Issue #57
June 14, 2012

Runnning100 Miles, Meat-Free

Ultra-marathoners are an intense breed. The sheer fitness, strength and grit needed to run 50 or more kilometers, puts me in awe. The determination someone must have to just keep running mile after mile, on rugged trails, even long after the sun has gone down is something quite remarkable. ... Read More

A Cure For Water Woes In The Bag

When it comes to issues plaguing health and slowing development in many of the poorest countries, water is always at the top of the list. Much of the aid industry’s attention on improving health through better access to safe and clean water has focused on the water at its source, digging wells and installing pumps. ... Read More

Vegan Fine Food For 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, ‘vegan fine food’ was considered an oxymoron by most. Few would have predicted that a vegan restaurant could not only survive in New York’s Upper East Side, but also thriv ... Read More

What Can We Expect From Rio+20?

I’d love to say that next week all eyes will be on Rio when the United Nations’ Rio+20 Conference kicks off on June 20. Thing is, I’m not sure that they really will. While civil society leaders ... Read More
Issue #57
June 14, 2012