Eco-Anxiety





Cover of Issue 11

Featured in this issue:


A Peddler's Paradise


The successes of Lance Armstrong have helped cycling become more popular than ever, making now the perfect time to go on a low-carbon diet and see the world on two wheels. Whether you go at it on your own or use a guide, our eight eco-friendly bike destinations will make you glad you traded in those driving gloves for spandex.


By Matthew Kadey



Global Worrying


The environment is in peril and anxiety disorders are on the rise. What's the connection?


By Liz Galst



Food Fight


Congress is considering a bill that would mandate national food-labeling standards and override widely varying state laws. Sounds like a good idea - until you look at who's pushing the legislation. Why the National Uniformity for Food Act might be bad for America's health.


By Richard Bradley



Free Lunch


How a group of radical dumpster divers convinced me to question my buying habits - and eat garbage


By Lisa Selin Davis



Save the Glades


Will Central Florida's Hoover Dike protect local residents in a hurricane - or will the region become the next New Orleans?


By Michael Grunwald



Letter from the Editor


The Truth about CO2


By Mark Spellun




Spectrum:

What Price Purr-fection?


By Erika Villani



Kicking the Bottle


Looking at bottled water


By Jen Boulden and Heather Stephenson, co-founders, Ideal Bite



Fresh, Fading, Fertilizer



Ozone Makes a Comeback


By Deborah Snoonian



Feds Say Yes to Bio-based Products


By Kimberly Palmer



Styrofoam


Not just for landfills anymore


By Jacqulyn Lane



The Plenty Tip


No air conditioning? No problem!


By D.S.



Plenty Event Calendar:


August and September



Q&A: Covering the Planet


After two decades of reporting the facts, eco-journalist Andrew Revkin speaks his mind


By Erika Wetter



Current:


Tech: New Nukes?


A research facility will probe whether fusion power is feasible


By Michael W. Robbins



Investing: Liquid Assets


Clean water makes a splash on Wall Street


By Sarah Schmidt



Wheels: The Other Hybrids


E-bikes have been written off as clunky and expensive, but manufacturers say they're getting better


By Susan M. Brackney



Books: Liquid Gold


A veteran enviro reporter explains why declining water reserves in eight states affect life across the U.S.


By Steve Weinberg



Books: New and Noteworthy




Living:


Retreads: Remebrance of Tomes Past


How to deal with used books


By Kelly Pucci



Green Home: A TV Star Returns to his Roots


By Bari Nan Cohen



Culture: The Sky's the Limit


Action sports are setting the standard for a greener sporting world


By Jacqulyn Lane



Off the Grid: Reflecting Nature


A cabin northeast of Toronto offers a unique twist on green housing


By Hans Feuersinger



Style Profile: A Cut Above the Rest


Deborah Milner's lavish couture gowns take green design to the next level


By Christine Richmond



Green Style: In the Money


Stash you cash in one of these eco-friendly wallets



Green Style: Good Scents


These subtle and sophisticated fragrances are made with pure essential oils - and no synthetic ingredients



Food: Rough Cuts


American chefs are serving meats that were once considered inedible - and ecophiles are overcoming their carnophobia to enjoy them


By Christy Harrison



Food: An Eco-Conscious Cookout


Plenty's green-minded tips for the most delicious barbecue


By Christy Harrison



Green Gear:


Grillin' Green


Impress your guests at your next backyard BBQ with these functional eccoutrements



Plenty Labs:


Health: Under Cover


Shield your skin from the sun's harmful rays with these eco-friendly sunscreens


By Erika Villani



Health: Lip Service


By Erika Villani



The Back Page: Security Threat


Laurie David




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