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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 04:12 pm

Environmentalists worry about the astronomical growth in plastic garbage

Untitled Document Who is addressing the incredible waste generated by the nation’s bottled-water industry? The plastic waste spawned by the recent as...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 01:42 am
Untitled Document Gel hand sanitizers can help lower the risk of illness, especially during cold-and-flu season, but these products can pose a risk to children if ingested. Are t...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 05:21 am

Every aspect of meat production is an environmental disaster

Untitled Document Vegetarians and vegans argue that eating meat is bad for the environment. How true are these claims? There has never been a better time t...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 12:44 pm

An inefficient PC eats up as much energy as a typical fridge

Untitled Document What’s the environmental impact of personal computers — and are “greener” PCs available? Online gamers and other heavy compute...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 10:05 pm

Environmentalists say liquid coal can turn a Prius into a Hummer

Untitled Document Coal used to fuel power plants and other industrial activity is a key culprit in pollution and climate change. So what is “clean coal”? ...
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008 09:04 pm

Overfishing puts predator of the seas at risk of extinction

Untitled Document What is the status of sharks around the world? Marine biologists report that sharks are in rapid decline around the world. In the North A...
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 12:46 pm

It’s the waste — not your waist — that’s worrisome

Untitled Document What goes into chocolate that would raise environmental concerns? Like coffee beans, the cacao seeds from which we derive chocolate ...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 05:22 pm

It’s a nasty side effect of our convenience-oriented culture

Untitled Document What is the impact of all the littering that individuals do, largely from their cars and on highways? How can we strengthen laws to prevent it? Environme...
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 06:24 am

Upgrading to greener furniture is one of the healthiest things you can do

Untitled Document What should consumers look for in natural furniture? Along with replacing your incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescents and drivi...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 04:37 pm

What to do with electronics when they die

Untitled Document How do we find out about recycling the many other items we use that eventually break or die out, such as light bulbs, disposable batteries, portable...


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