Dog cancer rates are on the rise, and many environmentalists are blaming the profusion of lawn chemicals we use to keep our grass green and weed-free.
Most dogs love being free to run in the yard, but the same fertilizers that keep grass healthy may also be contributing to the uptick in canine cancers.
Native plants, drip irrigation, composting and all-natural pest deterrents: these are the pillars of an eco-friendly garden.
Algae blooms and the poisoning of aquatic life are just a few of the problems associated with our overuse of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizer on our farms and in our backyards.
A groundbreaking new book, From Enemies to Partners: Vietnam, the U.S. and Agent Orange, addresses the ongoing environmental and health problems still lingering today across Vietnam as a result of American forces using Agent Orange to eliminate forest cover there four decades ago.
Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor uses Roundup in her yard routinely and tells me it’s harmless to people and pets, but I’ve heard that it is carcinogenic. Can you set the record straight? —Maise Alexander, New Hope, PA Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides contain three key components: the […]
Any ideas for how to get rid of all the weeds in my yard without resorting to using RoundUp, given concerns that this herbicide has links to cancer?