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.
You call this a revolution? Spraying fields with synthetic chemicals to keep pests down is no way to take care of the planet and its inhabitants’ health.
Peanut Allergy Rise Worries Environmentalists Theories still abound regarding causation, but definitive proof remains elusive
Do scientists think there’s a big environmental component to the huge rise in peanut allergy cases in the U.S. and beyond in recent years?
Endocrine Disruptors: Why So Bad? Synthetic chemicals we ingest mimic natural hormones, wreak havoc on our bodies
We can reduce the amount of endocrine disruptors we ingest by buying organic produce, avoiding processed foods & drinking filtered water…
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?
Gardeners wouldn’t use Roundup if they knew about all of the problems attributed to its use.