Parts of Southern California haven't seen this much rain in decades. And more is on the way
After years of drought conditions, 2019 is shaping up to be a winter to remember. Rain totals are well above normal, and this week’s storms brought some records. From Palm Springs to parts of San Diego County , communities recorded some of the wettest days in years, in some cases in decades. Downtown...
China bans non-climbers in core zone of Mt Everest
China has banned tourists from accessing its Mount Everest base camp in Tibet amid an ongoing campaign to clean up trash in the mountainous region, said state media Friday. The ban applies to "ordinary tourists", not those with climbing permits, reported official news agency Xinhua.
Corroborating Earlier Studies, a Reduction in Pesticide Residues in Consumers Found after Switching to an Organic Diet
(Beyond Pesticides, February 15, 2019) A study, published in January 2019 in the journal Environmental Health, demonstrates that consumption of organic foods reduces significantly the levels of synthetic pesticide residues in the bodies of U.S. children and adults. Pesticide residues are found four times as frequently in conventionally grown food as in organically produced foodstuffs. Although ...
Adding to Residue Studies, Report Documents Toxic Pesticides in Common Foods Sold by Major Retailers
Tell Oregon Department of Agriculture to Ban Tree-Killing Herbicide, Aminocyclopyrachlor (ACP) [Imprelis]