Issue #86
January 16, 2013

Can Sexy Bring The Fish Back?

The old adage ‘sex sells’ is being put to the test to help protect marine wildlife. In attempt to draw attention to overfishing, the campaign Fishlove is taking a page out of PETA’s book – beautiful naked people turn heads, and while you’ve got their attention, maybe you can also compel them to take action. The Fishlove campaign has celebrities like Ben Kingsley and Lizzy Jagger posing au naturelle with sea creatures. ... Read More

The New Normal Weather

Last weekend I fled town to hit the slopes. We rented a chalet on the side of the hill, and hearing reports of great snow I excitedly waxed and sharpened my skis in preparation. But then the night before our weekend getaway, the snow melted. The patches of white on the hills were matched by exposed mud and grass. As we sat on the deck looking over the snowless hills and sipping beers instead of skiing, the conversation inevitably turned to climate change. We all wistfully talked about the good ... Read More

Kombucha: Reasons To Love The Extraordinary Elixir

We've been enamored (okay, obsessed) with kombucha for quite some time, so we're always willing to sing the praises of the black-tea-based libation. But thanks to two recent studies that support the h ... Read More
Issue #86
January 16, 2013