Tag: environment

Caught in the Bug Net: 2.22.08

International Insect eating! Chiang Mai, Thailand – With over 1 400 insect species eaten by humans worldwide, the insect world offers promising possibilities both commercially and nutritionally, FAO said today. A workshop organized by FAO […]

Declines in outdoor activity continue

File this under “More depressing confirmation of what we already suspected”: O.R. W. Pergams and P. A. Zaradic. 2008. Evidence for a fundamental and pervasive shift away from nature-based recreation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, […]

DDT conference in Michigan

Wag of the antennae to Millard Fillmore for finding this: Eugene Kenaga International DDT Conference on Environment and Health DDT: What We Know; What Do We Need to Know? On March 14, 2008, Alma College, […]

Children and gardening

A new report by the Cornell Garden Based Learning program: “Researchers have discovered the secrets to enhancing youth participation in school and community-based garden programs. A three-year study entitled “Greener Voices” proves that children will […]