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Deconstructing Dinner: BioFuel Boom

BIOFUEL BOOM: GREENWASHING AND JET-POWERED CARS Industry and government refer to them as "sustainable” and "clean”, but biofuels are far from it. We now face the greatest... 



100 Mile Vacation

An Ecologic Place Finding Simple Sanctuary on Marrowstone Island Twenty years ago, new to Vancouver and burned out from jump-starting a coaching business there, I heard a radio guy... 



A Model for Communication

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. This quote, written at the end of the eighteenth century by Joseph Priestley, an English Chemist and Clergyman,... 



Going Green

Everywhere you look these days, one is confronted by the colour green. The metaphoric green, that is; the flag waving colour of environmentalists everywhere. Not everyone, however,... 



Green Cleaners

Now that the weather is getting warmer we are once again reminded that it is time for spring-cleaning. Most cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have uncertain... 



Spring Energy

The coming of spring brings the very welcome warmth of the sun, and the accompanying signs of growth sprouting all around us. Such is often a time of getting outside more often, of... 



Another View on Weight Loss

With the coming of spring comes the urge to emerge from our winter selves and start afresh. Inevitably this leads to some self examination and the determination to shed some of the... 



Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects a large percentage of the population. Fully 30 – 50 percent of all referrals to a gastroenterologist are for IBS. It is often diagnosed by... 



Cancer and Nutrition

Cancer. When one hears that they have cancer, it can be very scary! For good reason! First, there are many theories (ie: parasites, viruses, bacterial, injury, yeast, fungi, inflammation,... 



Your Shape

The most common New Year’s resolutions are to exercise more, and to lose some weight. Did you make that commitment this year? Have you started yet? Do you have a plan? Have... 



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