What ends up on the plate in American seafood restaurants apparently has nothing to do with what's on the menu. A third of the fish sold to consumers are wrongly labelled. Consumer advocates are sounding alarm bells.Read more...
A new wave of surfing enthusiasts want to make surfboards more environmentally friendly by reducing the environmental and toxic impact of surfboards and encouraging surfers to recycle their foam trash into eco-friendlier surfboard materials. Sustainable Surf seeks to change surf culture one board at a time.Read more...
Millions of telephones, computers and consumer electronics are waiting under European Christmas trees. But because consumers are not willing to pay for their proper disposal, the discarded electrical and electronic items oftentimes land up in notorious dumps in Africa – where children risk their lives.Read more...
Organic foods contain fewer pesticides than conventional food products. But a recent Stanford University study shows that they are not higher in vitamins and nutrients. These surprising findings could slow the growth of the organic sector in the United States.Read more...
Nine per cent of the total trash generated in Los Angeles comes from plastic bags. This should soon come to an end. With a clear and decisive majority, a ban is will come into effect on these environmentally harmful bags. The only council member to vote against the ban is a former L.A. police chief.Read more...
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