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President Obama travels to the Everglades on Wednesday to mark Earth Day in a place that showcases the delicate dance between water, land and survival. In the Everglades, after all, a rise of just a few inches in the...

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What's on Your Plate Affects the Planet

The tradition of Meatless Mondays started during World War I, and was revived again during World War II, as a way to conserve resources for our troops. Recognizing the impacts of a meat-based diet is by no means a new...

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