Stories by Tara Lohan

Tara Lohan is a freelance writer and former senior editor at AlterNet. She is the editor of two books on the global water crisis, including Water Matters: Why We Need to Act Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource. Follow her on Twitter @TaraLohan. subscribe to Tara Lohan's feed

Posted on: Sep 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Farm-raised salmon" sounds nice and sustainable, but they've become harbingers of disease, contaminating the oceans with antibiotics and toxic chemicals.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

If you have to leave Fido behind, wouldn't you like to know he's in the care of a loving atheist?

Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Media presence in Taiji seems to be keeping the dolphin killers at bay -- for now.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Have those passionate French gone too far this time?

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Really, it's only fair, T-shirts have been doing all the work for years.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

And you thought our terrorist watch-list was a joke.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Frito-Lay is trying to co-opt a movement designed specifically to provide an alternative to industrial food.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Suspenseful and shocking film exposes the slaughter of tens of thousands of dolphins and the billion-dollar industry that profits from selling them.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to the Alliance for Climate Education, high school students are getting engaged in the issue. Check out the video.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The new film Food Inc. is a shocking look at the health, human rights and the environmental nightmare that lands on our plate each meal.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The mag takes on the 'clean coal' myth and highlights coal's toxic legacy.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

One Rebecca Rubin has an FBI wanted poster and the other comes with toy challah bread.

Posted on: May 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet

There's a new call to action being sent out and it's time to start listening.

Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Vandana Shiva says industrial agriculture has left Indian farmers indebted and destitute, and explains how to stem the tide of suicides.

Posted on: May 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Waxman-Markey bill, our best effort to fend off climate catastrophe, is in the hands of Congress, and prospects aren't good.

Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Like much of the West, the state has serious water issues, but Mother Nature is only partly to blame.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

They missed the boat entirely. Coal isn't the answer to our climate woes, it is the problem.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Crop failure may have pushed farmers over the edge, but American companies have been leading them to the cliff for years.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Activists against privatization plans at the forum were met with police aggression.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

This is a huge asset for the environmental community.