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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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

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


drugs and earth

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

The #1 Most Endangered River in the U.S. (plus the other top 9).


Carbon Pollution: We’re All Paying the Price. {video}


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It’s time to put a price on carbon and make the polluters stop the carbon destruction.

We’re paying the cost through taxes, medical bills and Continue reading

The Largest Environmental Action in U.S. History—I Was There!


My son & I before the march. NO KXL in lipstick. (Note: No, that’s not real fur.) Photo taken (and lipstick provided) by Laura Sabransky.

Yesterday, an estimated 40,000 people gathered in Continue reading

Help Stop Shell’s Rush to Drill in America’s Arctic.


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[Source: NRDC Biogems]

Shell’s rush to drill in the Polar Bear Seas produced another blunder this month.

One of the company’s oil rigs, carrying 150,000 gallons of Continue reading

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