24 May '11, 11pm

Worried about radiation in breast milk? Still best to keep breast-feeding

Worried about radiation in breast milk? Still best to keep breast-feeding

How can we best protect the wee ones? For survivors of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, there have been so many concerns: access to clean water and food, the need for shelter, the threat of disease. It's the same awful list that accompanies natural disasters around the world -- but with one big difference. In Japan, survivors also face the ongoing threat of radiation released by six reactors at the Fukushima Daiishi nuclear power plant. Under circumstances still not fully understood, the cooling systems at Fukushima lost power after the earthquake and tsunami. Large amounts of radioactive materials were blown hundreds of feet into the air from hydrogen explosions at the plant, contaminating a large surrounding area. Kikuko Murakami survived the natural disasters. But, like many Japanese, she is not reassured by the constant government refrain that radiation from...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/pollution/2011-05-24-worried-radiati...

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New report: American honeybees are still dying ...

mnn.com 25 May '11, 3pm

The year is less than half over, yet the number of U.S. tornado fatalities is already eight times the annual average, CNN ...

Ladybugs - You can eat! (recipe alert)

Ladybugs - You can eat! (recipe alert)

nwf.org 28 May '11, 9am

Wash a strawberry and remove the stem and leaves. For the ladybug’s head, push a toothpick into the top of a strawberry, l...

Stress Free Baby Feeding Tips with Dr. Sears (v...

care2.com 26 May '11, 1am

Stressed about food? Dr. Sears has advice for you about how to feed your baby without the worry. During the first year of ...

Monday's tough. 'Escape' with thoughts of these beaches

Monday's tough. 'Escape' with thoughts of these...

mnn.com 28 May '11, 9pm

Here are the Top 10 Beaches for 2011: Siesta Beach , Sarasota, Fla. Coronado Beach, San Diego, Calif. Kahanamoku Beach, Wa...

The best animal photos of May

mnn.com 28 May '11, 4pm

We've created a photo album of the best animal images from the month of May. Enjoy.

How To Keep Your Nails Clean While Gardening | Apartment Therapy

How To Keep Your Nails Clean While Gardening | ...

re-nest.com 23 May '11, 6pm

Not everyone likes the feeling of doing manual labor while sporting a pair of gloves. As far as gardening goes, wearing gl...

The United States is the only developed nation ...

grist.org 29 May '11, 10pm

@plumvalley Yes we will disagree. I don't deny that you and your friends (you don't say how many) may use rbGH without pro...

The Best Veg Friendly Ballparks #baseball #food #vegetarian

The Best Veg Friendly Ballparks #baseball #food...

blog.sustainablog.org 24 May '11, 10pm

While we all may sing about “peanuts and Cracker Jack” during the seventh inning stretch, when we head to the food vendors...

A school where everyone learns to milk a cow: P...

triplepundit.com 26 May '11, 11am

Even with a net-zero field house, “our energy costs were $450,00 for the whole school in 2010,” said Smith. The reality of...

Sustainable Homes - Fukushima radiation found i...

greenoptions.com 02 Jun '11, 12am

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