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We now stand more than one million strong in asking the FDA to label genetically engineered (GE) foods. Today, March 27 is the date that the FDA is required to respond to the petition and it took us less than 180 days to accumulate a record breaking number of public comments—a testament to the power of our collective voices to demand our right to know what’s in our food.
As the graphic above states, more than nine out of 10 of Americans across the political spectrum support labeling food that has been genetically engineered. We do have a right to know, and we have an obligation to demand that our food is properly labeled. Add your voice here!
This week, the Sierra Club introduced its first major national video campaign to promote its Beyond Coal initiative. The spots (first two below) feature "Mr. Coal," a fictional character that represents the coal industry and its lies suggesting that the fossil fuel is cheap, safe and clean when in reality it is quite dangerous and has huge costs to our environment and our health.
Today's delicious Meatless Monday recipe comes from Hobby and More:
This was our quick weekend lunch/brunch.. I had some dough from the day before. So a quick veggie prep... a tossed up spicy hummus and voila!
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Alec Baldwin describes the sad plight of elephants who are torn from their families and forced to perform grueling tricks in the circus.
Via Elephant Journal
After taking a brief hiatus for the winter, the B-cycle bike-sharing service is gearing up for a spring season of growth, with additional bikes and new stations.
Via Daily Camera
Sluts Unite is a sex-positive movement that brings people together who believe in tolerance, acceptance and personal freedom. It is their goal to take what was intended to be a hateful, derogatory word and change it into something positive through the power of the collective.
Bill McKibben of 350.org is gearing up for a major fight to end the billions of dollars in subsidies the fossil fuel industry receives each year.
The power of the fossil fuel industry over national politics is “a big part of what’s making this planet less habitable day by day,” McKibben says, as he asks people to join the fight against fossil-fuel subsidies.