Just as second-hand smoke is a recognized health hazard, air pollution is increasingly recognized as being just as harmful to an individual’s health.
It is a lot to ask the microbial population in a septic system to break down chemicals that they have never experienced in nature, let alone those designed to inhibit their activities.
The studies of DDT suggest that we should be skeptical of new endocrine-like compounds that are offered to improve our daily life.
We will spare nature by living in cities, but for a sustainable world, we will not pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps by living in cities.
The human population is more vulnerable to catastrophic pandemics than at any time since the Black Death.
Soy milk seems to leave the smallest footprint on the environment.
Several new studies suggest that air pollutants in general—gases as well as particles—may be responsible for widespread cognitive decline in the human population
Hurricane Florence provides a stark demonstration of how runoff and overflows can contaminate waterways with hog waste and coal-ash leachates.
The higher incidence of breast cancer since 1940 is consistent with the greater use and proliferation of various endocrine-like chemicals in the environment.
Certainly providing a low-risk environment for human health carries some costs.