Striking for babies’ brains

Striking for Babies’ Brains

September 20, 2019
Melting glaciers. Stranded polar bears. New diseases from ticks and mosquitoes. More serious and widespread flooding. There are so many reasons to support the Climate Strike. Here’s one more; the damage that fossil fuels are doing to the developing brain, both before and after birth.
Protecting Babies by Standing Up Against Toxic Chlorpyrifos

Protecting Babies by Standing Up Against Toxic Chlorpyrifos

August 15, 2019
What would you do if you learned that a certain insecticide is being passed from pregnant women to their babies?  And that the more of that chemical that the child gets while still in their mother’s womb, the greater the damage to that baby’s developing brain?  And what if you fo
Seven Tips to Kill Weeds Naturally, Without Harmful Chemicals

Seven Tips to Kill Weeds Naturally, Without Harmful Chemicals

July 24, 2019
If you see a weed-free lawn, chances are it is regularly sprayed with weed killers. The small warning signs posted in the lawn after spraying help keep kids and pets off the grass for a while, but the chemical residues persist after the signs come down.
Meet Providence

Meet Providence, Rhode Island

June 21, 2019
One of the oldest cities in the U.S., Providence is also the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island. Grand historic buildings populate a thriving downtown and many delicious restaurants and cafes are within easy walking distance of City Hall (built 1878).
Seven Tips to Kill Weeds Naturally, Without Harmful Chemicals

Safe, Effective Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes and Ticks

June 11, 2019
Mosquitoes seem to take over our yards this time of year. Mosquito control companies are offering treatments for suburban yards — twice monthly, yard-wide spraying — to kill both mosquitoes and ticks.
How the Green New Deal Helps Protect Babies’ Brains lead image

How the Green New Deal Helps Protect Babies’ Brains

February 8, 2019
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced their Green New Deal to address climate change and create jobs. If their joint resolution turns into new federal law and appropriations, it will also go a long way to protecting babies’ brains.