Emma Stone Throws Support Behind Child Mental Health Campaign

Emma Stone Throws Support Behind Child Mental Health Campaign

Emma Stone has pledged her support to a campaign that raises awareness about childhood anxiety and other mental health issues. Recent studies have confirmed that higher numbers of Americans are suffering from anxiety and depression, making her decision all the more meaningful. Anxiety typically develops in children around age six, and it’s something Stone is… Read more

Save the planet with your manhood: BeardsOn plants trees for whiskers

Save the planet with your manhood: BeardsOn plants trees for whiskers

For 90 days this summer (actually winter, as this campaign originates in Australia), BeardsOn is running a campaign to “Save the planet with your manhood for future generations,” and although saving the planet with your ‘manhood’ might be worthy of a giggle or two, rest assured that it’s your beard, not your genitals, that’s being referenced here.
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Hank D and the Bee: Keeping Only non-GMO Candy

Hank D and the Bee: Keeping Only non-GMO Candy

More on GMOs in candy From Amy Ziff on HuffPo: Top 5 List of the Best, Good-for-You Halloween Candy (Psst… GMOs Are Not Invited) From the Non-GMO Shopping Guide: Non-GMO Candy From Eat.Drink.Better: GMO’s and the Fruit Sticker: 8 is NOT Great! 9 is Fine! From ElephantJournal: 9 Tricks for a Green Halloween It should… Read more

Hank D and the Bee: Rebranding Bees

Hank D and the Bee: Rebranding Bees

More About the BioTech Bullies From SourceWatch: All About Genetically Modified Organisms From Nation of Change: Busted: Biotech Leader ‘Syngenta’ Charged Over Covering Up Animal Deaths from GM Corn From Natural News: Study: EPA-approved GMO insecticide responsible for killing off bees, contaminating entire food chain From Zazzle (and me): Anti-Monsanto t-shirts. 100% organic (non-GMO) cotton.… Read more

Hank D and the Bee: Advice from Tim DeChristopher

Hank D and the Bee: Advice from Tim DeChristopher

For more on Tim’s reasoning behind voting Republican in 2012 read the Grist article linked below. It’s a scary thought. Like Hank, I still need to wrap my head around it… More on Tim DeChristopher–aka “Bidder 70” From Grist: Letter from an imprisoned activist: Time to ‘play dirty’ for the climate’s sake Tim DeChristopher’s Peaceful… Read more

Reverse Trick or Treating: Help End Exploitation of Children in Cocoa Industry

Reverse Trick or Treating: Help End Exploitation of Children in Cocoa Industry

This Halloween, you can help the children forced to labor on West African cocoa farms by participating in the 5th annual “Reverse Trick-or-Treating” campaign. Despite years of promises from the major chocolate manufacturers, too little has been done to tackle the documented problem of forced child labor on many farms that supply their cocoa. Moreover,… Read more