Health + Wellness

New Yorkers to Vote on First Environmental Bond Act in 26 Years

New Yorkers to Vote on First Environmental Bond Act in 26 Years

On the upcoming midterm elections Tuesday, November 8, New Yorkers have a chance to invest in a greener future for their state.  If voters approve Proposition #1, the “Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022,” they would authorize New York to sell $4.2 billion worth of state bonds to finance […]

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    High BPA Levels Found in Popular Sports Bra and Athletic Gear Brands

    High BPA Levels Found in Popular Sports Bra and Athletic Gear Brands

    Usually when a person dons workout attire, they are hoping to do something positive for their health.  That’s why new testing from the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) is so concerning. The group found that eight popular sports bra brands and six popular athletic shirt brands had unhealthy levels of the environmental toxin bisphenol A […]

    New Jersey Is the Latest State to Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Climate Change

    New Jersey Is the Latest State to Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Climate Change

    New Jersey state officials have submitted a 200-page civil suit against five major fossil fuel companies (Exxon Mobil, Shell Oil, Chevron, BP, ConocoPhillips), as well as their trade association American Petroleum Institute, over misleading consumers and the public about climate change. New Jersey’s lawsuit joins about 20 similar lawsuits from other cities, counties and states […]

    Soil Health 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Soil Health 101: Everything You Need to Know

    While healthy soil’s role in food and the environment was (and still is) no secret to Indigenous communities, there has been a public rise in conversations about soil health over the last two decades due to its ability to be more sustainable and to help fight climate change.