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Ramon Elani – The Dithering Age: Holocene, Anthropocene, And Chthlucene

There is no question that anthropogenic activity has profoundly damaged the vast interrelated web of ecological systems that maintain the conditions for life on this planet. Similarly there is an increasingly agreement among climate scientists that we are currently in the midst of a sixth geological extinction event that may cause the annihilation of up to 75 percent of species …

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Teen girls see big drop in chemical exposure with switch in cosmetics

A new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the body. The results, published today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, came from a study of 100 Latina teenagers …