June 18, 2014, No comments

Amid conflict and persistent food insecurity Palestinian refugees are cultivating their rooftops to produce fresh vegetables close to home.  Last week the Middle Eastern sustainability news website Green Prophet 15 families in Bethlehem’s Dheishah [...]


Poverty Tracker & Michael Weinstein: Exclusive Interview

May 28, 2014, No comments

The official poverty estimate for New York City is about 21 percent. It’s wrong. Michael Weinstein explains. (Justmeans/3BL Media) — Accor ...


If We Can’t Make Fracking Unnecessary, Can We At Least Make It Safer?

April 16, 2014, No comments

Russell Gold’s pragmatic piece about fracking in the earthquakes triggered by fracking, and the presence of less climate-friendly than diesel fu ...

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University of Roehampton, London Online Launches Public Health Outbreak Simulation

April 15, 2014, No comments

What happens when a public health crisis follows a major disaster? The Save Manresa” simulation — suitable for all ages — free of charge. The s ...

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    CVS Will Stop Selling Cigarettes By October
    February 18, 2014, No comments

    Chain pharmacies are increasingly retooling themselves as health and wellness centers. There are several reasons why, including the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of access to health care coverage. Some chain [...]