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The Real Cost of Shipping

OnEarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Bruce Stutz, OnEarth When I first moved to Brooklyn in the early 1970s I lived not far from the waterfront and often walked along the piers to watc...

A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

Stockholm Water Confab Rings Alarms, Offers Hope

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to freelance journalist Rose George, a child dies from diarrhea -- usually brought on by fecal-contaminated food or water -- every 15 seconds. But human waste can be used to good purpose.

How to Save the World With Sanitation

Rose George | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rose George

Food and water contamination kills more children than AIDS, malaria, or measles, combined. Human waste is an impressive weapon of mass destruction. So here's what's being done about it.