Environmental Health News

What's Working

  • Garden Mosaics projects promote science education while connecting young and old people as they work together in local gardens.
  • Hope Meadows is a planned inter-generational community containing foster and adoptive parents, children, and senior citizens
  • In August 2002, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board voted to ban soft drinks from all of the district’s schools

Why Precaution Is Needed
[Rachel's Introduction: Human activities are now ruining the Earth as a place suitable for human habitation. Because of this new reality, a new way of making decisions is needed. That's why the precautionary principle has emerged in recent years, to help people defend the future.]
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By Peter Montague
Here is a short PowerPoint presentation that explains why the precautionary principle is needed: there are three trends that are destroying the Earth as a place suitable for human habitation.

Because of these new conditions, we need a new way of making decisions. That's why the precautionary principle has emerged in recent years.

http://www.precaution.org/lib/whats_needed.ppt