return.  According to…