Top 6 Children's Books for Earth Day
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- Meat Eater's Guide to Climate Change + Health - (Environmental Working Group) Full of tips on how to eat and shop greener - with proteins that are better for your health and the environment.
- Chocolate titans in fresh antitrust lawsuit for alleged US price fixing - (ConfectioneryNews.com) "Hershey, Nestle, Mars and Cadbury have been hit with a new antitrust lawsuit that alleges the companies conspired together to fix chocolate prices in the US between 2002 and 2008."
- Ban Monsanto's Birth-Defect-Causing RoundUp! Tell the EPA to Ban Glyphosate - (Organic Consumers Association) Check out these documentary videos about Monsanto's GMO soybeans grown in Argentina and the devastating effects of Roundup on the local population. Hello...Roundup is a poison!!!!
- Fair Trade Chocolate, Tea, Spice and Coffee Sales Jump 75 Percent, Study Says - (TreeHugger) Yea!!!
- How to make good use of bad wine - (Mother Nature Network) #2 on the list is "bathe in it"!!
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Skin Deep Cosmetic Database - (Environmental Working Group) We've posted this before, but great reminder...the go-to-resource for finding the safest personal care products.
- 15 Eco-Fashion Books That Uncover the Garment Industry's Dirtiest Secrets - (Ecouterre) Some bedtime reading...
Work & Business Stuff
- The Business Case for Sustainability - (Global Warming Is Real)
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Oil from Deepwater Horizon spill still causing damage in gulf 2 years later, scientists find - (Tampa Bay Times)
- Putting A Value On The World's Oceans - (Fast Company) "If you don’t care about ever eating fish again, then perhaps you care more about money. Scientists have now figured out what the cost will be to the global economy when we destroy our oceans."
- Grappling With a Garbage Glut - (Wall Street Journal) "We toss out 7 pounds of trash a day each, spending billions to manage it"
- Queen of The Sun: what Are the Bees Telling Us? - Official Trailer - (YouTube) A look at the global bee crisis, revealing both problems and solutions.
- The Hottest Place on Earth - (Environmental Graffiti) Some beautiful pics of a very unlivable place.
- 8 epic videos of our planet - (Mother Nature Network)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- EWG's Guide to Safer Fueling - (Environmental Working Group) Make sure you have all the information you need about E15 that's coming to gas stations this summer.
- The History of Earth Day: When and Why This Celebration Came to Be - (Inhabitat)
- The World's 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues - (Inhabitat)