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Environmental Concerns

Kate Sheppard

Marcellus Energy Development Could Pave Over An Area Bigger Than The State Of Delaware | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

Development of natural gas and wind resources in the Marcellus shale region could cover up nearly 1.3 million acres of land, an area bigger than the s...

Meatless Monday: Eating to Save the World

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Tomorrow is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off a whole month of meatless joy and awareness. Just in time, too, because honey, people need some of both....

Hundreds Of Children Hit With Lead Poisoning In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Chinese battery factories were shuttered after 24 children between the ages of nine months and 16 years old were hospitalized for lead poisoning, ...

Our Plastic Ocean Turns Forty

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wallace J Nichols

We are painfully slow on this eco stuff. But it's not just because we're not "ready" for action. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent to convince us that there is no problem,

A Holiday Wish for Healthy Children in a Healthy World

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

In the eighties, we knew very little about the dangers of living with and around chemicals, and even less about the compounded exposures due to their cumulative effects.

Sam Stein

Environmentalists Fear Obama Will Forget Them In Economic Crisis | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is a small but growing concern within environmental circles that the current economic crisis will push back some of the "green" agenda that Bara...

Georgia Coal Plant Nixed On Environmental Concerns

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ATLANTA (AP) -- The construction of a coal-fired power plant in Georgia was halted Monday when a judge ruled that the plant's builders must first obta...