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Exposure to Mouse Allergen in US Homes Associated With Asthma Symptoms

Exposure to Mouse Allergen in US Homes Associated With Asthma Symptoms

Could elevated mouse allergen levels be associated with occupants' asthma status in a nationally representative sample of US households?......[Read More]
Human Health Effects of Low-Level Methylmercury Exposure

Human Health Effects of Low-Level Methylmercury Exposure

Are humans at risk for adverse events after exposure to low-level methylmercury, and are they potentially serious?......[Read More]
Lead-Based Paints: Where and Why Are They Still Sold?

Lead-Based Paints: Where and Why Are They Still Sold?

While lead-based paints have long been banned in the U.S., developing countries, especially in South America and Asia, have been slow to enact regulations.......[Read More]
If Everyone in China Took One Bath a Day - The Country Would Run Out of Water in 5 Weeks

If Everyone in China Took One Bath a Day - The Country Would Run Out of Water in 5 Weeks

Not long ago, I got the most interesting question from an acquaintance who had contacted our informal online style think tank. You see, they were worried about the water supply along the Mekong River, due to all the hydroelectric plants which China has installed in their quest to increase their ener......[Read More]
Get an Eco Friendly Bag, Help Save the Planet

Get an Eco Friendly Bag, Help Save the Planet

Plastic and paper bags have always been one of the most common wastes that are produced by domestic activities. Every time we go out and purchase something, stores always put our stuff into plastic or paper bags and when we get home, we always end up throwing them in the trash bin. Thus, if you were......[Read More]
The Dark Story of White Marbles

The Dark Story of White Marbles

The story of white marbles is not so white. There are a lot of black strings attached to it.......[Read More]
Celebrating Earth Day Doesn't Just Mean Planting Trees

Celebrating Earth Day Doesn't Just Mean Planting Trees

Earth Day is right around the corner, and there's no excuse to neglect the environment. Changes in your daily lifestyle that require little to no effort can be enough to make your contribution. So what are you going to do this April 22nd?......[Read More]
Green Schools and Memes

Green Schools and Memes

Green schools are increasingly imitating each others buildings and curricula. This is due to a fascinating phenomenon known as "memes."......[Read More]
The Basics Steps for Turning Cooking Oil Into Biodiesel Fuel

The Basics Steps for Turning Cooking Oil Into Biodiesel Fuel

With a few materials and proper safety precautions, you can turn cooking oil into biodiesel fuel. It's a great way to save money on fuel if you have a diesel engine.......[Read More]
Recycle Your Old Cell Phone

Recycle Your Old Cell Phone

Everyone is talking about Verizon's announcement that it will now carry the iPhone. Many loyal customers are already excited about joining the phenomenon and switching to the iPhone. That is great, but where will the old phones end up. If you get a new cell phone this year (even if it's no......[Read More]
Dishwasher Vs Hand Washing - The Green Experiment

Dishwasher Vs Hand Washing - The Green Experiment

Several speculations have been previously noted regarding the efficiency of dishwashing vs. hand washing. A study was conducted in Germany regarding the efficiency of both practices, which concluded that dishwashing was in fact, the most efficient.......[Read More]
Democrats and Liberals Take Credit for Clean Air and Water

Democrats and Liberals Take Credit for Clean Air and Water

I often find it interesting that modern day liberals say that they are in fact responsible for the cleaner air and water and the rules and regulations of the EPA. The Democrats and modern day Liberals take credit for Clean Air and Water and say that the Republicans are the polluters. Well our Online......[Read More]
Is Your Office Cleaning Service Green Enough to Improve Your Health and the Environment?

Is Your Office Cleaning Service Green Enough to Improve Your Health and the Environment?

How sure are you that having a clean and well maintained office will not get you sick? What should you be looking for if you are going to hire an office cleaning company?......[Read More]
How Fuel Treatment Can Help Today's Economy and Our Environment

How Fuel Treatment Can Help Today's Economy and Our Environment

As we have witnessed, the cost of fuel and gas has been increasing and increasing today. The economy is declining because of this. Furthermore, vehicles seem to be just gargling gasoline, needing more gas with every travel.......[Read More]
Energy Audits and Tax Credits

Energy Audits and Tax Credits

In a buyers market, sellers wanting an edge may go ahead and make some of the improvements indicated by an energy audit, which focuses on things like insulation and the condition of the heating and cooling systems.This year's tax credits may help offset some of those costs.......[Read More]
The Go Green Value of a Business and Industry

The Go Green Value of a Business and Industry

It is hopeful that the value of a business or industry to the people is not solely the amount of profit it can generate for it's shareholders but on more community based values. For example, if a business profit is slightly decreased due to acquiring (or even developing) new technology to ensur......[Read More]
A Frustrated Energy Efficiency Consultant

A Frustrated Energy Efficiency Consultant

The article is based on energy waste by the in-action of individuals and businesses to implement energy efficiency upgrades. Some are more obvious then others.......[Read More]
Role of Forestry Equipments

Role of Forestry Equipments

Forestry equipments are also used in specific instances to maintain the natural habitat of the animals. Forestry equipments were also created in order to help those who engage in this type of activity. Logging becomes easy and fast with the use of forestry equipments.......[Read More]
Bumps in the Road to Carbon Neutral - The Impact of Household Energy Use

Bumps in the Road to Carbon Neutral - The Impact of Household Energy Use

In 2007, a whitewater rafting and environmental education center in Coloma, California, set a goal of reducing the carbon emissions created by their business operations 20% by 2012; 40 % by 2020; and 80% by 2050. By the end of the first year of action, 2008, enormous strides were made toward that go......[Read More]
Facts About Ocean Pollution

Facts About Ocean Pollution

Ocean pollution has endangered many marine species including plants and animals and is causing alarming damage to the existing sea life too. This type of pollution is caused due to dumping of toxic materials formed by industrial wastes. If serious steps are not taken, more and more species would be ......[Read More]