Foodies and environmentalists don’t always get along. Environmentalists make compromises daily for sustainability. Foodies are known for being single-minded and… Read more Why foodies must also be environmentalists
Last weekend, my husband and I found ourselves at dusk in a park we frequent in Sunol. We were procrastinating… Read more A Murmur of Approval
As I write this, I am wearing another woman’s pants. I’m wearing a second woman’s shirt. This isn’t some Fergus… Read more The Hidden Cost of Cheap Clothing
It’s usually around the third drink that it happens. You’re in a bar, talking about a problem you’re having –… Read more 7 Environmental TED Talks to Educate, Energize and Entertain You
If your eyes were microscopes and you had really good sunblock, you could lie down in the Arizona Desert and… Read more Meet the Tiny Desert Slime that Holds our Topsoil Together. For Now.
So here we are, my husband and I, standing in a busy Asian supermarket on a Saturday morning and I… Read more The big fish in sustainable seafood
Still on a high at the end of a successful green film festival and pumped by the news that the… Read more A mixtape for planet earth
I’m a city girl. I love live music, good coffee and public transport. I don’t like driving in the city –… Read more Hands at ten and two, how I fell in love with bush driving
In the deep freeze at the San Diego Zoo, genetic material from a small, nondescript Hawaiian bird waits for a… Read more Can we bring extinct species back? Should we?
Between gulps of G&T, my heartbroken friend is cataloging all the things that are wrong with her freshly ended relationship:… Read more Recycling our environmental guilt