National Resources Defense Council

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    NRDC: Americans Waste 40 Percent of Their Food, Up to $189 a Month

    Last week, The National Resources Defense Council (NDRC) released a report showing that 40 percent of food in the United States is tossed out. This totals $165 billion a year -- which breaks down to $112 to $189 per month for a family of four. The report shows food waste occurs at every stage o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Gumby's Creator, Art Clokey's 90th Bday: Five Gumby Food Cartoons

    Gumby's creator would have been 90 today‚ÄčArt Clokey, the creator of Gumby and his horsey sidekick Pokey, would have been 90 today. Clokey spent more than 50 years perfecting claymation and stop-action film techniques.Kids just cared about Gumby and Pokey. Clokey died in January, 2010 at the age of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Score One for the Enviro-Boys: Lake Belt Plan Shot Down Again

    ‚ÄčA federal appeals court Thursday shot down a case that greatly endangered both Miami-Dade's drinking water and Everglades National Park. The three-judge panel confirmed last year's decision to side with the Sierra Club and several other groups against the Army Corps of Engineers. In 2002, th ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    God's Eye on the Sparrow

    Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?