Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.
We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.
Researchers from fields as diverse as biology, psychiatry, engineering, horticulture, neuroscience, and medicine have realized what most of us know intuitively: nature is good for our health and wellbeing.
Shared by environmentaldefence on Jan 5, 2012 Get toxins out of your makeup. Learn more, find out how, and find safer alternatives at www.environmentaldefence.ca When you’re brushing your teeth, changing the little one’s diaper, and putting on deodorant in the morning, are you thinking about the chemicals in your toothpaste, your diaper cream, your shampoo, and your lipstick? [...]
When Vancouver mom Marcie Weinstein-Smith took a market survey asking moms what frustrated them most about natural baby products, the prevailing answer was that “they all lie.”