( life / health / environment ) By Julia Conley The environmental law organization Earthjustice celebrated a huge victory for farmworkers and children on Thursday after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban all food uses of a toxic pesticide linked to memory loss and... full article he ... read more
( life / health / environment / animals ) Read the rest of the article at Utah's first wildlife overpass
It's working! wrote DWR on social media, adding, As you can see, the 2nd year of this overpass has been successful at helping wildlife safely migrate over busy Interstate 80 and helping motorists be much safer as well."... read more
( life / health / environment ) Read the rest of the article at dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8717655/Conservation-28-bird-mammal-species-saved-extinction-1993.htmlRead the rest of the article at dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8717655/Conservation-28-bird-mammal-species-saved-extinction-1993.htmlResearchers from the UK ... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) See themindunleashed.com
Japan's Ancient Forestry Technique Produces High-Grade Lumber With No Need to Chop Down Trees. The daisugi technique, like bonsai, is a forestry technique that involves heavily pruning the mother tree which allows narrow saplings to shoot upwards.
"Pictures o... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Read the rest of the article at Small-trees-form-basis-drought-resistant-rainforests.html
"UK scientists found that small trees in a water-deprived area of the rainforest showed increased capacity for photosynthesis and leaf..."... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Read the rest of the article at dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6468641/The-urban-forests-New-York-revealed-New-study-finds-city-five-MILLION-trees.htmlMost visitors think of New York's Parks as the only place to find trees. However, a new study found New York City has over 5 million 'forested n ... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Read the rest of the article at Protecting our planet
"In turbulent times, being in nature among the trees can offer a vital sense of calm, solace, and inspiration. Here, we share the stories of people who've devoted their professional lives to eco-advocacy. And this Earth Day, they share why ... read more
( life / health / environment ) See tornado video (156mb). It was taken March 11, the week after the tornado, on Eastgate Blvd. in Mt. Juliet where they have that big auto auction site you can see from I-40. If you're quick, you might notice the Garmin GPS screen in the first frame of the movie showing which street it's on.
Tha... read more
( life / health / environment ) I think he means dryer sheets, but see fabric softener.
"Fabric softeners are one of the most unnecessary dangerous chemicals that you may be using in your home, and it's important that you stop right...
...we have been gravely misinformed and maybe we have believed that there are some kind... read more
( life / health / environment ) Read the rest of the article at weather warning ice age
"EARTH could be braced for a 'mini ICE-AGE' as experts warn a solar minimum could last until the 2050s."... read more
( life / health / environment ) The British Ecological Society is encouraging people to mow around dandelions, buttercups, and other flowering weeds to help pollinators.... Read the rest of the article here... read more
( life / health / environment / animals ) The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned people in South Florida of the possibility of falling iguanas in advance of cold weather.... read more at upi... read more
( life / health / environment ) Read the rest of the article at collective-evolution.com/2020/01/20/bees-absolutely-love-cannabis-it-could-help-restore-their-populations/New research out of Cornell University that's beenpublished in Environmental Entomology, shows that humans aren't the only fans of canna...... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Time for Trees. Another worthy cause.
"Humankind is All organic lifeforms are facing a crisis: our ability to survive and thrive is at risk. Air and water pollution is rampant. Weather patterns are shifting at an alarming rate. Poverty is widespread. The entire globe is battling poor health fo... read more
( life / health / environment / garden ) Attract butterflies and bees to your garden, reduce wi-fiRead the rest of the article at attract-butterflies-and-bees-to-your-garden-by-reducing-wifi-radiation-frequencies
"A happy garden is a wireless-free garden. Decades of research has already determined that plants and insects as well as a... read more
( life / health / environment ) I love this! See wildlife bridges
Bridges for bears and tunnels for tortoises have significantly reduced the number of wildlife-car collisions worldwide.
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( life / health / environment ) Here are some actual environmental issues that we should be addressing instead of "climate change" (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty).FYI, pollution is caused by humans and should be stopped.Climate change is caused by the sun and Earth.... read more
( life / health / environment / blog ) Had to park under an overpass this morning to avoid tornadoes. No problems for me but one did touch down right near work. Someone said it hit Macy's (just across the Interstate).... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood.
See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
"People living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less li... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) You know you're lazy when you check weather.com instead of getting up and going outside to see what the weather is doing! I (eventually) went outside.... read more
( life / health / environment ) Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete?
"Researchers with the California NanoSystems Institute recently developed a new battery-like supercapacitor, a device that stores charge, which may rival conventional energy storage technology."
See also, salt... read more
( life / health / environment / plants ) Good info. I wonder if Ace Hardware stores are any better? Probably need to buy my plants from the farmer's market.Read the rest of the article at Bee-friendly plants? Think again.... read more
( life / health / environment / transportation ) I just thought this was interesting: youtube.com/watch?v54vDcPCQM8And here's another article on the same subject: 10 X Stronger Than Steel In The 1940sAnd another: henry-ford-made-a-hemp-car-in-1941
"What if cars didn't have to be the way they are today? If you are a researcher of any kind o... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) It was cold today in Nashville! The high for the day was only about 45.
I guess that'll feel warm if we get that in January, but still.... It's supposed to get down to the mid-20s tonight. I know, I know. You all in Chicago and Moscow are saying pfftt!But that's why - among other reasons - I don't... read more
( life / health / environment ) So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer!
Read the rest of the article at More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths.
"A new study published in Naturwissenschaften - The Science of Nature by a leading bee expert p... read more
( education / news / politics / environment ) "... injecting water into deep rock formations causes earthquakes ..."Read the rest of the article at U.S. Government Confirms Link Between earthquakes and "fracking".... read more
( life / health / environment / water ) Great site: Ways to save water
"Graywater is the water that goes down the drains from your washing machine, bathroom sinks and showers. When you stop to think about it, the average top-loading washing machine will use between 25 and 35 gallons of water per load. Just multiply that out by how... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) It's been snowing all day, at least an inch and a half accumulation. Earlier, I put some de-icer on the driveway in preparation for tomorrow morning. Before that, I had to walk the dogs in the snow. You know, pugs don't like snow. It just really throws them off, having to go potty on something white... read more
( life / health / environment / blog ) It was actually cold all day today, but that didn't stop me and Elizabeth, then the pugs, from spending half of our day outside! First, we went exploring the new neighborhood being built nearby. I don't know why they're building. There's plenty of existing houses that no one wants to buy. Whatever. ... read more
( life / health / environment ) New technique to produce hydrogen fuel from waterOld footage from BP relief well oil blow-out: bp.concerts.com
Ford's hemp-powered, hemp-made car
Leave the trees, please
Raw video of Nashville tornado aftermath (2 mins)
Actual environmental issues
Environmentally respons... read more
( life / health / environment ) Save the rain forests and add a little style back to your dinner table. Use dinner napkins. You know, actual cloth napkins. Remember those? Your mother used to use them. Maybe your grandmother. Anyway, stop buying paper towels! It's a waste of paper, and cloth napkins are actually cheaper in the lon ... read more
( life / health / environment / computers ) There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old Hickory Blvd. from 8 a.m. - 12 noon. Other sites will be announced as soon as possible. Please visit nashville.gov/pw/ for t... read more
( life / health / environment ) I am sooooo glad winter is over ... here in Nashville, anyway. I'm also glad we're not getting any flooding like North Dakota. Now, I need to make up for last year in my vegetable garden. Last year was a wash-out because of the late freeze warnings, combined with my back and knee problems.Speaking o... read more
( life / health / environment ) That sounds weird, but I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash.
Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an unadvertised amnesty day when you... read more
( life / health / environment / politics ) From: Steve
Subject: energy crisis
Date: Friday, May 11, 2001 9:13 AM
Dear Mark Williams (KFBK talk show host, for those others getting this message)
You mentioned the $2,000 price of energy the other day, not
paid to the power generators, but to the middlemen. From what I unders... read more