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Vegetarians Are Happier Than Meat-Eaters
Posted on: Jun 22, 2010, Source: Planet Green
A new study in Nutrition Journal finds vegetarians have lower incidence of depression, anxiety, and other mood problems than their meat-eating neighbors.
Does the New Climate Bill Provide the Answer to Our Environmental Woes or Just More Handouts for Big Energy?
Posted on: May 13, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
Its authors proclaim it will do everything short of ensuring apple pie for every citizen. Many activists think it doesn't go deep enough. It's trench warfare, all over again.
Humans Pushing Up Extinction Rates Faster Than Species Can Evolve
Posted on: Mar 10, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
We've almost certainly crossed a dire threshold. According to some scientists, we're destroying 10,000 times faster than creatures can adapt.
Is Genetically Engineering Animals To Not Feel Pain Really the Solution to Factory Farming?
Posted on: Feb 22, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
One writer argues that if we cannot avoid factory farms, the least we can do is eliminate the unpleasantness of pain in the animals that must live and die on them.
Study: Algae Biofuels Enviro-Impact Worse Than Corn Ethanol
Posted on: Jan 25, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
Using algae as a new fuel source may mean taking more steps than anticipated to ensure its environmental sustainability.
JPMorgan Chase Cashes in on Destroying the Appalachian Mountains
Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
Wells Fargo and Bank of America have severed ties with Massey Energy, the leading mountaintop removal mining corporation. So what's holding up JPMorgan Chase?
Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed Is an Eco-Rock Star, Brings Down the House in Copenhagen
Posted on: Dec 14, 2009, Source: TreeHugger
"I am here to tell you that we refuse to give up hope. We refuse to be quiet. We refuse to believe that a better world isn't possible."
California Senate Passes Ambitious Renewable Energy Standard -- Schwarzenegger Says He'll Veto
Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: TreeHugger
Schwarzenegger's solution -- he supports the higher renewable energy goal in principle -- is to mandate the change through executive order.
Environmental Spill Disaster Devastates Tennessee; 48 Times the Size of Exxon Valdez
Posted on: Dec 24, 2008, Source: TreeHugger
Approximately 500 million gallons of coal ash sludge has broken through a holding pond at a coal-fired plant.
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