Don’t Pollute My Nest

BY ON October 18, 2011
“The bluebird carries the sky on his back.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Those beautiful words can be used to describe the heavy burden birds carry in their tiny bodies – the weight of pollution. Science helps us understand the natural world, and just like our...

TOPICS: Coal, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution

Like Father, Like Son

BY ON October 17, 2011
Last week my teenage son was complaining about a sore throat, stuffy nose, aches. I brought him to his doctor and she swabbed a throat culture. Negative. Nothing serious. “There’s a lot of stuff going around.” It’s always reassuring to hear that it’s just the...

TOPICS: Asthma, Dads, Politics, Pollution