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Apple protestor in China

EarthTalk®: Apple Outsourcing Labor to China?

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?

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

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

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

What environmental factors are contributing to the autism epidemic?

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

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

   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

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?

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?

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