Carnival of Environmental Issues

Welcome to the April 2, 2008 edition of the Wiggly Wigglers carnival of environmental issues and apologies for the "slight" delay in posting these great and thought provoking entries.

Leon Gettler presents Climate change and companies posted at Sox First, saying, "Further evidence that businesses and politicians are struggling to come up up with a way of dealing with climate change and the risk it presents to to society, and business. Warnings about big flows of refugees, strains on food and water and political instability but companies are doing little about it."

Michael H presents 7 Disadvantages of Mobile Phones posted at, saying, "A series of articles on the disadvantages on mobile phones: An Unsafe Safety Standard, Negative Health Effects, Male Infertility, The Effect on Children, Mobile Phones and Driving, Increased Stress Level and The Effect on the Environment."

Autumn Beck presents How To Make A Fitted Cloth Diaper posted at All About Cloth Diapers, saying, "If making your own cloth diapers is something you are interested in doing I have found a great instructional video. After watching it for a minute I was ready to get my sewing machine out and give it a try. Watch the video and let me know what you think…"

Vihar Sheth presents Southern Baptists Come Around on Climate Change posted at Vihar Sheth.

Anthony presents Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water? posted at Joyful Digesting, saying, "People entering the water or wet sand at Florida's beaches are experiencing gastrointestinal issues at a high rate."

Jason Isbell presents Drugs in your drinking water? posted at Tired Garden.

Rachel Maitra presents Tales of Transformation: Soil posted at Wild Orchids for Trotsky.

Jose DeJesus MD presents Laser Printer Air Pollution Test Results posted at Physician Entrepreneur.

TheLittlestGuy presents carbon cycle posted at TheLittlestGuy, saying, "Recently, the word ‘carbon’ has been in a lot of buzz words… carbon-this, carbon-that. It’s time to stop throwing words around and to truly understand what is important about the world’s carbon problem."

Brian presents Do Oil Tycoons wish to "Go Green", or "Keep the Green"? posted at Need to "Go Green" or Save Money?.

Ruth Mitchell presents Opting Out posted at Buy Outside the Box, saying, "Save trees, say no to unwanted catalogs."

Louise Manning presents How much food do we throw away? posted at The Human Imprint.

Leon Gettler presents Climate change and banks posted at Sox First, saying, "Climate change will transform the finance industry. How well prepared are the banks? There are some encouraging signs but they have a long way to go. It’s shaping up as the next sub-prime."

Jackson Kern presents The Power to Feed the World? A Tale of Sustainable Development, BioEngineering, and Citizen Activism posted at Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Causes: The Alternative Channel Blog, saying, "It is a fact that high-yield seeds and other varieties, readily proffered by Monsanto and others, have allowed for intensifications of agricultural cultivation. This is of particular importance in densely populated poor rural regions where the land available for agriculture would otherwise simply not be sufficient to carry the population. The consequent reductions of malnutrition have saved many lives and have improved countless others."

al leong presents Anesthesia afterthoughts? posted at Daily Oil Blog.

GP presents Present Simplicity posted at Innstyle Montana- Come on Inn, saying, "To quote Leonardo DaVinci "simplicity is the ultimate sophistication""

Natalie presents See-saw to power African schools posted at I love technology, saying, "An article on a green technology news item to follow, which is creating power to generate electricty for a school with a see-saw"

Theodore Pappas presents Drought, Gasoline Prices, and Golf Courses of the Future: An Interview with Tim Moraghan posted at Britannica Blog, saying, "A fine post on how drought (and rising gas prices) could effect the look, feel, and nature of golf courses in the near future."

Theodore Pappas presents Flooding the Grand Canyon posted at Britannica Blog, saying, "A post explaining the benefits behind the recent flooding of the Grand Canyon."

Leon Gettler presents Carbon world of 2028 posted at Sox First, saying, "How will global warming shape our world 20 years from now? There will be massive changes. Here are the ways it will reshape business and society."

Joshua Seth presents Aspartame Dangers posted at Joshua Seth Blog.

Betsy Teutsch presents We're All in Hot Water When We Waste Energy! posted at The Green House Detectives, saying, "Here are some suggestions for using less energy for your water heater - simple ways to be less wasteful without sacrificing that nice hot shower!"

Phil B. presents Stop Watering Your Lawn posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, "My dream is that one day people will stop being so wasteful."

Judi presents One Way to Reduce your Carbon Footprint ¬´ Natural Superfoods For Optimal Nutrition posted at Natural Superfoods For Optimal Nutrition.

David Alm presents Green Limousines? - AWEARNESS: The Kenneth Cole Blog posted at AWEARNESS: The Kenneth Cole Blog, saying, "In New York City, a plan to replace the traditional yellow cab with eco-friendly green taxi cabs"

John presents Bush Administration Prevents New Listings Under the Endangered Species Act posted at A DC Birding Blog.

Louise Manning presents Packaging on Easter Eggs posted at The Human Imprint.

Mark Schauss presents Links to Help Inform You About How To Achieve Victory Over Our Toxic World posted at Toxic World Blog - Detoxify and Heal Your Body.

R.Pettinger presents Top 10 Tips for Saving Money and the Environment posted at Mortgage Blog, saying, "Some tips on helping the environment and improving your bank balance at the same time."

CapeTownDissentator presents Water Water Everywhere posted at We Op-Ed, saying, "By combining two new inventions, we could use water to save the world."

Marilyn Terrell presents New Zealand's Organic Explorer posted at Intelligent Travel, saying, "New Zealand's Organic Explorer "offers up eco-friendly accommodations, restaurants, and excursions throughout NZ, as well as a great list of orchards and markets for picking up fresh local produce while on the road.""

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