Nova Scotia is about to become the first jurisdiction in North America to make LED lights mandatory on all roads and highways. It is expected the new lights will save 30,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year and will use half the energy of regular lights. Read more here .
Three recent studies examining the impacts of pesticide exposure have found that children with higher levels of prenatal pesticide exposure have lower IQ scores. The study specifically looked at the impacts of organophosphates, which are widely used in agriculture. The good news is that use of this pesticide is trending downwards. All three studies can READ MORE