Winter is Coming but Our Earth is Still Melting – Wisdom from a Sadhu

Winter is Coming but Our Earth is Still Melting – Wisdom from a Sadhu

December 1. Today I turned on the radio and heard one of the hosts rave about the weather. Considering how winter is right around the corner, it's relatively warm outside. Too warm. It's more comfortable than experiencing the bitterness of winter, but I hate experiencing this kind of weather in December. Whether you believe that [...]

Fast Fashion is Destroying Lives and the Planet – but there are Sustainable Ways to Shop

Fast Fashion is Destroying Lives and the Planet – but there are Sustainable Ways to Shop

Before 2015, I didn't think much about the way I shopped. I would see "Made in Bangladesh" or some other seemingly far-away land printed on my clothing without thinking twice about it. It appeared that all of America's clothes and products were produced in other countries these days- there was no avoiding it. Or so [...]

Alaska’s Permafrost, Along with the Rest of the World, is Melting – Are we actually screwed (or could the vegans help save us)?

Alaska’s Permafrost, Along with the Rest of the World, is Melting – Are we actually screwed (or could the vegans help save us)?

I will be 57 years old in 2050, the year that our human and factory-farmed shit will have hit the fan, so to speak. Based on just about all my research, 2050 is going to be one hell of a year. Our oceans may be fishless by 2048, oil production will have reached its peak, [...]

When you Eat Fish, you’re Killing More than just the Fish

When you Eat Fish, you’re Killing More than just the Fish

I’d like to think of sea turtles as my spirit animal. I got a tattoo of one when I was going to be a sophomore in college, when I was devoted to not eating land animals, but still ate fish. I knew that every year, the fishing industry is responsible for killing approximately “3.3 million sharks, [...]