Stories by Reynard Loki

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

Posted on: Aug 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Two Republican bills in Congress seek to pillage U.S. National Forests in the name of corporate profit.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Apparently the president cares more about Big Oil than the environment, endangered animals, indigenous people — even his own climate legacy.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Scientists are still trying to understand the radioactive effects of the world's second biggest nuclear disaster.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The massive use of antibiotics on factory farmed animals is leading the world toward a time when common infections and minor injuries will once again be deadly to humans.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The pesticides used on potato farms in rural Minnesota are harming human health and the environment.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Slamming ruling, conservationists warn of irreversible contamination of the canyon's underground aquifers.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In upstate New York, protesters are fighting the storage of natural gas in salt caverns below the shores of the state's deepest lake.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Every year across the United States, thousands of animals are killed in state-sanctioned gun-fests.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A sweeping food safety reform bill was passed five years ago, but not a single new rule has yet been implemented — and people continue to die.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Walter Palmer is just the latest in a long line of rich Americans who love gunning down wild animals in Africa.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New research suggests humans can detect fat as a specific taste sensation.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If you eat beef, watch this video.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Cooking vegetables can often bring out their health benefits, but to maximize the cancer-fighting potential of some of them, raw is the better way to go.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The scary price of convenience.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The average monthly electric bill in the U.S. is $111.08. There are many ways to reduce that cost while helping the environment.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

You can save money, avoid pesticides and reduce your environmental impact by growing your own edibles from the comfort of your home.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's plan to derail the EPA is setting up a protracted battle between federal authority and state control.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Thousands of activists called for climate action and an end to the fossil fuel-based economy over three days of direct action.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Women are particularly at risk because they use more personal care products than men.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If you're one of the nearly 200 million Americans who are planning a road trip this summer, you'll want to read this report.