IF YOU WATCHED television at any point in the seventies, you saw him: America’s most famous Indian. Star of perhaps the best-known public service announcement ever, he was a black-braided, buckskinned, cigar-store native come to life, complete with single feather and stoic frown. In the spot’s original version, launched by Keep America Beautiful on Earth [...]Read more »
The legal battle over whether to allow a controversial cattle ranch to withdraw water from the aquifer, possibly interfering with the flow and health of nearby Silver Springs, has become downright cantankerous.
Environmentalists are accusing Sleepy Creek Lands, owner of the proposed 30,000-acre cattle ranch, of playing a legal shell game and changing its water permit [...]
A new study on the environmental burdens of beef, pork, chicken, eggs, dairy and plant products finds that beef is by far the worst offender.
According to the study, published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a prominent scientific journal, beef production releases five times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as the [...]
For Jon Stewart, the most surprising part of Sarah Palin’s recent Facebook video wasn’t her call for President Obama’s impeachment, but a certain analogy she used to justify it.
After Palin compared herself (or America?) to a “battered wife” who must say “no más” to Obama’s handling of the current immigration crisis, Jon Stewart welcomed “Latina [...]
A developer building a Walmart on a tract of disappearing forest between two national parks in south Miami-Dade County should stop all work until a survey of endangered wildlife is completed, federal officials warned this week.
In a strongly worded letter sent to Ram Realty Services, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said at least eight [...]