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  • EarthTalk Q&A: Lawn Chemicals and Dog Cancer

    From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Unfortunately, the answer may very well be yes. A 2012 study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Environmental Research, found that exposure to certain lawn care products, such as the nearly ubiquitous herbicide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Químicos para el césped y el cáncer canino

    Roddy Scheer y Doug Moss EarthTalk Lamentablemente, la respuesta puede ser sí. Un estudio de 2012 publicado en la revista científica revisada por pares, Environmental Research, encontró que la exposición a ciertos productos para el cuidado del césped, como el herbicida casi ubicuo 2,4-diclorofenoxiacético (2 4-D para abreviar), aumenta...
  • Is Grass-fed Good Enough?

    Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now and then. If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally? — Jeanine Smith, Hixson, TN Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Yes and no,...

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