Despite some efforts by Chiquita to clean up its act in recent years, its long history of human rights abuses is coming back to haunt the company. Chiquita is being sued by the families of more than 4,000 Colombians murdered
Caren Alpert spent 18 years as a photo editor and food photographer before turning her artist's eye to the things we see every day but never look closely at: What we eat.
She uses scientific equipment to magnify and capture the striking surfaces of ever
One afternoon in March of 1995, I was on a family vacation in Costa Rica and witnessed something that changed my life forever. As I drove through the Southern Caribbean coast I witnessed a playground full of indigenous children getting sprayed by a
Today the world's first biochar methodology has been published for public consultation by the Voluntary Carbon Standard. This ground breaking paper has been submitted by the UK based biochar project developers Carbon Gold. They
With 200 films from 30 countries, the Los Angeles Film Festival (June 18 to 28) in Westwood near UCLA, seems far from Hollywood. The non-profit that organizes the event "champions the cause of independent films," and though Public Enemies with
The average household has products for just about every condition or problem known to man or woman. A crÃ¨me for pimples, a syrup for coughs, a capsule for headaches, a liquid for bugs. It has got to the point where folks need
The bane of over-packaging, especially with materials which are not biodegradable and renewable isn't just something which is confined to wealthy nations. Though banana leaves have been traditionally used to wrap food, or to eat off of,