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Entries by Lynne Peeples from 08/2012

Light Pollution's Potentially Harmful Effects Highlighted In New Film

Posted 08.02.2012 | Green

Ian Cheney had no idea that artificial light at night could be unhealthy when he began filming his new documentary, "The City Dark." His interest in w...

Rat Poisons Threaten Health Of Wildlife, Pets And Kids

Posted 08.07.2012 | Green

Near the drugstore counter where Maggie Sergio recently filled a prescription stood a large display of d-CON. The popular rat and mouse killer was ava...

Dust Storms' Health Risks: Asthma Triggers, Chemicals, Bacteria May Be In The Wind

Posted 08.11.2012 | Green

Scientists are predicting that the frequency of dust storms, on the rise in the last few years, will continue to increase. Some have also suggested th...

GMO Label Opponents Spend Millions To Fight Prop 37 As Advocates Cite Rising Pesticide Use, Health Risks

Posted 08.17.2012 | Green

On page 16 of the Biotechnology Basics Activity Book, a "Kidz Quiz" asks the question, "Does biotechnology help people reduce their use of pesticides?...

Hurricane Isaac May Stir Up Oil From BP Spill

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Isaac batters the Gulf Coast, some experts are warning that the storm could threaten more than levees, power lines and gas prices. Isa...