New research shows nearly half the children in Mexico impacted by lead poisoning, at risk for Mild Mental Retardation and other serious health impacts; lead exposure from pottery is the principal cause.
December 11, 2014 11:36 AM - Blacksmith Institute for a Pure Earth
New York, NY - December 11, 2014 – In November 2014, the journal Annals of Global Health published "Blood Lead Levels in Mexico and Pediatric Burden of Disease." The research concluded that although blood lead levels (BLL) have decreased significantly in Mexico over the past 35 years, they remain significantly elevated.
Endow-Bio, Inc., the First National Endowment for Biodiversity
December 10, 2014 10:36 AM - Endow-Bio, Inc.
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LOW-COST SOLAR PANEL CAPTURES FOUR TIMES MORE ENERGY
December 2, 2014 11:53 AM - Focused Sun
LAS CRUCES, NM. (Dec 2, 2014) Focused Sun of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (www.focused-sun.com) is planning to shake up the solar industry with an inexpensive module that captures four times more energy than a conventional solar panel of the same size. The module, called FourFold, produces both electricity and hot water.
Journal of Health and Pollution Gives Voice to Researchers from Underrepresented Countries
November 26, 2014 10:38 AM - Blacksmith Institute for a Pure Earth
The Journal of Health and Pollution (JH&P) has just published its seventh issue, and will enter into its fifth year in 2015, reaching a milestone that will be celebrated by a growing group of researchers working to spotlight toxic pollution issues in poor and middle income countries. Published on a semiannual basis, the online journal of peer reviewed research and news is an important pipeline of crucial data and analysis of this global problem in countries that are often underrepresented in major studies.
NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT PERSONAL AND PLANETARY HEALTH GOES VIRAL — OVER 200,000 VIEWS IN 6 DAYS
November 19, 2014 08:49 PM - Origins
Absent Traditional Advertising, "Origins" Garners Worldwide Acclaim and Audience Via Grassroots, Social Media
PlushBeds Awards the Most Influential Green Living Bloggers for 2015
November 14, 2014 12:15 PM - PlushBeds
The Top 50 Bloggers with the Most Meaningful Contributions in the Green Living Space
Change and Hope Comes To Agbogbloshie:
Africa's Largest E-waste Dump Begins Transformation to Model Recycling Center
October 30, 2014 12:11 PM - Pure Earth Blacksmith Institute
A celebration marked the opening of the new e-waste recycling facility in Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana. Dignitaries, dancers, performing school children and a balloon archway stood out in sharp contrast in this sooty, trash-strewn landscape. This collaborative effort to transform Agbogbloshie from one of the world’s largest e-waste dumps into a model recycling center was launched on October 9, 2014 by Blacksmith Institute for a Pure Earth, a New York-based non-profit, with local partners Green Advocacy Ghana (GreenAd) and the Greater Accra Scrap Dealers Association (GASDA).
Sweden Ranks #1 in new 60-nation Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI)
October 20, 2014 09:42 AM - Dual Citizen LLC
The intensity of public and media discourse on climate change may be increasing, but there is far less analytic and media engagement with how to actually reorient global growth on more low carbon, resource efficient pathways.
Yorkshire Water CEO Richard Flint dedicates £56m to renewable energy
October 6, 2014 10:25 AM - Yorkshire Water
"A big step in the right direction" - Richard Flint, Yorkshire Water CEO
Sustainability Study Reveals Green Revolution Blooming at
America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities
August 20, 2014 11:17 AM - Building Green Initiative at Clark Atlanta University
The 2014 HBCU Green Report substantiates efforts by HBCUs to green their campuses, curriculum and communities despite being overlooked by a recently released guide to green colleges