Following input from the chemical industry, cancer risks were downplayed, and the estimate of cancer potency reduced 10-fold from values previously used for environmental decision making.
Denmark is leading the way in instituting reforms to antibiotic use in livestock that are showing solid progress in reducing the prevalence of resistant bacteria. How can the U.S. catch up?
DDT exposure later in life was the focus of previous studies looking at breast cancer risk. Might DDT exposure in young women during periods of the heaviest DDT use predict breast cancer?
I keep hearing the phrase "Be the Change", as if everyone should realize that it's up to each individual to change our environment, our climate, our economy, or our government. The full Gandhi quote is "You must be the change you want to see in the world", but how exactly do
An article for those who love their mother nature. It is an eye opening article.
How to help the environment is becoming more important than ever. We have used many of the natural resources that are on this planet and they are running out. The more people that the planet has, the more resources become fewer and fewer.
Going green today is a life my Grandma lived everyday.Read this article to see what an old timer would say about the green movement in the world.
If you stop to think about it, we use a lot of paper products in our everyday lives around the house. There are paper napkins, paper towels, tissues, and good ol' TP. That my friend adds up to thousands of trees every year. Let's see what alternatives there are to help you go green being p
Carbon Dioxide emissions in a city caused by automobiles are poisonous to the population. Air pollution increases by the day. Cutting down trees will cost us heavily. For they are carbon dioxide absorbers. Every time we do plantation even in a small scale, nature will smile at us. We need clean air.
Worm farming has a lot of benefits to our environment, the waste that is dumped into landfills is not good for our surroundings because when it decomposes it produces gases that are poisonous to plants and living creatures. In order to reduce the methane produced by the poisonous gases governments w
With the UK housing market at an all-time low, it is not surprising that the construction industry is at the forefront of reform when it comes to adapting to a harsher economic climate.However, with the introduction of a government scheme a year ago and the arrival of numerous independent programmes
The need for recycling is an important one in schools because of the need to save money and teach kids about the importance of taking care of the world we live by taking responsibility for the trash we generate; that there are other options then just tossing it on the ground. The types of materials
Australia continuously introduces and implements various efforts to help minimize the impact of greenhouse gas emissions in the country and in the whole world. The Land Down Under is a huge contributor of these harmful emissions. This is why its power companies are urged by the government to offer p
We must reduce toxins because they are contributing to the deterioration of the ozone layer... you know, that little bit of gaseous space that protects us from deadly radiation? The ozone layer is an important part of our lives, even though we rarely think about it, but trust me, if we don't ta
In the mid 1970s, a Russian scientist named Budyko suggested sulfur dioxide could be used to cool the Earth. Now a former Microsoft engineer has an idea to put the plan into effect.
The oil and gas fracking industry is responsible for releasing dozens of toxic chemicals into the air we breathe. Increasing numbers of people who live near fracking wells are becoming ill because of the dangerous chemicals they are breathing in.
In this eco-friendly world everybody wants to do their part. There are a lot of ways of which people can make sure that they are doing their bit in saving the earth from getting polluted and thus save it from a lot of calamities that nature experts foresee in the future.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Million Solar Roofs Initiative is an ambitious project, but it's important to America in terms of generating and conserving energy. The Initiative proposes to install solar energy systems in one million U.S. buildings by the year 2010.
We're all trying to save gas and save the planet. Biking is certainly an earth-friendly way to get around. However, there are some glitches to be worked out.
There are those who would have us believe that resources and actions must be devoted to solving the world's financial crisis at the expense of all else. These same people would also have us believe that addressing the issue of climate change and the environment must be put aside in light of thi