14 Nov '11, 7pm

Grassroots pesticide fighter takes on the big polluters via @grist

Grassroots pesticide fighter takes on the big polluters via @grist

Grist is proud to present the Change Gang -- profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you'll have heard of; most you probably won't. Know someone we should add to the Change Gang? Tell us why. If you spend a little time Googling Mari Rose Taruc, the staff director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network , you'll find that the adjective most likely to be applied to her is "fierce." Taruc laughs delightedly when told this. "I'm a mother with two sons who are asthmatic," she explains. "And I know that my environmental work is connected to that. It's mama being protective of her kids -- but also, seeing the broader social justice connection to what it means to protect my children and kids like them from the forces that are causing them to b...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/pollution/2011-11-14-grassroots-pest...

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Tattoos are decidedly NOT vegan:

grist.org 15 Nov '11, 3pm

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Exclusive: Tim Robbins and ‘The Big Fix’ Filmmakers Say Government Still Needs Change (Video). #TheBigFix

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ecorazzi.com 14 Nov '11, 4pm

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grist.org 16 Nov '11, 2pm

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"@suecommaB: Interview on

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switchboard.nrdc.org 16 Nov '11, 7pm

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Big Sky photos by @ericcahan amazing!

Big Sky photos by @ericcahan amazing!

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