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Oil spill threatens to smother Gulf Coast food cultures

Oil spill threatens to smother Gulf Coast food cultures

By: Gary Nabhan Published: June 10, 2010 With more than 20 million gallons of oil already let loose in the Gulf of Mexico, fishermen, gator hunters and even farmers are waking up to the fact that the diversity of foods they depend upon for their livelihoods is imperiled. This month, the Renewing America’s Food Traditions […]

Food Producers and Their Traditional Foods at Risk in the Gulf Coast

Food Producers and Their Traditional Foods at Risk in the Gulf Coast

Vermilionaire: An inhabitant of Southern Louisiana who benefits from the region’s rich culture and environment. Vermilionaire is also the title of a recording by the Lost Bayou Ramblers, a Cajun band from Louisiana whose title track is a traditional song of going down to the bayou to fish, hunt, and trap, and never dying of […]

“Eat What You Want to Conserve” Says Arab-American Writer Gary Nabhan

“Eat What You Want to Conserve” Says Arab-American Writer Gary Nabhan

Posts By: Green Prophet Guest Published: June 4, 2010 Since the beginning of the green movement, there has been a rise in the number of organizations and businesses that are doing their part in the promotion of sustainability through conservation. This past Earth Day brought about the Earth Day Network, which has been playing its […]

Saving the planet means more pleasure, says ecologist Gary Nabhan

Saving the planet means more pleasure, says ecologist Gary Nabhan

By: IPS, part of the Guardian Environment Network Published: May 25, 2010 Saving the planet from environmental catastrophe is undoubtedly very important, but one of the reasons many people are not doing their bit could be that being green does not seem much fun. Activists frequently tell us, with good reason, that things such as […]

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