Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

Uncategorized

News from the Vegosphere

Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+ Join today!.

May 5, 2009

Paying for packaging: Chemical in food wrapping detected in human blood.

http://wvgazette.com/News/200904300771

Save a tree: Banana crop waste in Africa can be turned into burnable briquettes for fuel.

http://earth911.com/blog/2009/05/04/african-banana-crop-waste-used-for-fuel/

Karma? Exotic pet trade harbors hidden costs, raises disease risks.

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/04/30/pet-trade-costs-02.html

Her vegetarianism gets spotlighted: Stella McCartney named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2009.

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1894410_1893837_1893829,00.html

Truth in labeling: Farm Sanctuary issues report evaluating animal welfare claims by agribusiness and food retailers.

http://www.farmsanctuary.org/mediacenter/2009/pr_truth_behind_labeling.html

Reprieve for wildlife: Obama revokes Bush administration ruling that once undermined the Endangered Species Act.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30460036/

Another reason to ditch water bottles: PET plastics may harbor hormone disrupters.

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/04/28/water-bottles-health.html

Window on the future? Energy-efficiency standard set on all energy-related household goods, including showerheads and windows, sold in the European Union.

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/04/european-union-ban-goods-energy-efficient.php

‘Green’ Apple: New York City officials announce plans to require buildings to be more energy efficient.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/22/science/earth/22green.html?_r=1&ref=science

Royalties slated for charity: UK’s Prince Charles has an eco book and documentary film in the works.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/21/prince-charles-harmony-book

—VT Editors