Stunning pictures of a rare Java Leopard! A camera-trap captured a rare glimpse at one of the most endangered species in the world. Find out more here: http://goo.gl/lZAhf
Why we need competitive electricity markets (with fennec foxes!): http://goo.gl/TXshA
Shrinking of Mount Everest’s glaciers is speeding up. Find out more here
Stand out podcast from This American Life on Climate Change and the shifting debate in the US. Including one deeply Republican politician’s attempt to build a conservative coalition around the issue, even after speaking out cost him his congressional seat.
Are you comfortable doing business with the Koch Brothers, and giving them more money for their climate denial lobbying? Do you want to buy in to Monsanto’s efforts to modify and aggressively patent the genetics of staple food crops?
Those are personal decisions in a free market economy. But to be a rational consumer, you need more information than can be found on product packaging. Since large corporations often grow by absorbing smaller brands, often you have no idea where your dollars are ending up.
Los Angeles-based programmer Ivan Pardo would like to change that with a new app, called “Buycott”. More from the great Osocio…