Public Lands Funding Transfer Affecting Our Birthright

Part of my Ecology and Plant Diversity class at Cal Poly is attending field trips to public lands around California. We go to learn about the area and the plants that are native to each section of the land. Los Osos Dunes allowed our class to walk freely through the public lands that belong to all…

How Meatless Mondays Are Attracting More Consumers

My journey to vegetarianism started out with a Meatless Monday and an idea of eating a little bit healthier. I was just starting college and needed to adjust my diet due to the food options offered on campus. Back at home I would limit eating meat during the day but the majority of the dinners…

Are We Donating to The Right Causes?

Featured photo by Ricky Wright (Flickr, Creative Commons) When Tori Aronow bought a shirt from Ivory Ella, her decision wasn’t based on design alone. She also loved the idea that a portion of her purchase would help benefit the elephants… but did it? With Earth Day quickly approaching, April 22, several preservation organizations are taking…