Environment

The non-stop waste of water

January 22, 2019 ecodaily 0

  Every year, water shortages affect more than one-third of the world’s population. In 2017, even Rome — ancient pioneer of urban water provision — saw its myriad public drinking fountains switched off. Environmental economist […]

Environment

The dirty side of waste disposal

January 22, 2019 ecodaily 0

  One thousand, eight hundred cigarette butts, 53 plastic straws, 70 small pieces of plastic and 40 McDonald’s Forster and Gloria Jean’s Coffees AUS cups and lids, Summer Festival signs, clothes and 60 glass bottles […]

Agriculture

US junk food ads target minority kids

January 19, 2019 ecodaily 0

  Nearly all TV food ads aimed at Hispanic and black children in the United States are for unhealthy products, a new report claims. In 2017, black teens saw more than twice as many ads […]

Environment

Medford Drinking Water Warning

January 15, 2019 ecodaily 0

  A six-inch water main broke on Corona Avenue near Grand Avenue today in Medford, according to a notice put out by the Medford Water Commission. During the repair, a portion of Corona Ave, Miracle […]