According to a study released by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health there's reason to believe that the development of antibodies to cockroach and mouse proteins is associated with a greater risk for wheeze, hay
I don't know about you but, as a writer and someone who likes to make lists, I keep a checklist of people who I'd just love to sit down with and not necessarily do an interview, but simply chat with about mutual interests. In the case
If you fancy your nature documentaries with a little grit, a sprinkling of subversion, and a couple extremely endangered apes, you'll find VICE TV's brief film "Gorillas in the Midst" well worth watching. Only found in a tiny sliver of forest
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TOMS Shoes is an inspiring company in more than one way—its generous Buy One, Give One Away program has already helped children in need in Ethiopia, South Africa, and Argentina receive quality, well fitting shoes.
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Though it may have struck you already, a recent report corroborates what some advocates and the Hurricane Katrina debacle are making painfully clear: that people of colour are disproportionately affected by climate change and related
One of the major issues behind the digital divide is the expense of obtaining a computer. They cost a pretty penny and when you’re on a tight budget, it can feel impossible to bring home the latest in computer gear.
Today is Blog Action Day and this year's focus is on poverty. As the techy type, I'll be focusing on how the intersections of technology and poverty. But be sure to catch the many other angles of poverty covered today on TreeHugger.
Photo: Richard Hume, courtesy of Experience Life magazineEco-advocate, civil rights activist and social entrepreneur rolled into one, Van Jones was recently on tour promoting his latest book, The Green Collar Economy. As the founder of Green For All &mdas
Van Jones is one busy man. Based in Oakland, CA, the civil rights and environmental activist has been working tirelessly for the last decade and a half — first as the co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, then Color of Change —
Oxfam said biofuels were pushing millions of people into poverty; a World Bank report said increase in biofuel use was the one of the prime causes of increasing food prices. Adding more weight to the anti-biofuel side of the food
(Photo from Blogtorira, a great act from an ancient Kagura performance)
Frugal Green Living made some very important points here on Treehugger. The timing is perfect for change. In his interesting column, Financial Times' David Pilling talks to Chinese
In 1993 filmmaker Amy Bodman travelled to Zimbabwe "to make a film about land as living entity." It has taken her fifteen years to produce a film which pushes "The limits of what we know about ecosystems; about Zimbabwe; about specifics; about the
The morning plenary session at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting last Friday was on the "Global Impact of Rural Innovation" and had quite a distinguished panel of speakers. Well, every session at CGI had impressive
Though the issue of clean water and sanitation hasn't made it onto the environmental radar of late as much as equally critical issues such as global warming, renewable energy or tropical deforestation, it