Stories by Reynard Loki

Reynard Loki is AlterNet's environment and food editor. Follow him on Twitter @reynardloki. Email him at [email protected] subscribe to Reynard Loki's feed

Posted on: Nov 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A look on the bright side of the environment, sustainability, renewable energy, food safety, food security, organic food systems and animal welfare.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

One of America's once-most-trusted brands funds research downplaying the link between sugary drinks and obesity.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Extremely vulnerable natural forests in the southeast are being felled to send biomass fuel to Europe.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From plastic trash and discarded fishing gear to oil spills and pesticide runoff, human beings have treated the oceans as a vast dumping ground.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Caffeine is the world's most popular psychoactive drug. But can it kill you?

Posted on: Nov 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Homeopathy is not only here to stay, it's growing by leaps and bounds.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The company behind America's most popular soy sauce is conducting cruel and unnecessary experiments on rabbits, rats and mice.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An alarming study finds that normal levels of indoor air pollution has a significant effect on human cognition.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Rising surface temperatures due to climate change could ultimately rearrange the planet's ecosystems.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Highly processed foods like pizza, cake and chocolate affect the body and brain similarly to drugs.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The air in your home may be hazardous to your health.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Or anywhere else where fracking is prevalent.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Soda sales may be declining among the more affluent, but a complex battle over public health rages on.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An analysis to find out just how green America's 100 most populous cities are yields some surprising results.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The debate over recycling obscures a bigger problem: We consume way too much to begin with.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In defending his holistic trainer, the New England Patriots quarterback takes aim at how food companies have hijacked American nutrition.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to the carbon dioxide that we have already emitted, millions of Americans will eventually have to find a new place to live.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Pranksters asked food experts to taste "organic snacks" that were actually artfully sliced McNuggests and cheeseburgers.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Environmentalists and agribusiness are waging a pitched battle over the use of pesticides.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The problems are piling up at the company's front door.