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What are the Environmental Costs of Pork?

Producing more than enough poop to fill over 15,000 Olympic-size swimming pools every year, hog facilities and other animal operations in North Carolina are placing an atrocious strain on the environment. A recent report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Waterkeeper Alliance (Waterkeepers) outlines the high environmental costs of producing nearly 10 billion […]

July 12th

How to Survive Climate Change the Best Possible Way

What do a government scientist, reverend, fisherman, and farmer all have in common? As Pope Francis wrote in his environmental encyclical, “Praised Be,” they all share a common home. And, as floods, droughts, heat waves, and storms hurt their home with increasing frequency and severity, they all share a common desire to survive and prosper. It’s […]

July 23rd

#FeedTheirLegacy North Carolina Food Drive Goes Viral

Contributing to the relief of needy people’s hunger is a truly compassionate act of unconditional social tolerance, especially in response to heartless, brutal violence. But responding to violence with peace, over 230 charity food drives have collected more than 61,000 cans for food pantries nationwide in a viral response to the brutal killing of three […]

March 23rd

Will Ohio Politicians Protect the People or the Koch Bros?

Most people think renewable energy is a good thing. It spurs development, creates jobs, promotes democracy, and reduces harmful air emissions. But despite these many benefits, states have considered repealing their renewable energy standards. In fact, just a few weeks ago, EdenKeeper reported on the narrow defeat of a proposal to roll back the Kansas […]

May 27th