02 May '11, 7pm

Enviroblog: Protect our Water, Protect our Health Archives: The study, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of...

« Cancer: Putting Prevention First | Main Protect our Water, Protect our Health May 2, 2011 By EWG Research Analyst Paul Pestano, M.S. and Senior Scientist Olga Naidenko, Ph.D. In March, DuPont , the behemoth chemical company whose factories have polluted groundwater in several communities in West Virginia, Ohio and New Jersey, agreed to pay $8.3 million to provide water filters for 4,800 homes in southern New Jersey. In all three locations, DuPont's plants contaminated drinking water with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA or C8), an industrial chemical that is persistent in humans and the environment and has been linked to endocrine disruption, reproductive toxicity, damage to the immune system and elevated risk of cancer and heart disease. Now, two new published studies have provided fresh evidence of PFOA's potential to cause harm even at low levels. And yes, this is somethi...

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How Can We Protect Environment When All We're Told is Growth, Growth, Growth? : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

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Our desire to consume everything of value, to extract every precious stone, every drop of oil and every creature from the ...

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

blog.nature.org 02 May '11, 4am

Animal Extinction Can Be Hazardous to Your Health Written by Joseph Kiesecker Published on May 2nd, 2011 | Discuss This Ar...

Care about the forest? Here’s what you can do v...

grist.org 03 May '11, 4pm

That's the question author/artist Franke James explores in this creative personal story commissioned by the Forest Steward...

News [Reuters]: Corruption Must Be Cut To Prote...

planetark.org 02 May '11, 8am

Corruption Must Be Cut To Protect Climate: Report Date: 02-May-11 Country: UK Author: Nina Chestney Mechanisms to fight cl...

Water Efficiency, Not Desalination, for Water S...

americanrivers.org 02 May '11, 12pm

American Rivers is working to identify how water use efficiency and effective transport from source to demand can enable u...

Precious Water:

Precious Water:

care2.com 01 May '11, 1pm

Chances are, if you are reading this you have the convenience of turning on a faucet and having a glass of water to drink....

Help Protect the Oceans! from @NRDC's blog:

switchboard.nrdc.org 06 May '11, 3pm

Come be part of the blue vision! From May 20-23, I, along with many of my colleagues and other marine community leaders, w...

Easy Herbs to Grow for Natural Women's Health

Easy Herbs to Grow for Natural Women's Health

planetgreen.discovery.com 01 May '11, 4pm

Red clover : To reduce bloating, steep 1 tablespoon of dried red clover blossoms in one cup of boiling water for 15 minute...

Palau & other scuba-diving destinations have go...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 May '11, 1pm

Benedicte Kurzen for The New York Times A great white shark approaching a boat off the South African coast. Reef sharks, a...

Obama affirms commitment to clean water

climateprogress.org 01 May '11, 12pm

Obama affirms commitment to clean water May 1, 2011 This week the Obama Administration committed to preserving one of this...

Top climate scientist on monster tornadoes: ‘It’d be irresponsible not to mention climate change’ via @grist

Top climate scientist on monster tornadoes: ‘It...

grist.org 03 May '11, 12am

"Climate change is present in every single meteorological event," says scientist Michael Mann. Photo: Tom VanNortwick Cros...

Green groups to sue US government over atmosphe...

businessgreen.com 05 May '11, 9am

Lawyers representing children and young adults filed a series of lawsuits against the US government yesterday, alleging th...

Rethinking Water Pricing

green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 May '11, 7pm

Rethinking Water Pricing By THE NEW YORK TIMES At the Economix blog, David Leonhardt interviews Charles Fishman, the autho...

Rethinking Water Pricing

green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 May '11, 7pm

Rethinking Water Pricing By THE NEW YORK TIMES At the Economix blog, David Leonhardt interviews Charles Fishman, the autho...