Monthly Archives: June 2006

Will we ruin the Canadian tar sands?

Dennis Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—The Washington Post is wailing about the environmental ruination of that great ecological wonder, the Canadian tar sands. Canada’s Athabasca Basin holds more hydrocarbons (oil) than anyplace else in the world. It has a huge patch of … Continue reading

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Will Wal-Mart’s Organic Cotton Save the Planet?

Dennis Avery and Alex Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Wal-Mart recently sold 190,000 yoga outfits made from organic cotton through its Sam’s Club stores. The Organic Exchange cheered, and announced that Wal-Mart had just saved the planet’s cotton fields from being sprayed with … Continue reading

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Milk’s safety, Letter to the Editor

Chicago Tribune, Letters to the Editor June 13, 2006 This is in response to Tribune health and fitness reporter Julie Deardorff’s June 4 column in the Q section, “Twins theory may make you have a cow.” We are disappointed that … Continue reading

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Organics Business Big and Growing

The organic food movement is poised to enter the big time: according to the USDA, sales of organic foods will near $18 billion by the end of 2007 — up from about $10 billion in 2003. You might think this … Continue reading

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Global Warming: Some Inconvenient Glaciers

Ruth Kava, Ph.D., R.D. Dennis Avery Al Gore says the world’s glaciers are melting because humanity has emitted too much CO2. However, a new peer-reviewed study shows that in South America’s Andes Mountains the glaciers’ advances and retreats have not … Continue reading

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Chew On Some Real Food Dangers!

Dennis Avery There’s a new children’s book out, telling kids that vicious food-mongers are trying to make them obese with fast food. That’s such a pathetic scare! Any food can make you fat if you eat too much. Chew on … Continue reading

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