Dear EarthTalk: I heard that sea turtles are developing cancerous tumors at an alarming rate. What’s going on?<bR><bR>Dear EarthTalk: Are there prepared lunches comparable to Oscar Mayer "Lunchables" that are healthier and more environmentally friendly?
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that there were only two curbside recycling programs in the country in the early 1970s. Where were they and how many are there now?<bR><bR>Dear EarthTalk: Where can one recycle computer equipment that is out of date or broken and not worth upgrading or fixing?
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard I should avoid buying wood products made from "old-growth timber." What does that refer to, and how can I tell if something is made from old-growth wood?<bR><bR>Dear EarthTalk: Does drinking hard water result in an unhealthy buildup of minerals in the body over time? Should I use a water softener?
Dear EarthTalk: Why is gasoline so much more expensive in Europe than in the U.S.?<bR><bR> Dear EarthTalk: I have been looking for an electric can crusher so that I can crush my aluminum cans and store them for recycling. Do you have any idea who makes one?