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April 2011

One Year After The Spill: Bob Cavnar on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow

On the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill yesterday, Disaster on the Horizon author Bob Cavnar appeared on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show to discuss what we have (and haven’t) learned since this most devastating of environmental tragedies.A 30-year veteran of the oil and gas industry, Bob is all too familiar with the dangers and […]

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BP Is Messing With The Wrong Woman

The following review of Diane Wilson’s book, Diary of an Eco-Outlaw, was written by David Swanson. It appeared originally on his website, A year ago BP began filling the Gulf of Mexico with oil.Last week BP blocked a woman from entering its annual meeting.Which will prove the bigger mistake?BP may have chosen the right country […]

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Little Learned In the Year After Deepwater Tragedy

by Bob Cavnar, author of Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well BlowoutToday marks the first anniversary of the worst environmental catastrophe in the history of the U.S. Unfortunately, most Americans, including our politicians, are suffering from collective amnesia about that tragic event that cost 11 lives, […]

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Save 35% on All Books with Discount Code CGSP11

Celebrate spring with a fresh crop of green books from the leading publisher of sustainability titles. ORDER NOW using discount code CGSP11 and get 35% off* your entire purchase. Visit our online bookstore to get started! Free shipping on orders over $100. *Discount code is for one-time use only.There’s something for everyone on our spring […]

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Farming in the Time of Climate Catastrophe

by Gary Paul Nabhan, co-author of Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail.It is spring, and I am kneeling with a few friends in front of the composted soil of the hillside terraces in my orchard-garden in the desert borderlands of Arizona. It is planting day, and as we place each variety of pepper […]

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Civil Rights Leaders Call for Halt to Water Fluoridation

The following release was published April 14th by Dr. Paul Connett and the Fluoride Action Network.  Learn more about the dangers of water fluoridation in Connett’s book, written with James Beck and Spedding Micklem, entitled The Case Against Fluoride. Because fluoride can disproportionately harm poor citizens and black families, Atlanta civil rights leaders, Andrew Young […]

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Now Available: Wild Law

On the eve of Earth Day 2011 and Bolivia’s pending passage of the world’s first law protecting the rights of Nature, Chelsea Green announces the publication of a newly updated edition of Cormac Cullinan’s seminal work, Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice. The legal, political and economic systems of contemporary industrialized societies are not […]

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Diane Wilson Arrested in London

Gulf Coast shrimper-turned-environmental activist Diane Wilson was arrested on Thursday, April 14th in London while protesting outside the BP annual general meeting.In a press statement, Diane said, “My community is dead. We’ve worked five generations there and now we’ve got a dead community . . . I am here to articulate the anger of thousands […]

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Hedge Fund Gamblers Earn the Same In One Hour As a Middle-Class Household Makes In Over 47 Years

by Les Leopold, author of The Looting of America We live in a very, very rich country. Yet we seem to be utterly consumed by a collective hysteria that we’re about to go broke. Historians are certain to look back at this period and wonder why the richest country in history consumed itself in a […]

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Carol Deppe: Why the Best Salads Don’t Need Salad Dressing

The modern paradigm for a salad is a bowl of a relatively limited number of relatively bland vegetables to which we add the flavor via salad dressing. Most perennial vegetables, fresh herbs, and wild greens have strong flavors. Many of these greens are unusually nutritious, and some are especially easy for home gardeners to grow. […]

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