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Posts Tagged ‘Grassroots’

A Grassroots Revolution for Pesticide-Free Communities

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As the ‘poison cartel’ creeps relentlessly across food systems, there is overwhelming evidence that something must be done to stop them. The small town of Mals, Italy took a stand and started a revolution to stop the corruption and pave the way for a pesticide-free future.  The following excerpt is the foreword by Dr. Vandana…

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Taking Action: A Parent’s Guide to Health in the 21st Century

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As chronic disorders among American children reach staggering levels, parents are starting to take action. They are on the front lines of changing the food landscape and have created a movement to ensure the health of future generations. As more people become involved, veteran pediatrician Dr. Michelle Perro and medical anthropologist Dr. Vincanne Adams deliver…

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Bill McKibben: Obama's Climate Challenge

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben (Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future) wants us to take a couple of steps back, open our eyes, and look at the big picture. When Americans elected Barack Obama to be our next President, the occasion was in no small part a repudiation of the disastrous…

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Bioneering Effective Activism

Bioneers by the Bay, presented by the Marion Institute, is an annual gathering of “biological pioneers” who use cutting edge approaches to environmental restoration. Their work encompasses technological innovation, economic strategies, social justice, and a spiritual connection to the natural world. For these innovators, scientists, and grassroots leaders—as well as 2,000 regular folks—it’s an opportunity…

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