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Child Autism Epidemic Firmly Linked to Environment

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Okay, now we know that all that household stuff we've been using and breathing for the last 50 years is damaging our children. Sure, some of the problem is toxic chemicals outside the home, but there's a witches' brew under the kitchen sink we CAN control. Yet how many of us will stop using... Read More...

Why the Green Movement Should Include Environmental Health Issues

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Annie Bond makes a great point. The Green Movement and the anti-toxics advocates need to shelter under the banner of the now accepted "Green" movement. It's not just the earth that needs to be kept healthy; it's also the earth's people. Read More...

Atrazine: DDT All Over Again

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This detailed and thorough article on the widespread use of the weed-killer and hormone disrupting chemical, atrazine, reminds us that Rachel Carson's warnings against the poisoning of our landscape and ourselves should still be ringing in our ears. Read More...

Our Personal Environment I: We Are What We Eat

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As Dr. Molly Gray told Congress in February 2010, she was shocked to learn the extent of the toxic chemical burden she had accumulated, even though she was a careful consumer, eating primarily organic foods and using household products that were tagged as chemically safe. But like most of us over the last 50... Read More...

When the Grass Isn’t Green

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It will be a surprise to many that Fox News, normally a bastion of anti-environmental rhetoric, declared its concern that grass-carpeted city parks in dry parts of the country are “Bad for the Environment.” Fox’s reasoning – that the grassy areas release more carbon into the atmosphere than they capture – is right on... Read More...

New Study Links Autism to Environment

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Research links soaring incidence of the mysterious neurological disorder to fetal and infant exposure to pesticides, viruses, and household chemicals -- not to vaccinations, as many parents mistakenly have feared. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.