The word around us is in a state of constant change. Understanding the world around us keeps us informed to make better decisions. Here’s my latest attempt to support trusted media outlets efforts to stay current. Spoiler: Toxic substances are bad for our health. We should stop using them. The media can help us get… Read more »
Posts Tagged: sustainability
Multiple Pesticides, Synergistic Impact
A new meta-analysis shows that combinations of pesticides have a significantly higher mortality on bees than when used individually, resulting in an underestimated impact to bees by pesticide makers and regulators. Take home quote:“In 2019 scientists concluded that nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in decline and a third could disappear altogether by… Read more »
Vote for sustainability, with your wallet.
It’s easy to get frustrated with our seeming inability to make positive change for the good of the environment (and thus ourselves) when powerful corporate lobbyists seem to have unlimited funds to buy politicians. But as consumers, we actually have a lot of power collectively. https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2019/11/sustainability-2019-evolving-consumer-priorities-around-purchasing-and Clean water is a critical natural resource that is… Read more »
Carbon Sequestration and Climate
The Holocene is coming to an end. In general, we as a species have not been good stewards of the land. It’s so powerful and moving to see so many passionate people acknowledging the reality of climate change, and finding ways to combat it on a personal level since many of the governments around the… Read more »