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A Slow Cruel Death

A Slow Cruel Death

The world’s oceans are crying out for help as they slowly drown in plastic. It’s unbelievable, when they seem so vast, that a piece of plastic could make a difference. Yet that’s the problem, it isn’t one piece of plastic. According to Newshour Publications, there are...
Pollinators, Pesticides & Politics

Pollinators, Pesticides & Politics

Pesticides have had a devastating effect on honeybees and wild pollinators. Honeybees are responsible for nearly a third of agricultural pollination: cucumbers, almonds, carrots, melons, apricots, cherries, pears, apples, prunes, plums, cantaloupe, onions, avocados,...
What’s in Your Organic Fertilizer?

What’s in Your Organic Fertilizer?

There seems to be something seriously (and intentionally) deceptive, if not downright criminal about biosolids being labeled as natural and organic fertilizer. Don’t know what biosolids are? That’s because the sewage sludge industry (yes, there is a sewage sludge...
The Palm Oil Impact

The Palm Oil Impact

Palm oil can be found in about half of all packaged products in the supermarket, from food to makeup and cleaning products. Most oil palms, the plants from which palm oil is derived, are currently grown in Southeast Asia and, to a lesser extent, in South and Central...
Sustainable Economy

Sustainable Economy

Considering Universal Basic Income The evidence is clear: in the United States the middle class is disappearing and income inequality is growing steadily. Americans in the top 1 percent average over 40 times more income than the bottom 90 percent. Over the last three...
E.P.I.C. Sustainability