In the final event of our Zero Waste series, this Thursday evening local author Beth Terry will discuss her new book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too
. After learning about the impacts of plastic on the environment and human health, Terry began an experiment to eliminate as much… Read more »
From California Watch, a newly published UC Davis study on nitrate pollution in groundwater draws some grim conclusions. The study examined the sources, impact, costs and potential solutions in five California counties, representing the biggest agricultural producers in the state, and found 10% of the 2.6 million residents of those counties might be drinking nitrate-contaminated… Read more »
Is restoring wetlands bad for our health?
Why did the state spray the Bay Area with pheromones? Thank Homeland Security and a tiny invader.
Between globs of oil, six-pack rings, used condoms, and discarded sippy cups, harbor seals have plenty of hazards to dodge in San Francisco Bay. But some potential threats to their health may be more insidious.