FDA Says GMO Potatoes ‘Safe for Consumption’

FDA Says GMO Potatoes ‘Safe for Consumption’

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its blessing to two new varieties of genetically engineered apples and six varieties of potatoes on earlier this month. The FDA called the new strains “as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts,” a surprising...
Mangrove Forests Need Our Help

Mangrove Forests Need Our Help

Mangrove forests are complex coastal ecologies that serve important functions in tropical zones. Mangrove trees can survive in much saltier water than most other trees, which allows them to create saltwater zones that are sheltered from storms. Mangrove forests are...
The Green Guide to Cleaning Your Bedroom

The Green Guide to Cleaning Your Bedroom

There’s a huge market for green cleaning products for bathrooms and kitchens, which helps many people breathe easier knowing there are no harsh chemicals being used. But what about our bedrooms, where we spend a third of our day? Many people pick up the floor and...
Tools to Make Winter Cleaning Easy

Tools to Make Winter Cleaning Easy

The cold winter months often bring in party crashers like snow, sleet, and sludge. Stop putting up with their dirty nonsense this winter in your apartment once and for all. Below are a few cleanliness killjoys and the products that will make dealing with them headache...
Gina McCarthy on the Road to Heading EPA

Gina McCarthy on the Road to Heading EPA

In March, President Obama nominated Gina McCarthy as the next head of the EPA. If confirmed for the position, she will become the agency’s thirteenth leader overall and its fourth female leader. A veteran in environmental policy-making, McCarthy would work...