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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Fracking, Fracking & More (F*cking) Fracking.


Pavillion, WY, resident Louis Meeks’ well water contains methane gas, hydrocarbons, lead and copper, according to the U.S. EPA’s test results. When he drilled a new water well, it also showed contaminants. The drilling company Encana is supplying Meeks with drinking water. Photo credit: Abrahm Lustgarten/ProPublica

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Hey Yo! A Somewhat Silly Dance-Meets-Rap Protest Song by Univer Soul. {Video}


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And an out-of-the-ordinary environmental awareness campaign and fundraiser. Continue reading

Why Are There So Many Chemicals In My Body & How Did They Get There?


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Photo via Pinterest

Ever wonder about chemicals in your day-to-day life? I have. Continue reading

Volunteer to Build Sustainable Communities Around the World.


Photo: EPS

Photo: EPS

The crisis is already here. You can help.

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Get Outside & Play!


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Photo from pinterest

Did you know June is Great Outdoors Month?

Here’s something I just found on my old blog, written in June, 2009! Things have changed since then. My son is now 12 and for the last few years it’s been nearly impossible to get him inside when the weather is nice. Continue reading

The Side Effects of Prescription Drugs on the Environment. {Infographic}


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From the time production begins until long after they are consumed, harmful chemicals have numerous opportunities to affect  Continue reading

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