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 [...]
Category Archive for 'Crunchy & Green News'
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 [...]
BBC News thinks this is all wet. India’s Wettest Place ‘Lacks Water KB: Do I even have to say it???
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
The Guardian (UK) knows there’s more to life than humans. Biodiversity loss is Earth’s ‘immense and hidden’ tragedy, Darwin’s ‘natural heir’ warns KB: It’s time to stop being selfish, and start looking past our own lives. Discovery news asks people to butt in. Cigarette Butts Toxic to Fish. KB: I never understood why some smokers [...]