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By Eleanor Francis You might assume that the recommendations by the World Health Organization, as well as a variety of studies done in England, the Netherlands, and Denmark, might give pause to the German-owned Bayer company in its promotion of their newest incarnation of the hormonal birth control pill Yasmin, which contains an estrogen compound […]
by Eleanor Frances Melinda Gates [wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates] means well. She wants African women to use contraceptives. She is reaching out to poor African women, and her idea sounds helpful till you consider how Africa’s drinking water, often lacking modern treatment facilities, is negatively affected by the estrogen contamination that accompanies widespread […]
by Eleanor Frances In May of this year, an expert in heavy metal pollution in water and a former researcher at the University of Hawaii named Liangjie Dong reported in the Journal of Environmental Sciences, that China has high levels of estrogen disrupting compounds or EDC in its drinking water (Wencong). An artificial hormone known […]
Ideally, it’s up to the younger generation to make sure that the earth’s future is a promising one. That said, it’s important to teach children about sustainability as soon as possible. If your child is now in his or her teen years, it’s still not too late. There are tons of fun, age appropriate green […]
Adam Nisbett, the second of ten children, was born in Arlington, Texas. When he was two years old his family moved to a hundred-acre farm near St. James, Missouri. As a homeschooled child, he enjoyed having the freedom to roam through the pastures and woods where his favorite pastime was birdwatching. Adam also began drawing […]