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Pious Pollutants

Pious Pollutants

The Vatican —-Rome Everyone knew the Vatican wasn’t good for women’s liberation, but who knew the Vatican was no good for the environment as well? […]

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Free Trade? Give it to me Fair, Straight Up

Free Trade? Give it to me Fair, Straight Up

I must admit, after having come back from Hong Kong in the midst of World Trade talks and Fair Trade forays, I need to do […]

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Attention Caffeine Junkies!

Attention Caffeine Junkies!

If you drink coffee (about 50% of Americans drink it every day, and 80% quaff it sometimes) you should know where it comes from. (and […]

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Ask Chicky: Vermicomposting

Ask Chicky: Vermicomposting

Dear Chicky, I went to a dinner party last week and the host had a tiny composter in her apartment’s kitchen; she said there were […]

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Crazy Capitalist and Enviro in the Same Sentence?

Crazy Capitalist and Enviro in the Same Sentence?

Today’s NYTimes has an interesting article in a section I usually ignore. The front of the Business section has “Saving the Environment, One Quarterly Earnings […]

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Tuesday Science Times Rehash

Tuesday Science Times Rehash

Tuesday is has two redeeming qualities; it’s not Monday, and the NYTimes Science section comes out. A couple heartwarming stories from the last edition. Genetically […]

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Farmed and Dangerous

Farmed and Dangerous

So we all know that eating fish is a good way to get Omega 3’s, but because we’re all so hungry for the slippery suckers, […]

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Anna Sova Yummy

Anna Sova Yummy

I attended the Anna Sova launch last party last weekend in Manhattan. The self-titled line of ‘luxury organics’, which includes aromatherapy sprays, soy candles, sheets, […]

by × November 21, 2005 × 4 comments

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Droolworthy Shoes

Droolworthy Shoes

These shoes are hot. And animal free, as are their bretheren. According to the MINK site, “MINK Shoes are custom designed and hand crafted from […]

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Graphic for Good

Graphic for Good

I want to be Nicole Linton because not only did she travel to Peru, found some cool tapestry and then trekked alone through the Andes […]

by × October 4, 2005 × 1 comment