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What Is Deforestation and What Are the Causes of Deforestation?
Deforestation is a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss, but fortunately there are practical steps we can take to help prevent it.
Mar 15, 2022
What Is Climate Change and Is It Real? What Causes Climate Change?

You’ve most likely heard by now that we’re living in a climate emergency. While none of us can know for sure what the world will look like in 10, 20, or 50 years, we’re heading for disaster if our current emissions of greenhouse gasses go unchecked, and a large quantity of those emissions are caused by the systems we use to produce our food. …

Mar 08, 2022
Hidden in the Air: Factory Farming and Air Pollution

All around us is a part of the natural world we often take for granted: air. As the population has continued to rise, bringing with it increased human emissions, poor air quality has become the greatest global environmental health risk.…

Feb 17, 2022
What Is Land Use, Land Use Change, and Forestry? Is Land Use Change Bad?

In the Amazon rainforest, a howler monkey swings from tree to tree as a family of green winged macaws fly over the forest canopy below.…

Feb 08, 2022
Soy Farms: Is Soy Farming Bad for the Environment?

Early in the morning, a tractor arrives at the edge of a field and starts to make its way across the vast stretch of land.…

Jan 25, 2022
Factory Farming and the Environment: 11 Facts and Statistics

The climate impact of our food system is often overlooked. What we eat generally receives less attention than what we wear or how we travel.…

Jan 18, 2022
How do we save our water? It starts with our food.
Many states like CA and UT are asking residents to reduce water consumption at home. But the focus needs to shift to our "invisible" footprint: the food we produce and eat.
Jan 14, 2022
Animal Agriculture: How Bad Is It for Climate Change and the Environment?

Meat producers want you to believe that eating meat is natural, but there's nothing natural about factory farming, which imprisons billions of sentient beings and, like fossil fuel production, is a leading cause of large-scale climate destruction.…

Dec 07, 2021
Environmental Law Exemptions in Factory Farming
Existing laws protecting the environment often include exemptions for factory farms.
Sep 30, 2021
Animal Agriculture and Climate Change: The "steaks" are high!
When we talk about climate change and other environmental issues, we often associate them with burning fossil fuels and plastic pollution. Yet, due to decades of conditioning, marketing, misinformation, and denial, we rarely draw links between these global challenges and the food we eat.
Sep 22, 2021
The Impact of Extreme Weather on Factory Farms
As natural disasters become more frequent due to climate change, factory farms become threats to the environment and public health.
Aug 11, 2021
Easy Sustainability Hacks
Sustainability tips, ranging from food waste to cleaning supplies.
Jul 28, 2021
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