Is there a way they could create jobs, grow their local economy, and reduce blight, all while helping people live longer and healthier?
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The entire human and animal population of the planet is now involved in an uncontrolled experiment courtesy of the chemical industry. We are all exposed to a soup of man-made chemicals every day, some of them endocrine disruptors.
New research suggests increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes closer to active unconventional natural gas wells
Where we live – the air we breathe, the water we drink, the environments around us – has a huge impact on our health and even on our DNA.
Walking good for health, community and economy.
The challenge is always what's the particular role of an individual person or of an individual organization. The discernment process is something that everyone is working on, figuring out my role in this systems change.
Comparing coal, oil, and gas addiction to the last generation's effort to kick the tobacco habit, doctors say that quitting would be the best thing humanity can do for its long-term health
I chose to paint [Joan Gussow] because for longer than almost anyone else in this country she has been preaching the necessity—for human health, ecological health, and energy health—of local, organic agriculture.
Today the first nurse within the US healthcare system has acquired Ebola. My nursing friends are worried. Are we ready for this? How do we communicate risk, or should we settle for optimistic reassurance that our system can handle this? What are our biggest needs in preparation?
When a friend recently asked me how work was going, I told him about an investigative research project that Earthworks was finishing up. He responded with a quote by writer Kurt Vonnegut: “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and …