Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

A real revolution in advertisi

A real revolution in advertising

Guerrilla campaigns turn the power of advertising on its head. Tijn Touber | September 2004 issue Ever looked absent-mindedly out the window of a train or bus and realised that an irritating advertising jingle has been running through your head for the past 15 minutes? In High Times (May/June Read More...

Fly the sustainable skies

Fly the sustainable skies

Air travel produces a large--and growing--share of greenhouse gases. Is there any way to see the world without harming it? Jay Walljasper | November 2006 issue Global warming is now at the top of world concerns as scientists, politicians and everyday citizens ponder how to take immediate action Read More...

Death at sea

Death at sea

Evidence is mounting that Navy sonar tests seriously harm whales and porpoises. From his tropical hideaway, a veteran marine biologist works to stop the killing. Marc Kaufman reports from the frontlines. Marc S. Kaufman | July 2004 issue Ken Balcomb stood almost knee deep in the gentle Atlantic Read More...

Dude, where's your commun

Dude, where's your community?

What's your postal carrier's name? And 19 other questions to help you think locally. The Ecologist | September 2004 issue It’s often said that the world is getting smaller, as breakthroughs in communications and transportation make it easier for us to know what’s happening in far reaches of Read More...

Niche no more

Niche no more

The growing ranks of conscious consumers is changing the world. Marco Visscher | October 2004 issue The global market for organic food and drink is estimated at some 19 billion Euros ($23 billion US billion dollars). Although production of organic crops is spreading worldwide, sales are still Read More...

Is this the end of globalizati

Is this the end of globalization?

A well-connected Canadian observer thinks so. Jay Walljasper | July 2004 issue We are entering one of those potent moments of history when the future is up for grabs, announces John Ralston Saul. And he is not referring to some kind of astrological realignment or Nostradamus-style ancient prophesy. Read More...

The shoe fits

The shoe fits

Natalie Dean creates stylish footwear even vegans can love. | September 2006 Read More...

Category 2: Fair trade product

Category 2: Fair trade products

The candidates for the category 'The best fair trade product' | October 2004 issue Meat substitute The holy food of the Incas One of the world’s best-kept food secrets! This is how quinoa is sometimes described. It is an extremely nutritious grain from the Andes mountains, which the Incas Read More...

Editor's letter: Pro auth

Editor's letter: Pro authenticity

Dressed in white Jurriaan Kamp| July/Aug 2006 issue Not long ago, we threw a surprise party on the occasion of our daughter Majlie's high-school graduation. All the guests were asked to wear white. Charged with this task, I dug to the back of my closet, where I did indeed find a pair of white Read More...

I love orange juice

I love orange juice

Research points to lack of vitamin C, rather than fat, as the leading cause of heart disease Tijn Touber | July/Aug 2006 Read More...