Environmentalism Increasingly Intermingled With Religion.

Environmentalism Increasingly Intermingled With Religion.
“Traditional environmental groups, which have been historically secular, had mixed reactions to their new allies. Many
welcomed their support and fervor, but others were uncomfortable, agreeing with historian Lynn White’s conclusion that a
Judeo-Christian religious tradition that placed man at the center of the universe was at the root of Western exploitation of
nature.”

Doctors’ Group Loses Bid to

Doctors’ Group Loses Bid to Block Food Guidelines.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a doctors’ group which advocates a vegetarian diet, is sueing the USDA in an attempt to halt the distribution of the well-known “food pyramid” diagrams. PCRM objects to the listing of dairy products as the primary source of calcium. Ninety percent of Asians, 70 percent of African
Americans and Native Americans, and 15 percent of whites have
difficulty digesting lactose, making dairy a less-than-ideal source of calcium