Conservation in the Real World

School has been consuming all my writing time. Hence, the crickets around here. If you want to keep up with my writing, you can find me on my other blog “Under Pressure.” Since I haven’t been writing here, I decided to start a photo series titled “Conservation in the Real World.” In it, I’ll show […]

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More Chewing on “The Ominvore’s Dilemma”

As I started on the “Grass” section of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, I thought it was going to be another downer like the first section. Great, industrial organic really isn’t much better than industrial ag! Now what do I eat? Thankfully the situation wasn’t quite so bleak as the story continued. Pollan’s comparison between George Naylor’s […]

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Saves You, Saves the Planet: Use Less Nitrogen

Nitrogen? Yep. It doesn’t grab the headlines like carbon dioxide, but it too¬†plays a significant role in changing our environment. I am not talking about the nitrogen naturally found in the atmosphere, since it is inert. I am referring to the reactive nitrogen produced by man, such as that found in synthetic fertilizer. Nitrogen has […]

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