logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Lou Mae, Alyssa Price, Nikol, Dr.V.M.Palaniappan, Ph.D., OHNSENT
58163 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,163 Registered Members
417 Forums
118,089 Topics
839,380 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 206
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading 168
Mona - Astronomy 107
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 107
Angie 33
Angela - Drama Movies 18
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 15
Susan - Meditation Editor 15
Lynne - ChristianLiving 7
JOY (Self Development) 7
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#674313 - 03/31/11 04:30 PM Green Issues and Women's Issues
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 22144
I was thinking recently about green issues and women's issues. On one hand they seem to be fairly disparate - an entirely separate groups of areas. But are they really? Are there areas where women's issues and green issues intertwine and helping one helps the other?
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#675037 - 04/03/11 12:07 PM Re: Green Issues and Women's Issues [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa - Buddhism Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 1207
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Hmmm...this is interesting to think about. The first thought that came to mind for me is that women are still the primary caretakers and food-growers or food-purchasers for their families, all around the world. And so they tend to be the ones thinking the most about food sources, in terms of things being organic, sustainable, etc. They are also most connected to household refuse, and therefore most connected to things like recycling, reusing, composting, etc. In that sense, I think we are very directly connected, on the household level. When I start thinking on a more 'macro' level, I don't know how much is directly linked to women's issues...
_________________________
Lisa Erickson, Buddhism Editor
Buddhism Site
Teaching and Private Session Website: Enlightened Energetics
Blog: Mommy Mystic

Top
#680585 - 04/22/11 01:35 PM Re: Green Issues and Women's Issues [Re: Lisa - Buddhism]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 22144
Dear Lisa -

Those are some great points. I think especially with the organic, sustainable food, women are often the primary drivers in a household for those issues.

I know many women who really want to eat cage-free chicken and organic vegetables but they can't afford the items in their budget. That's a real shame - those foods used to be the "normal" foods that everyone ate!

Are there suggestions on how to work on a budget that allows those healthier food choices, both for the consumers and for the environment?
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#706745 - 08/10/11 07:52 PM Re: Green Issues and Women's Issues [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
be fashion Offline
Newbie

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 10
BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!

Top

Moderator:  Barbara - Women's Issues 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
2 minutes 6 seconds ago
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
3 minutes 57 seconds ago
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
9 minutes 17 seconds ago
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
13 minutes 41 seconds ago
Space Missions - Quiz *new article*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 11:27 PM
Ultra-cool Dwarf and the Seven Planets *new*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 11:12 PM
The Modern Library
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading
Reading
Yesterday at 06:35 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Yesterday at 03:20 PM
Would you deny Jesus ?
by Angie
Christian Living
Yesterday at 11:28 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Angie
Stress Management
Yesterday at 11:21 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
2 registered (Nancy Roussy, Celestine - Special Ed), 109 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.