Most people would agree that being active will improve health, but say the word “exercise” and they think hard work, sweating and engaging in activities that are strict and regimented. What some may not realize is that being active does not need to feel like a job. Exercise can take […]
Taking care of your health makes green living that much easier. Learn about healthy activities to ensure personal and environmental wellness.
Photo by Simone Ramella The Clean Air Act was enacted in 1970 and amended in 1990. The law is the driving legislation...
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You know that trees are an indispensable factor in our environment. You know that they supply the oxygen we breathe and make our surroundings more beautiful. But, there are some incredible benefits of trees—especially in an urban setting— that you may have never considered. How do urban forests benefit our […]Read more ›
“Put yourself in the position of an FDA official charged with approving or disapproving a new drug. You can make two very different mistakes: 1) Approve a drug that turns out to have unanticipated side effects resulting in the death or serious impairment of a sizable number of persons. 2) […]Read more ›
Fracking – Promise or Predicament? Through most of the twentieth century, its rich natural resources allowed the United States to enjoy complete energy independence. But in the 1970s, the country was forced to begin to import petroleum, and has continued to import a large proportion of its petroleum ever since. […]Read more ›
Earlier this week, the air pollution in Harbin, China, was so bad it actually reduced visibility to less than 46 meters (50 yards). Imagine being unable to see the person walking in front of you, because of air pollution. Using the standard PM2.5 scale, the northeastern city had fine particulate […]Read more ›
Last time, we discussed the different ways consumers can embrace Green Fitness. Now let’s take it a step further by going a bit deeper into our comparison of Green Fitness equipment. The first type of equipment we’ll look at are outdoor gyms that aren’t hooked up to an electrical source. […]Read more ›
Ever flush the rest of your meds down the toilet to get rid of them? Think twice before you do it again; they could end up in the public water supply, where they probably won’t be filtered out. When pharmaceutical waste—everything from antibiotics to mood stabilizers, painkillers, and sex hormones—is […]Read more ›