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Yes, Plastic is Toxic

The journal, Environmental Science and Technology has identified 10,500 chemicals in a range of plastics recently studied. More importantly, and of course more frightening, 2840 of these were “substances of potential concern” and 1000 of these can be harmful in small doses. To make matters worse, over half of the chemicals that are potentially harmful […]

Soils Continued

In my last post on soils, you may recall that the discussion centered on the impacts of chemicals on soil health. Now, to alarm you a bit more, we see that we are losing topsoil in our largest areas of farmland. While the exact numbers are not clear, and the study is less rigorous than […]