Category Archives: Web of Life

Tradition is no Excuse for Cruel, Harmful Behavior like the Faeroe Islander Dolphin Slaughter

It’s time to stop excusing cruel, unjust or destructive practices simply because they are traditional.  This week, people from the Faeroe Islands, an autonomous territory within Denmark, hunted down a pod of 1428 white-sided dolphins, highly intelligent social animals. The … Continue reading

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New Egg Sorting Technologies to Save Six Billion Chicks Yearly from Industrial Grinders

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When you think of humanely-sourced eggs, you may picture hens that are cage free. Think smaller. During the past decade, a growing number of consumers have become aware that the quest for efficient industrial-scale egg production had led to hens … Continue reading

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Whether Veg or Flexitarian–Ethical Eating is Working

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If you sometimes make food choices based on your values rather than your pocketbook or fancy, you should know that those small, occasional pivots are making a difference. You’re on the milk aisle in the grocery store. The milk from … Continue reading

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Top Eight Things You Can Do About Climate Change Right Now

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While California was approaching tinderbox conditions that erupted into catastrophic fires, an oil industry coalition led by British Petroleum was spending $30 million to persuade Washington State voters that dirty fuel producers shouldn’t have to pay a dump fee on … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons I Love My Electric Leaf

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How do you like the Leaf? I get the question at odd times—like yesterday, when my husband and I were renting a vanilla sedan to negotiate L.A. freeways. “What kind of car do you usually drive?” the white-blonde boob-jobbed salesgirl asked … Continue reading

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