April 29, 2020
Film Review: Food Evolution
"Food Evolution" the movie looks at the controversial subject of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) from the perspective of the food science community. My personal bias, through the media I gravitate to, has made me anti-GMO so I watched this movie with an open mind to get a different perspective.
April 3, 2020
Film Review: Seed – The Untold Story
SEED: The Untold Story, follows passionate seed keepers intent on protecting our 12,000-year-old food legacy. It follows the story of the dedicated few working to preserve what remains of our crop diversity against powerful corporate forces who are seeking to drive us to use their products exclusively against our best interests.
March 16, 2020
A world drowning in plastic waste!
There has been a lot of news coverage of the huge amount of garbage, particularly plastic, that is finding its way into our rivers and seas. The most talked-about example of this is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also known as the Pacific Trash Vortex. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of floating trash estimated to be in excess of 600,000 square miles, or twice the size of the state of Texas, and weighing 3.5 million tons.
March 6, 2020
The rise of the avocado and the impact on environment
The once lowly avocado has been raised to the status…
February 17, 2020
Happy Cow – Website & App; the perfect tool for vegans
We have been vegan for about a year and for a while we struggled with finding places to eat out, especially on our trips throughout the United States. Luckily, we came across Happy Cow, which has been a god send
November 1, 2019
Film Review: Plant Pure Nation the movie
The documentary film Plant Pure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the health benefits of a plant-based diet.
September 18, 2019
Film Review: The Game Changers documentary
In my researching on vegan diets many months back I came across the story about a documentary that was being made called the Game Changers. I was very excited recently to here it was coming out in September this year - so I immediately bought tickets and was lucky enough to see the film earlier this week.
December 7, 2018
Book Review: Soulful Simplicity – Courtney Carver
Book Review: Soulful Simplicity by Courtney Carver. A passionate expression of how a simple life can improve your health, relationship and reduce stress.
November 1, 2018
The impact of the livestock on the global environment
I was listening to a feature on BBC World Service about the devastating depletion of fish stocks off West Africa that is not only threatening the livelihood of the fisherman of countries such as Senegal, but the health of the people living in the area
October 19, 2018
Fight back against the plastic sack!
Single use plastics are filling our landfills and clogging our oceans. Plastic does not biodegrade it just break down into smaller and smaller pieces which are consumed by animals and sea life.
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