L.A., Soon to Be Drowning in Dog Poop, Bans Plastic Grocery Bags

Today marks a dark day in the annals of people who refuse to pick up after their dogs (or tethered goats — whatever you're into): Los Angeles has, with the New Year, instituted a ban on plastic grocery bags, meaning that L.A.-area residents will have to either provide their own bags or pay an extra ten cents for each… » 1/01/14 4:00pm 1/01/14 4:00pm

Fuck for Forest Chronicles Activists’ Frustrating Naïveté (NSFW)

The trailer for Fuck for Forest, a documentary about a group of environmentalists from Berlin who descend in naked whirlwind of public sex in the Amazonian rainforest, has been making the Internet rounds for quite a while. Somehow, a documentary about dreadlocked white European twenty-somethings creating eco-porn as a … » 5/26/13 1:00pm 5/26/13 1:00pm

It's Not Helpful To Think Of Saving The Earth As Woman's Maternal Duty

I hope that everyone is enjoying Earth Day while they still can — please take a moment to appreciate the glories of nature before climate change reduces our planet to a desolate Water World littered with the bloated corpses of drowned polar bears. This is an issue about which it's easy to feel despondent, seeing as… » 4/22/13 7:00pm 4/22/13 7:00pm