Tag: meat

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, August 6

Written by | August 6th, 2013

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In today’s green news, we learn that New Zealand doesn’t quite live up to its “100% Pure” slogan.

  1. Dairy scare dings New Zealand’s environmental credentials. (Reuters)
  2. Heart break: the polar bear who died of climate change. (The Guardian)
  3. Meet the most exquisitely weird spiders you’ve ever seen. (Wired Science)
  4. Who wants a bite of the lab-grown hamburger? Mmmm… (Bloomberg)
  5. Six unexpected effects of climate change. (LiveScience)

A New Diet for the Planet?

Written by | May 1st, 2013

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Should environmentalists say no to meat? Our CEO Mark Tercek, a long-time vegetarian turned vegan, tackles this tough question and offers solutions that even meat-eaters may like.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 16

Written by | April 16th, 2012

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Start your week off with a cup of green coffee and a side of green news.

  1. Himalayan glaciers rebel and buck the global trend of continued ice loss. (The Guardian)
  2. How to sell the greenest coffee: deliver it by bicycle in returnable mason jars. (TreeHugger)
  3. The population of emperor penguins in Antarctica just doubled. (Mongabay)
  4. Is it too late to save the critically endangered Amur leopard? (BBC Nature)
  5. Eat less meat, save the Earth. (Live Science)

Summer Cookouts on the Way Out?

Written by | September 5th, 2011

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Barbecues are a Labor Day tradition, but it might be time to change the menu. Check out the greenhouse gas emissions of 20 popular foods as compared to driving a car.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 18

Written by | July 18th, 2011

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Somebody’s got a case of the cool green Mondays:

  1. Add fish to the list of “creatures that use tools.” (Mongabay)
  2. Get the real story on the risks of fracking. (GreenBiz)
  3. A new report says that chicken is the most climate-friendly meat. (The Daily Green)
  4. Wild parrot parents name their little parrot babies. (Wired)
  5. Creative recycling alert: A UK town turned a phone booth into a small (obviously) community library. (Treehugger)

3 Easy Tips for a Healthy and Delicious (and Green) Thanksgiving

Written by | November 22nd, 2010

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You probably don’t expect cooking tips from the managing director of our global Climate Change Team. Find out why she thinks sustainability and flavor go hand in hand.

Cuy: It’s What’s For Dinner

Written by | March 31st, 2009

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Visit an Andean village, and you have a decent chance of seeing a few cuy — also known as guinea pigs — running around homes. These aren’t pets. If you stick around that village, you may very well be served one for dinner. Cuy is a dish served in many parts of the Andes on […]

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