Is One Of The Greatest Engineering Marvels Of The Industrial Age Becoming Obsolete?
It's pretty easy to get discouraged about the state of the world one year before the next millennium. Look at the headlines: World population is soaring (though the rate of increase has diminished somewhat), epidemics are devastating whole continents, the release of global warming gases has reached record highs, biodiversity is eroding everywhere as forest […]
Wise Use Groups Want to Tame the Land. Conservationists Want to Turn it Over to Wildlife. Could They Ever Agree on an Ambitious Wildlife Corridor Called Y2Y? Driving through the fertile basin of Montana's Paradise Valley, wildlife seems secondary to development and politics along the two-lane highway headed toward Yellowstone National Park. Signs to “Elect […]
Organic Cotton May be the Key to a Good Night's Rest It's easy to feel virtuous using 100 percent cotton bed sheets. What could be more pure than bedding made from a natural product, with no artificial fibers? Unfortunately, it's not that simple. Mothers & Others For a Livable Planet reports that cotton is the […]
Can Herbal Remedies Keep You From Experiencing Seasonal Misery? 'Tis the season to be merry, especially if you've managed to avoid catching a cold or the flu while those around you have been laid low by the winter crud. Is making it through the cold season unscathed just a matter of good luck, or can […]