A video about a Community Supported Agriculture program in Brooklyn, New York, gets to the heart of what’s good about knowing your farmer and the source of your food. Our current issue offers insight and tips on on how to get involved in your local CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture. This video of a Brooklyn, […]
Overuse and misuse of antibiotics is giving rise to new incidents of infectious diseases like tuberculosis and malaria.
As oil supplies run low, countries turn to biofuels–and poor nations face rising rates of hunger as a result.
Responsible Seed Growing and Saving in 2011Gone are the days when a seed was just a seed. Now seeds are genetically modified, manipulated to be pesticide- and chemical-resistant and even encrypted with patents. Most traditional garden centers sell seeds with some of these altered characteristics, although you won’t know it from reading the labels. These […]
Querido DiálogoEcológico: Recientemente la ONU votó para declarar el acceso seguro al agua limpia un “derecho humano.” ¿No es eso obvio? ¿Cuáles son las ramificaciones de esta declaración?
Querido DiálogoEcológico: Si Japón cerrara todas sus centrales nucleares después del daño reciente y escapes de radiación causados por el terremoto y tsunami del 11 de marzo, ¿cuál sería su menú de energía? ¿Podría proporcionar todo su electricidad de otras maneras?
Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t cleaning products have to list their ingredients, and are these products tested for what they might do to your health?
Dear EarthTalk: We have an invasion of phragmites in the wetlands bordering our neighborhood. I understand they are a non-native plant that, if left unchecked, will overrun the whole ecosystem. How does one remedy this situation in an eco-friendly way?
Encyclopedia Britannica’s Rainforests app lets kids explore the world’s rainforests through brilliant images, detailed information and interactive quizzes and games. Designed for ages 8-12, Encyclopedia Britannica’s Rainforests app lets kids explore the world’s rainforests through brilliant images, detailed information and interactive quizzes and games. This app is filled with a wealth of amazing, high-quality images […]
myhaircares.com The Yes Men’s Latest Hoax-Within-a-Hoax Entangles a Canadian Pipeline GiantAt one point, Greenpeace co-founder Rex Weyler denounced it as “absurd” and “a joke.” And, boy, was he right. Canadian oil company, Enbridge Inc., really hadn’t enlisted beauty salons across North America to help clean up more than 800,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into […]
ProPublica just published an article exposing the dangers posed by hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells.