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Endocrine Disruptors and Chemicals in Consumer Products

What types of health risks potentially are posed by chemicals in consumer products? This new report takes a close look at the risk for endocrine disruption, and possibly asthma, from chemicals in everything from daily household products to sunscreens....More...

Global Gene Expression Profiling

Data demonstrates that with a paired sampling study design of pre- and postexposed individuals, small changes in gene expression profiling can be measured in whole-blood total RNA...More...

Marine Plastic Pollution and Seafood Safety

Plastic pollution in the ocean is ubiquitous, and consumption of plastic debris by marine organisms has become a significant environmental concern. How does this impact the fish on your dinner table?...More...

Help the Environment by Recycling Your Ink Cartridges and More

We are constantly told to recycle which is great as it's a sign that people are finally appreciating the planet but it can be confusing as to what we can recycle. Although some people have been recycling for many years it's only been recently that as a nation we are making an effort to rec...More...

How to Dispose Glass Garbage Properly

Everyday, about thirteen million bottles and other glass products are collected by garbage collectors from houses nationwide. Most of these products are sent to recycling centers or through curbside programs from where they are delivered to reprocessing plants....More...

How To Remove Solids From Wastewater

Most communities generate wastewater from both residential and nonresidential sources. Unless properly treated, wastewater can harm public health and the environment. On the other hand,wastewater treatment has assumed a different dimension today against the backdrop of the danger of running out of f...More...

What if We Got Rid of the World's Pollution?

What if we as a world determined that we could stop pollution? What if we got rid of the Worlds Pollution? What if we collected the poisons in the water and turned them into things we can use? What if it were all possible and we were confident that we could do this? ...More...

Easy Eco - Green Up Your Life in Five Easy Steps

We all want to save the planet, but we are all so busy! Here are five easy steps you can do that each take less than five minutes of your time, cost little, yet will have a powerful impact on the environment....More...

Oceans in Crisis - It is Worse than You Think

For as long as mankind has been recording their written record, humans have been at the mercy of the sea. The sea has brought them food, demons and peril. The World's Oceans were once barriers between human societies and civilizations, but for those who dared to cross there were riches in trade...More...

Regional Water Wars Recklessly Waged

More and more we see too many regional water wars over a decreasing or over taxed finite supply of water. There are many things to consider indeed. Often a larger city will attempt to take the water in a river, lake or underground aquifer from another smaller region....More...

Plastic's Impact on Camels

Plastic is by far one of the most commonly used materials in our world. We use it to make many different products: drink bottles, toys, grocery bags, etc....More...

Environmental Measures and Common Sense

Readers of my regular articles will know that I always advocate environmentally friendly measures and it is becoming increasingly clear that these measures are becoming the norm rather that the exception.Measure 1 - I drive a Hybrid car - Not only does this car give me a good miles per gallon figure...More...

Lessons From Camden Ohio's Water Emergency

Most residents of the United States take their overall water security as a given; certainly, some in the desert southwest worry that they will need to make choices between which fields to water and which to abandon but very few worry about where they will get their fresh drinking water. Imagine if t...More...

How You Could Be An Environmentally Friendly Hotel Guest

People visit hotels every year, and as many people become more aware of their impact on the environment many hotels are becoming 'greener'. However, what if you're staying in a hotel that isn't? Can you still be an environmentally friendly guest? Of Course! This article gives you...More...

Going Green Tips - 5 Easy Things You Can Do at Home

Are you concerned about our environment, but aren't sure what you can do to help?Going green isn't as difficult as you might think.In this article, we'll discuss five easy things you can do at home to impact the environment in a positive way....More...

Using Paper Cups for Hot Drinks

Which cups are best for hot drinks, expanded polystyrene or paper cups? We test the properties of both and discuss the environmental merits of each....More...

Clean Technology

The impact of clean energy and its benefits. This article explains in general what renewable energy is, how it first emerged as well as how it has grown and its impact....More...