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EarthTalk: Making food safer for our health and the environment

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EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What would you consider to be the key areas we need to improve to make our food safer for our health and easier on our environment? — Billy A., Oakland, CA Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and […]

EarthTalk: Sharing

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Dear EarthTalk: Some green groups are promoting the simple notion of sharing as a way to green communities and combat waste. Can you explain?

EarthTalk: How toxic is chlorinated drinking water?

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EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I was wondering how toxic chlorine is, because my well water was just chlorinated yesterday and today the smell is still strong. I have a 4-year-old daughter and I’m concerned. — Rose Smith, via e-mail According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), chlorine levels of four parts […]

EarthTalk: What are the main drivers of food scarcity?

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EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What are the main drivers of food scarcity that lead to so much starvation around the world, and how can they be addressed? — Marjorie Millerton, Provo, UT Food scarcity is a bigger problem than ever as human population numbers continue to swell, putting additional stress on already fragile […]