In a complete turnabout the Food and Drug Administration has issued a health warning over amalgam dental fillings after insisting for years that they were safe. A change in stance which is a major victory for activists who claim fillings can cause a
While red is certainly the color of the season, I do suspect that Target may have utilized the singularly worst taste ever in creating the ad above. Whoever created it certainly deserves to have a "blue Christmas" indeed...
According to an investigation by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) children are being exposed daily to chemicals via the use of everything from baby shampoo to diaper wipes that have not been assessed for their hazards to children.
While there has certainly been an intense international focus on the toxic toy products coming out of China, an investigation by TV3’s Target program in New Zealand recently revealed that woolen and cotton clothing for children made in China contained
According to a recent study done by scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (Amap), man-made chemicals found in high concentrations in the blood of pregnant women in some Arctic villages appear to be causing drastic changes in
I just can't wait to see all of the American presidential candidates pony up blood and urine samples to environmentalists to see how toxic they are, but that is what three of the leaders in the Ontario election did. They are so chock full of gender
While the Democrats' dream candidate resists calls to quit his day job and return to politics, it looks like future Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson is already establishing the kind of science credentials popular (despite some late
Because summer is here, we've been on the hunt for some ethical beachwear. And although the solar powered bikini was a big hit with our readers, we were looking for something that was a bit more practical. We instantly found what we were looking for
If you see a blue rose, then it has been dyed. If you get a red rose for Valentines Day, it probably doesn't smell like roses used to- "there is a trade-off between the energy that plants spend on making the complex, volatile chemicals that attract
While Toyota's hybrid-electric Prius has been practically selling itself, with more buyers than Toyota has cars, sales have evened out just as the carmaker is able to boost production, according to the New York Times.
Don't know your shellac from your lacquer? A new Green Seal report on "Wood Finishes and Stains" provides a helpful overview of non-toxic and stains and varnishes. The authors point out the advantages of natural oils and water-based stains. Their report
If you've "been around the block a few times" you're probably old enough to remember dynamo lights for bicycles. A superb concept, years ahead of environmental concerns — human powered illumination. No toxic filled batteries to throw away. But