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Environmental Advocacy

Two for Tuesday: The Latest on Common Pesticide and Coal Ash

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

A product used not just by farmers but also by lots of us common variety home gardeners and lawn groomers has been linked to a variety of unsavory health effects from cancer (in people) to hormonal disruptions (in animals).

The Search For Meaning And A Coal-Free Washington

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

Surprisingly, the state of Washington has found a voice through faith that may set a precedent for climate action amid paralysis in the "other Washington."

Putting It All on the Line for the Environment

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.TheGreenGrok.com.John and Patricia Adams, the founders of NRDC, came to Duke this week. In the late 1960s, the American environme...

Short Film Reveals The Secret Life of Beef

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

It doesn't have to be all doom-and-gloom. We as consumers still have options, which, over time, can change our economy.

Storming The Projects: Public Housing Residents Preach Recycling Gospel

nytimes.com | MIREYA NAVARRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Proselytizing on the issue [of recycling] in housing projects is an enormous challenge but crucial, environmentalists say, given the incentive to cut ...