Food for Thought: Keep it Real (and organic)

“You are what you eat eats.” –Michael Pollan, author In my last entry of this series, I left off questioning why we have in general become so reliant on nutrition in synthetic, encapsulated form. Now I'm the first to admit that it's easy to get lured in by the supplement hype--compounds like resveratrol (typically found … Continue reading Food for Thought: Keep it Real (and organic)

Where have all the civilized people gone?

Part 2 in my blog mini-series on how everything is connected  My last post discussed the idea of connectivity with a focus on ecosystems, and how human activities are damaging ecological connectivity. This week I want to expand upon this concept based on an inspiring interview that ties together environmental conservation, human survival, democracy, gender … Continue reading Where have all the civilized people gone?