The last thing anyone expects in paradise are GMO testing sites. And yet, vast swaths of the southern part of Kaua’i are becoming just that: open-aired laboratories for some biotech companies.
I don’t know what 2018 has in store, but I know that as long as there are places on the planet worth celebrating and protecting, there will be people throwing their all into the job of doing so. And for that, I’m incredibly grateful.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.
For a developing country of 5 million people, Costa Rica’s environmental policies include spectacular feats of long-term thinking and a dedicated commitment to the future.
Trump may have pulled the United States federal government out of the Paris Climate Accord, but he can’t stand in the way of a dedicated citizenry determined to forge ahead.
By composting our food and other organic scraps, rather than throwing them away, we can actually help the environment instead of hurting it.
If we care about our personal wellbeing and the quality of life for generations to come, then we have to start paying attention to what’s at the end of our forks!
What can we, as consumers, do about these myriad issues? The current system is unwieldy and often ugly, but the challenges we face in revolutionizing the textile industry are not insurmountable.