We love this idea! – According to a new law passed by French Parliament last week, all new buildings constructed in commercial zones must be partially covered by plants or solar panels. French environmental activists initially proposed that all new buildings be completely covered by foliage, but officials thought that would be too extreme for […]
Great advice for keeping our homes safe for little ones – As parents, we know to keep cleaning solutions, medicine and alcohol safely out of kids’ reach. But those aren’t the only dangerous items at home. “Many children have been accidentally poisoned by household items you may not expect,” says Marty Malheiro, the outreach coordinator […]
Good to know! – Foods that contain rice, including rice crackers and vinegar, routinely contain some level of arsenic, scientists say, as do products like rice cakes, rice wine and cereals, and snack bars and baking mixes that contain rice flour or bran. But it’s unclear how serious a health risk they pose. The Food and […]
We love this simple and very smart infographic! Four Cow Farm already runs on 100% green energy but we still make sure that every little bit is saved Click Eco-Friendly Updates to Make at Home – Energy Saving Tips for Home to read the full article.
Why air pollution matters, especially for the littlest of little ones! – Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may contribute to childhood abnormalities in the brain, a new study suggests. The research, from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, measured the exposure of the mothers to PAH air pollution and used brain imaging to look […]
We seldom think about what goes into the products we buy, why knowing is so important! – Flame retardant chemicals are in millions of products, from mattresses and couches to car seats to electronics. In 2011, Environmental Science & Technology published a study that found that 80 percent of 100 randomly tested children’s products were […]