Scientists in Wisconsin have hit on a new way to determine how exposed we humans are to toxic chemicals in the environment: They're asking baby eagles. Well, "asking" may put too nice a spin on it.…75 comments
It’s a common line of questions: Should I be eating seafood? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Unsurprisingly, people have many different opinions on the matter. But in our modern era of declining oce…94 comments
Probably not so great even if you're not pregnant... Mercury in the upper layers of the ocean has more than tripled since industrial revolution, mostly thanks to the burning of fossil fuels like co…55 comments
If the thought of drinking toilet water makes you cringe, you'll hate learning that ice served at many fast food restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets. As reported b…110 comments
By Laura Michelle Burns Sometimes when I start to do research on a specific health and safety issue, I feel overwhelmed: toxins from air pollution settle into our water and contaminate our fish wit…62 comments
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