Largest McDonald’s on Earth to Open For London’s 2012 Olympic Games

Spectators and athletes at the London Olympic Games next summer will be able to patron what will be the busiest and biggest McDonald’s restaurant in the world. With four outlets at the Olympic Park in Stratford, London, the… Read More

Roman Oratory…and the Environment?

Classical Roman rhetoric isn’t usually associated with exhortations about environmental awareness, let alone vegetarianism. Nonetheless, I decided to forge the connection earlier this year in my Latin III class. The project seemed simple; in order to gain a… Read More

EWG Releases “Meat Eaters Guide to Health and Climate, 2011”

On Monday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), in conjunction with CleanMetrics, released an informational report for meat-eaters on the health and environmental effects of meat production and consumption. Per capita, meat production and consumption is highest in America,… Read More

UN: Small Scale Agriculture for Food Security

Last week, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs released the 2011 World Economic and Social Survey, calling for a “radical true-green revolution in agriculture,” in order to address the 1 billion people around the world… Read More

India’s Divine and Defiled Rivers

On the banks of the river Ganga in the holy city of Varanasi, you might find a sign that says “Ganga is the Life Line of Indian Culture.” Though worshipped as the daughter of Brahma, Ganga is a… Read More