If the United States Navy has its way, soon blasts of sound -- second in intensity only to that of a nuclear bomb going off -- will be routinely deployed throughout much of the world’s oceans.
These eastern deciduous forests were a different world from the ancient redwood groves of Northern California where I'd grown up. The first thing I noticed in the earliest days after my arrival in New England was that there were few truly old trees in the forest.
Proponents of fluoridation always present a simple message: fluoridation will prevent cavities; it is safe and effective because dentists, doctors, and a list of agencies say so; and those who oppose fluoridation are uninformed, misguided, and trying to scare people.
I remember the first time he turned the car off. It was 1978 and I was in Stadtsteinach, Germany, and my mentor and friend Gottfried Mueller was driving. We came to a red light and he turned off his Audi while he waited for the light to change from red to green.
As Chairperson of the International Department of Earth Village Network, Japanese environmentalist Yumiko Kohama and staff
"Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives." - Thomas Berry, Dream of the Earth