Category Archive: pollution

Sep 14

“Downer Cows, the Meat Supply, and You”

On March 4, 2008, about 17 tons of potentially tainted and dangerous meat was dumped at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill on the Waianae Coast of O’ahu.  We have photos and video of the dumping of the meat. According to media reports, Hawaii school cafeterias were instructed to store any raw and/or frozen beef they might …

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Sep 08

“Fight Global Warming By Going Vegetarian”

Burning the rainforest to make more pasture land

THE HONOLULU WEEKLY Vol. 17, No. 5,  January 31 – February 6, 2007 Thank you for your cover story on the Climate Project and Gore’s film, An Inconvenient Truth (“Being Al Gore” by Joan Conrow, 1/24). You list six other films that offer tools and resources to deal with important issues, one of which was …

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Sep 06

“Livestock Production Degrades Environment”

warning manure lagoon

Honolulu Advertiser November 12, 2004  I must take issue with your Nov. 1 editorial, “Right policies can reverse ag decline.” I do not disagree with your position on the ag land inventory or tax policies. However, you are dead wrong about the livestock issue. You bemoan the decline in the number of livestock operations in …

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Sep 04

“Pupule Paniolo”

Howard Lyman, "The Mad Cowboy"

The Island Vegetarian Oct – Dec 2005 by Pam Davis, VSH Member   Recently, I produced a film of my interview with Howard Lyman talking about the issues close to his heart: exposing the cruelty of factory farming; the devastating environmental damage caused by modern factory farming techniques; the political corruption, where governmental agencies turn …

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