Flame Retardants: A Health Risk to Fetuses, Infants & Children.


Despite being a carcinogen, the flame retardant Tris is still used in many other infant products, such as crib mattresses. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Despite being a carcinogen, the flame retardant Tris is still used in many other infant products, such as crib mattresses. Photo credit: Shutterstock

State and federal governments must institute new policies to protect the public from exposure to flame retardants.

~ Recent research report from Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI).

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Governor Cuomo: Don’t Poison New Yorkers. {Video}


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People (and animals) are already suffering from the unintended consequences of Continue reading

It’s H-H-Hot so You’re Off to the Beach. But is the Water Polluted?


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The number of beach closing and advisory days in 2011 reached the third-highest level in 22 years. Continue reading

The Creeks Are Silent.


Photo of a creek in our ‘hood that’s normally flowing.

We finally planted a rain garden this year. And now there’s been little to no rain. Continue reading

How Many Holidays does the Earth Need?


I love the earth and everything, but geez.

Nothing wrong with celebrating and being grateful for the earth. And flowers Continue reading

What’s the Most Cost Effective Green Light Bulb? {Infographic}


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Confused about the differences between CFLs, incandescents and LEDs?

This chart should clear things up plus give you the facts you’ll need to make an informed purchase decision based on costs, carbon emissions, toxicity and more… Continue reading

Help Stop the Hunting of Polar Bears for Profit.


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Hundreds of polar bears are killed each year for their skin, teeth, Continue reading

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