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Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 11:42 pm

Addressing the chief threats to healthy soil

Untitled Document The soil beneath our feet is a critical resource but subject to many threats. What are they, and what can be done? Even among the ecology-minded, soil...
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007 10:24 am

The more environmentally friendly alternative may be a surprise

Untitled Document OK, once and for all, which is more environmentally friendly, paper or plastic, at the grocery checkout? The city of San Francisco recently banned pl...
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 03:54 pm

Giving rugrats nutritious food just encourages them

Untitled Document Where does one turn in order to give babies fresh, organic food? Babies deserve the best possible start in life, so giving them nutritious food i...
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 11:15 am

“Anti-bacterial” may actually pose a health risk

Untitled Document Are antibacterial soaps better than plain soaps? University of Michigan researchers reviewed numerous studies conducted between 1980 and 2006 and conc...
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 02:30 pm

They kill or injure about 26,000 people each year

Untitled Document What is the status of the land mines issue popularized by Princess Diana and Paul McCartney’s ex-wife, Heather Mills? Land mines were first widely ...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 12:20 pm

Wastewater loaded with harmful synthetic chemicals

Untitled Document What are the best kinds of dishwasher and laundry soaps for the environment? The average North American produces between 60 and 150 gallons of wa...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 09:54 am

Get students to eat right by giving them organic food

Untitled Document How can we get schools to offer healthier and more eco-friendly cafeteria food to our kids? Now that many schools have stopped selling sodas and ...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 06:49 pm

Industry makes reuse more cost-effective and convenient

Untitled Document What can be done to recycle Styrofoam economically and efficiently? Known within the packaging industry as expanded polystyrene (EPS) and usually...
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007 01:01 am

Good environmental policy flourishes where there’s fairness

Untitled Document Aside from the obvious benefits to humanity of reducing poverty, how would promoting more   economic equality around the world benefit the environment? ...
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007 01:47 am

The Civic GX may be the cleanest mainstream car on the road

Untitled Document Honda produces a natural-gas-powered Civic. What exactly comes out of the vehicle’s tailpipe, and how harmful to the environment is the extraction and ref...


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