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  • Archive for May, 2008

    Phthalates in Your World

    Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

    One of my favorite organizations in the fight against our toxic world is the Environmental Working Group. They send out regular emails about issues relating to our environment and today’s was particularly interesting as it had a link to their Enviroblog talking about phathalates, that insidious plasticizer that is in all of our bodies. Here […]

    Couple of “Greening” Websites

    Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

    I’m always on the outlook for new ideas, as well as old ones, to decrease my environmental footprint and to share my findings with everyone. Here are a few websites I have found with ideas on how to “green” your life. Live Science has a top 10 list of things to do to Green Your […]

    EPA and The Union of Concerned Scientists – More Evidence Against the White House

    Thursday, May 15th, 2008

    The Union of Concerned Scientists, the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world, has published a scathing report about the interference by the Bush White House on the scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency. In it they reveal just how much of an influence the White House administrators have on […]

    Pollution and the Birds and the Bees (and spiders too) – Another Indictment of Our Handling the Environment

    Friday, May 9th, 2008

    The White House’s recent evisceration of the EPA edict to lower pollution and smog may be another stake in the heart of beekeepers everywhere. Turns out smog and other parts of air pollution may be confusing the bees as well as other pollenators such as moths and bats so they can’t find the flowers. Under […]

    What do the Numbers on Your Fruits and Vegetables Mean?

    Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

    Yesterday, before I started juicing some veggies and fruits, I became a bit annoyed at those little stickers on the fruits. I noticed the numbers and wondered what they meant. Turns out there is a lot of information in those numbers. Here is a brief description of the numbers: Conventionally grown fruits have four digits […]

    An Apollo Program for Clean Energy?

    Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

    Back in the early 1960s, President John F. Kennedy proposed the Apollo plan to land a man on the moon. Back then, energy was cheap, pollution wasn’t a big issue so he had us focus, as a nation, on a project to get us in space. We need that type of program when it comes […]

    Why You Drink Soda – Why Not to Drink Soda

    Monday, May 5th, 2008

    Nice little post on eMedExpert about 8 reasons why people drink sodas and 16 reasons why you should stop.  If just for the weight gain problem, people have to stop drinking this toxic waste. Hopefully this article will convince people to change.