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Stories by Lucy Goodchild Van Hilten
Lucy Goodchild van Hilten is a freelance writer. Read more of her work at telllucy.com.
Lab-Grown Diamonds Are More Ethical Than Blood Diamonds, but Will People Buy Them?
Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Diamonds grown in a lab are conflict-free in terms of human rights and have a much smaller environmental impact.
Dylan Ratigan Is on a Mission to Transform Communities With Healthy Food, Clean Energy and Jobs for Veterans
Posted on: Oct 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Can the former MSNBC host's new solar-powered farms help shape the future of sustainable living?
Those Burgers Aren't Just Making Us Fat—They're Messing With Our Immune Systems, Too
Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet
New research reveals that high-fat diets can impair memory and make our immune systems attack our own bodies.
Why the Tourism Industry Is an Environmental Disaster and a Hothouse of Worker Exploitation: The Future Is Responsible Travel
Posted on: Sep 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet
We have a long ways to go.
EPA on the Verge of Banning a Dangerous Herbicide (If It Can Stand up to Lobbyists)
Posted on: Jul 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet
"How many animals have to die before we do what Europe did 12 years ago and ban atrazine?”
Why It's Almost Impossible to Avoid Being Complicit in Slavery When You Buy Tuna Fish
Posted on: Mar 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet
There's forced labor behind almost every can.
The Dung Diet: Would You Eat Someone Else’s Poo to Lose Weight?
Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: The Canary
Clinical trials using freeze-dried feces to combat obesity start later this year.
10 of the Most Amazing Science Stories of 2015 (VIDEO)
Posted on: Dec 30, 2015, Source: The Canary
Thousands of science stories have caught our attention in 2015, not all of them as groundbreaking (or credible) as these.
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