New research that some are dubbing a second “Silent Spring” shows that neonicotinoid insecticides have an adverse effect on non-target invertebrate species, such as birds. Neonicotinoids
Democrats in both chambers of Congress have introduced a bill that would ban Bisephenol-A, (BPA) from all food packaging. Reps. Lois Capps (Calif.) and Grace Meng (N.Y.), along with Sen. Ed Markey
Over 20,000 individuals took action with Green America in March, asking the Apple company to improve labor conditions in its supplier factories, and it turns out Apple is listening! Now Green America
Never one to shy away from poisoning the food supply, the United States government is all set to introduce yet another doozy of a pesticide into the American food supply. Cyantraniliprole, recently
Breastfeeding is such a lovely time to bond with baby, but many infants take a few days or weeks to get the hang of it, during which time a mother’s sensitive nipples really start to wear and tear.
A brand new and alarming peer-reviewed study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives has identified a total of 102 chemicals that are linked to breast cancer. While finding out that
Klean Kanteen recently launched three fresh new graphic designs that celebrate the natural world. The bottle illustrations are aptly named Grow, Preserve, and Move. “Grow is a reflection on the
EWG’s 2014 Dirty Dozen List Reveals Apples are Still Seriously Contaminated with Pesticides for the Fourth Year in a Row
Each year Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, better known as the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″ produce lists, shows consumers what the government
A new study, soon to be published in the June issue of Food Technology shows that extremely high levels of glyphosate—the active weed-killing chemical in Roundup is turning up in all kinds of food
Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of
Photo by Shutterstock Bottled water is undeniably bad for the environment and for human health thanks to chemicals that leach out of those shimmery plastic containers. Now, at least one U.S. city is a
According to Green America, “Seventy-five percent of the world’s population owns a cell phone, billions of which are made in China.” No surprise there. However, what may surprise some
Photo of wristbands worn in study by Environmental Science & Technology Candy colored silicone bracelets are the hot accessory of choice for kids who want to show support for their favorite causes.
Photo by Shutterstock There’s almost no escaping bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is found in canned food linings, paper products, plastic toys and of course plastic dishes, such as baby bottles, reusable
Fueled by rapidly growing industry with little to no environmental oversight, China’s air pollution has become an international issue of concern in recent years. Nowhere is the smog more obvious
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