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Today’s DDT? Scientists Declare Bee-Killing Pesticides Must Be Banned

An international panel of independent scientists has issued a warning about two widely-used pesticides and declared them as dangerous to the environment as DDT.  Specifically, the Task Force on System…

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The Human Face of Chemical Exposure

When something big and unexpected happens to you, when you get your socks knocked off and aren't sure you'll be able to find them any time soon, when you find yourself overwhelmed in a way you've neve…

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Is Our Diet Depleting the Planet?

Everyone has heard of Global Warming, but Global Depletion is much less known. As vast as Global Warming may seem, it is only a small piece in the growing puzzle of Global Depletion, which refers to t…

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3 Easy Ways to Green Your Health

If you're like most people, a little voice inside your head has probably been telling you for a while that it's time to get back to a more natural way of living and take a more serious look at the tox…

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Life is Unfair When it Comes to Clean Air

  By Lamar and Ronnie Tyler Life is not fair. Some people are born with great advantages and others are born with major disadvantages. This is a fact of life that we are faced with from b…

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An Interview with Dr. Philip Landigan, Mercury Expert

  By Molly Rauch, Moms Clean Air Force While researching my blog series on mercury, I kept reading about “mixed results” of epidemiological research on mercury, with the implication t…

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Revisit The Lorax On Earth Day

When my children were young, I read The Lorax to them every Earth Day. The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss has been the go-to environmental book for kids since it’s publication in 1971. As we embark on Earth D…

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Go PVC-Free for Back-to-School

Parents across the country are stocking up on the latest binders and lunchboxes over the next few weeks. But while it's easy to know the healthiest foods to pack in those lunchboxes, many parents are…

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Green Chi: Fabrics With a Good Hand

When I shop for clothes my hand reaches out as soon as my eyes spot a color and texture that appeals to me, to feel if the fabric has a “good hand.” The fabric hand connects me immediately to my sen…

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I had no idea that pepper was so beneficial!

it was ok except tomatoes;squirrels ate about $30.00 worth of plants,I hate them

not to mention animal products... like how 1/2 colgate tube is pure beef, so halal muslims & po…

Thank You for the reminder! I agree with Karen P.'s comment - my other half just can't resist our do…