Flame retardants weaken immune systems in frogs

Young frogs exposed to flame retardants have weakened immune systems, which could leave them more susceptible to diseases that are ravaging amphibians worldwide. A new laboratory experiment is the first to link flame retardants to immune system problems in frogs, and...
FDA Sued over Triclosan

FDA Sued over Triclosan

The Natural Resources Defense Council released this press release yesterday and all I have to say is, “Hallelujah!” Except it is tragic that it will take them until 2016 to make sure this dangerous endocrine disruptor is removed from consumer products....
Cycle of Life

Cycle of Life

When I was on the beach this morning, I observed a seagull making his breakfast out of a baby loggerhead sea turtle. While watching it can create disturbing thoughts, it made me reflect on Nature’s Recycle Program, which is what many would call the “Cyle...
Let’s Celebrate Summer Solstice!

Let’s Celebrate Summer Solstice!

A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere. The June (summer) solstice marks the first day of the summer season in the northern...