Baby Food Tests Find 68 Percent Contain ‘Worrisome’ Levels of Heavy Metals

Testing published by Consumer Reports (CR) Thursday found “concerning levels” of toxic metals in popular U.S. baby and toddler food. The consumer advocacy group tested 50 nationally-distributed, packaged foods designed for toddlers and babies for mercury, cadmium, arsenic and lead. They found that every product they tested had measurable amounts …

A Moss Can Naturally Clean Harmful Arsenic From Water

If you happen to be thirsty in the woods, there are a lot of things you can stick in your canteen to help clean up your drinking water. There are chlorine pills and filters. And now scientists have identified a certain kind of moss that could do it, too. The …

Fighting Environmental Injustice in Europe

Behind the dominant narrative of the Greek crisis, there is a story of resource exploitation that will be all too familiar to millions of people in Latin America, Africa and Asia. With their soil rich in gold and a mountain of debt, Greece has become a prime target for mining …