environmental Articles

Family Of 4 Lives “Off The Grid” In Desert
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In the 60s and 70s many communes were formed for groups of “hippies” who no longer wanted to be in society. Many were nudist, others were love-ins, but one thing is for sure, the majority were completely “off the grid”. …

Mercury From Gold Rush Contaminating Wildlife Today

Gold mining has been called “the gift that keeps on taking” by geographer Gary Brechin, and the damage to California will possibly last ten millennia. The LA Times and USA Today report that the hydraulic mining practices of gold rush-era …

BPA Miscarriage: Possible Link Discovered By Study
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LiveScience via Yahoo News reported yesterday that the common plastic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to miscarriage risks in pregnant women. The study is to be presented at the meeting of International Federation of Fertility Societies and the …