Showing Children How to Fight Pollution

In a world where technology rules and children are engaged by smart phones, video games and web surfing, it’s difficult to see beyond their own needs. As a nanny or parent, though, you have the opportunity to use technology to promote ways to give back, preserve the environment and fight pollution by incorporating these lessons into your child’s daily routines. With a few suggestions to reduce consumption, recycle and promote organic products, you and your children can make a difference … [Read more...]

Lake Pollution Causes Health Problems – Act Now!

A Celebration of Women , The Great Lakes is the source of drinking water for 40 million people, including possibly you. But it is so polluted that there is evidence of cancer and reproductive abnormalities in human and animal populations in the Basin. Tell the Canadian Government that this is unacceptable! » Beluga whales that inhabit the great lakes are a majestic and rare treat. But these are among the most contaminated mammals in the entire world. And many fish that come from the … [Read more...]

Stop Poisoning the Great Lakes

There are currently 43 "Areas of Concern" on the Great Lakes -- sites that are so contaminated, they've been targeted for special remediation.Take Action to stop poisoning the Great Lakes » These beautiful natural treasures -- resources for drinking water and home to thousands of marine life species -- are becoming more and more toxic thanks to:- Billions of gallons of untreated sewage dumped into the lakes each year; - Toxic chemicals from industries as well as pharmaceuticals and … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Grandma and Goliath

    Grandma and Goliath         Grandmother Takes on Oil Giant ...   Recently I read what can only be called a modern day David and Goliath story. The two contenders are an Ecuadorean grandmother whose modest home sits near marshes that are clogged with sticky oil for decades and Chevron. Maria Aguinda helped to bring a landmark judgment against Chevron for polluting the rain forest which she calls home. She spoke out against the US oil giant after it was fined $9.5 billion, among the … [Read more...]

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