BPA and Phthalates Tied to Obesity and Diabetes in Children

BPA and Phthalates Tied to Obesity and Diabetes in Children

One in six American children and teens is obese, which brings a range of other health risks, like diabetes, into their lives at an early age. A new study shows a link between phthalates and insulin resistance (which leads to diabetes), and BPA and obesity in adolescents.
“Clearly unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity… Read more »

Know Your Rights Workshop This Thursday, 6/13/13

Know Your Rights Workshop This Thursday, 6/13/13

Farm Fresh Choice invites young people, youth advocates, and East Bay community members to learn about criminal law directly from lawyers who work to promote social welfare through the defense of human and civil rights.
Emily Abraham and Gautam Jagannath, staff attorneys at Social Justice Collaborative, will give a talk about street law topics such… Read more »

Zero Waste Week is Coming, 3/17 – 3/23/13

Zero Waste Week is Coming, 3/17 - 3/23/13

The Ecology Center is co-sponsoring a week of activities, including tours, receptions, speaking engagements and meetings all about Zero Waste. Attendees will include discard management and recycling professionals, service providers and activists as well as local, regional, state and national elected officials and policy-makers and members of the media. Events included are:
Youth Convergence,
Tour… Read more »