Category Archives: Web of Life

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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Africa: Serious plus Correct—a Rwandan formula for hope

Perhaps a small, landlocked country in the middle of Africa could have a thing or two to teach the world. Continue reading

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Ivo – Man With a World Instead of a Country

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/valerie-tarico/spiritual-living-ivo—-m_b_617635.html   Ivo – Man with a World Instead of a Country We do not live but a quarter part of our life—why do we not let on the flood—raise the gates—and set our wheels in motion.  –Henry David Thoreau, … Continue reading

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Capetown: God is Water

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/valerie-tarico/capetown-god-is-water_b_603944.html “God is water,” says Caron Von Zeil of Capetown, South Africa.  “Life exists because of water.”  ‘She is laughing but more than half serious. She believes that the ancestral memory of our species lies in the water molecules that … Continue reading

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