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Today I posted a link to a new study on my Facebook page. (Did you like my page yet? If not, please do!) Anyway, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study, which was covered by ScienceDaily, detailed the fact that phthalates found in plastic products can disrupt pregnancy hormones. Here’s the summary: [...]

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News for December 23, 2009

Environmental Health News reports — no more secrets: EPA Announces Plan to Require Disclosure of Secret Pesticide Ingredients KB: Anything that doesn’t kill pests must be reported on label. So you’ll know what –aside from poison — you’re using in your home or yard. SustainableBusiness.com says no lumps in the stocking this year: No New [...]

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The Associated Press reports on a story that should be getting more press. Group threatens lawsuit over 144 species KB: President Obama, I know healthcare is important, but these species need your help! HuffingtonPost.com has photos of animals we may miss someday. Rocky Mountain Endangered Species: 11 Endangered Plants and Animals KB: And this is [...]

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News for December 20, 2009

BBC News thinks this is all wet. India’s Wettest Place ‘Lacks Water KB: Do I even have to say it???

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News for December 1, 2009

Cincinnati.com discusses why it’s important to keep kids safe from lead. Lead exposure, Brain Damage Linked KB: I wrote an article for Parents on this a few years ago.

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News for November 30, 2009

The National Academy of Sciences of the United States laments a loss. Glacier Loss on Kilimanjaro Continues Unabated KB: “Of the ice cover present in 1912, 85% has disappeared, and 26% of that present in 2000 is now gone.” Wow.

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News for November 28, 2009

MSNBC reports on how global warming affects the animals. Much Less Stable Ice for Polar Bears, Expert Says KB: Seems to be a trend… GreenLivingIdeas wonders if the folks in the U.K. can keep the fires burning. Britannia to Run Out of Wood for Second Time in 500 Years KB: The U.K. has it partially [...]

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News for November 25, 2009

McClatchy Newspapers reports on the new limits. EPA to Limit Sulfur Dioxide for First Time Since 1971 Me: People with asthma and other lung diseases are breathing easier just thinking about it. They — and I — can’t wait until it actually goes into effect. BBC News looks at the body/environment connection. Climate change policies [...]

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News for November 24, 2009

Sierra Club gives us some come-backs. Holiday Survival Guide: How to Win Arguments and Influence People. KB: This is going to be really useful when the in-laws come up for the holidays! Care2 is on thin ice. Antarctica Melting at a Faster Rate KB: I don’t understand how people can still say global warming is [...]

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News for November 20, 2009

EcoSalon educates: 8 Eco Terms Everyone Should Know: From COP15 to Astro-Turfing. KB: I follow the eco-beat, but I still came away learning something. San Francisco Gate identifies a hot topic. More debate over San Francisco’s Compost KB: I am using this as inspiration to start composting this spring. Scientific American goes skyward. Growing Skyscrapers: [...]

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