Benji Backer

Not Even On The Agenda? Republicans Keep Heads In Sand On Climate But there's hope with a new generation of GOP youth with environmental conscience

How can it be that climate change—the major planetary issue of our time—isn’t even on the agenda for Republicans in the upcoming elections?


Pest Control Without Poison: Removing Unwanted Bugs From Your Home

If you identify an infestation of nuisance bugs in your home, it is possible to remove it safely without the use of toxic chemicals.

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Pacific Salmon Run

Poet Lynne Goldsmith relates the fascinating life cycle of Pacific salmon in this vivid, stirring poem.


How To Implement Safe Cleaning Practices Into Your Home Routine

If you want to make the switch to using safer cleaning products in your home routine, it’s easier than you might think.