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Apple protestor in China

EarthTalk®: Apple Outsourcing Labor to China?

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Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that Apple gets around U.S. labor standards and laws by outsourcing production to China?     — Josie Walsh, New...
organic produce fight endocrine disrupting herbicides

EarthTalk®: What are Endocrine Disrupters?

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Dear EarthTalk: What are endocrine disrupters, how do they make their way into my body and what can I do to avoid them?   ...
polar bear

EarthTalk®: Global Warming

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Dear EarthTalk: Why is the Arctic such a crucial area to focus on in efforts to stem global warming?         -- Joseph Constabile, Dedham, MA The...

EarthTalk®: TPP Opposition

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Dear EarthTalk: Why do many green groups oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) governing trade in the Pacific?          -- Jane Donahue,...
autism

What environmental factors are contributing to the autism epidemic?

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by Lindsey Blomberg, Earthtalk.org  |  Dear EarthTalk: What is the latest thinking on the environmental causes (if any) of autism? I hear so much conflicting...

EarthTalk®: Autism

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Dear EarthTalk: What is the latest thinking on the environmental causes (if any) of autism? I hear so much conflicting information I don’t know...

Hurricane Season: Insuring Against Worst-Case Scenarios

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   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - This week marks the beginning of the 2015 hurricane season in the U.S., and with the significant risk of hurricane...

Getting Kids Into Environmental Activism

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Nowadays there are more ways than ever for kids to get involved in environmental activism and advocacy Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss |  Dear EarthTalk: Do...

Is Pro Sports Eco-Friendly?

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Dear EarthTalk: How eco-friendly are professional sports leagues and their teams? Which stand out especially for their green efforts? — Al Simpson, Medina, OH Professional sports,...

How can I stop the deluge of junk mail the mail man drops off?

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Consumers inundated with growing amounts of junk mail can sign up for services that take their names and addresses "off the list." Photo Credit...