Rx for the Earth

Issue 6  Summer 1998
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Deformed wildlife, lower sperm counts, childhood cancers, and depressed IQs have all have been linked to hormone-disrupting chemicals you probably have in your home. Summer 1998.
Safer Homes and Gardens

You're more likely to be exposed to endocrine disrupting and toxic chemicals in your home or at work than outdoors. Here are things you can do to keep your immediate environment nontoxic.

Toxic Legacy

Reproductive problems in wildlife populations. Children with signs of development delays. Dramatic rises in cancers of the reproductive system. Theo Colborn was the one who put the pieces together...

A Design Revolution

Is it possible to meet today's needs without toxic and endocrine-disrupting chemicals? Innovators are finding it is possible when they use designs Mother Nature developed over millions of years.

Clean Water: What's It Worth

A hunger strike, a lawsuit, a nudge from the governor – even sitting down with the opposition – the things people will do for clean water!

Social Security: Let Them Eat Stock

The debate on investing Social Security funds in the stock market neglects one simple fact: retirees can’t eat money.

Safer Homes And Gardens

You're more likely to be exposed to endocrine-disrupting and toxic chemicals in your home or at work than outdoors. Here are things you can do to keep your immediate environment nontoxic.

The Overspent American

How might Americans get free of the mind-numbing cycle of overwork and overconsumption? Sarah van Gelder invited author Juliet Schor to discuss this question with leaders of the voluntary simplicity and downshifters' movements.

The Language of Nonviolence

When words come from the heart, they break through barriers and elicit compassion, says Marshall B. Rosenberg

Mothers For Eco-justice

Mothers in East Los Angeles, Detroit, and other communities started out saying "no" to toxic neighbors. Now they are also building a future for their cities.