Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pesticides and Our Pets

There are an estimated 74.1 million cats, and approximately 70 million dogs living in homes in the United States. People keep domesticated animals for a variety of reasons; protection, company, or simply because they are cute and lovable. Companion animals … Continue reading

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The Precautionary Principle and Pesticides

Back in 1998, the attendees of the Wingspread Conference (scientists, philosophers, lawyers and environmental activists) created a consensus statement known as the Precautionary Principle*. Let’s take a look at some highlights. ‘We believe existing environmental regulations and other decisions, particularly … Continue reading

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Sustainable Dover – creating a more sustainable future?

In 2005, Dover, New Hampshire city officials adopted the Sustainable Dover initiative. As explained in the introduction on the city website: ‘In 2005 the City of Dover embarked on creating a more sustainable future through an array of policy decisions … Continue reading

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