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Reducing Uncertainty and Confronting Ignorance about the Possible Impacts of Weathering Plastic in the Marine Environment

Plastic in the global oceans fulfills two of the three conditions for pollution to pose a planetary boundary threat because it is causing planetary-scale exposure that is not readily reversible. 240 more words


Can You Be Addicted to Soda?

You may laugh because you think there is no such thing as an addiction to soda pop. Yet, in this fast paced world there are alcoholics, chocoholics, coffeeoholics and sodaholics. 488 more words

Health Education

Pesticides in Produce

Pesticides, consisting of chemicals, bacteria and viruses, are used on food crops to rid them of insects and other pests. They remain on the food after it is harvested and then are ingested when eaten. 485 more words

Health Education

The Rules of Friendship

In his poem, “Miserable,” Giorge Leedy wrote:

Release the toxic and infectious-
Spreaders of misery,
Souls destroying souls-
And poisonous liars.

Awaken from the hallucinations-

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Hard Talks

Ready for Spring?

Even though it’s been a mild winter, about this time of year we begin thinking of warmer weather and dressing up the yard with annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees.  448 more words