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John Laumer is an independent consultant who joined TreeHugger.
Bad News for Bees: High Levels Of Pesticides & Breakdown Products Found in Bees Wax and Pollen
Posted on: Mar 26, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
Worker bees keep bringing residual pesticides back until they're knocked down by especially high exposures or become disoriented due to chronic exposure.
Twisted Logic of Privatization: You People Saved Water Last Year -- So Rates Are Going Up!
Posted on: Mar 18, 2010, Source: TreeHugger
Unfortunately, conservation measures mean less money for water companies, which can sometimes mean rate hikes -- especially when for-profit companies are in control.
Cheap Great Lakes Water Offered In Exchange For Jobs
Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: TreeHugger
Although superficially, this may seem quite sensible, there is a high risk of unintended and unwanted consequences if a cheap water incentive were offered to all comers.
Can 400 Green Labels Do Anything But Confuse The World's Consumers?
Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: TreeHugger
Four hundred competing labels is a near-perfect way to devalue the whole idea of a environmental ratings system for consumers.
Portions Of Iraq Are Drying Up Completely
Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: TreeHugger
The human impact of climate change, combined with the demands of a burgeoning regional population may exceed that of insurrection in Iraq.
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