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December 1, 2014 | Blog Post

A Food Fight For Our Times

Think of food politics as an increasingly complex, layered and controversial arena where people make decisions about food or food production based not just on the food itself but its impact on the environment, health, the treatment of animals, working conditions and pay, just to name a few factors.

Celebrity chefs, food writers and even Hollywood actors are taking sides and sometime calling names.

December 1, 2014 | Blog Post

Consistency: The Most Urgent Action Against Climate Change

This is a guest blog post by Astrid Puentes, a Colombian attorney who together with Anna co-directs AIDA.  Earthjustice is a founding partner of AIDA, an organization that uses the law to protect the right to a healthy environment in the Americas, with a focus on Latin America.  This blog is also posted in Spanish on the AIDA website  and on the International Law Gir

November 25, 2014 | Blog Post

Putting Together the Pieces of the Recent Carbon Deal

Even as major news outlets continue to close their environmental reporting desks, climate change seems to be all over the wires lately thanks to a recent deal between the U.S. and China to cut carbon emissions.

November 25, 2014 | Feature

A Climate Solution Within Reach: Hope For Our Future

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan puts this nation on the precipice of critical and long-overdue climate action. But the plan has to be stronger if it’s going to get our nation where it needs to go. There is no graver challenge facing humanity than stopping climate change.

November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

Protecting Marine Eardrums

Echolocation, the location of objects by reflected sound, is a mouthful. It is also something of a miracle.

For marine mammals, it’s how they communicate with each other, how they avoid perils, and how they locate food. Without healthy, functioning ears and sound-making systems, they are lost.

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