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10 Ways that Trump’s EPA Has Made Life More Toxic

From the beginning, the Trump administration has aggressively slashed environmental regulations. A New York Times analysis identified 100 environmental protections that have been reversed or are...

10 Top Rated Vegan Condom Brands

Have you ever wondered, “Are condoms vegan?” Well, the answer is – it depends. The main ingredient that makes some condoms not vegan is...

New Study: Eat Organic to Get Rid of the Toxic Glyphosate in Your Body

A new study has found that switching to an organic diet dramatically lowers glyphosate levels in adults and children. If people switch to an all-organic...

22 Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats: Cork, Natural, and Recycled

My niece Ellie, an avid climber and budding yogini, texted me from Boulder a couple of weeks ago and asked, “Aunt Kristen, why haven’t...

How the Meat Industry Feeds into Environmental Racism

It’s no secret that animal agriculture is a horribly cruel, inefficient, and resource-intensive way to produce food for the growing human population. It pollutes...

25 Eco-Friendly Water Bottles

Eco-friendly water bottles solve a lot of problems. Not only are they healthier for the planet, they're also healthier for you, as long as...

Video: How to Choose the Healthiest House Paint

Common house paint can contain a lot of chemicals that are not healthy for you, your family, or your pets. These chemicals include phthalates,...

Hummus Lovers Beware: Your Favorite Dip Contains a Lot of Glyphosate

Independent laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the notorious weedkiller linked to cancer, in more than 80 percent of non-organic...

Money Talks: Bayer-Monsanto to Pay $10B for Poisoning People with Roundup

Bayer-Monsanto has agreed to a $10 billion settlement with victims who were poisoned by Roundup weedkiller. Last June, Bayer AG agreed to pay $10 billion...

Trump Enables Use of PFAS: Chemicals Linked to Cancer and Reproductive Toxicity

In a final decision, the Trump administration's EPA has failed to protect the public from toxic "forever chemicals" in consumer product. This Environmental Protection Agency...

A Horrifying Connection: Environmental Destruction, Climate Change, and Infectious Diseases

This story was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. You can sign up for their newsletter here. A catastrophic loss in biodiversity,...

Infographic: Increasing Demand for Organic Foods Is Expanding Organic Farmland

A growing interest in regenerative land practices and a demand for organic food have led to consistent expansion of acres devoted to organic farming. This...