Monthly Archives: March 2013

Honoring Earth Day

March 29th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

This year’s National Park Week, from April 20 to 28, centered on Earth Day, will offer free weekday admission to all 398 national parks from April 22 to 26, adding 134 more historic sites, preserves, recreation areas and other sites to the usual 264 with no entrance fee

Walking the Talk

March 1st, 2013 | by Sandra Murphy

Actress Marlane Barnes, actress and supporter of Best Friends Animal Society and national spokesperson for Spay First, speaks out about fostering rescue dogs

Not So Nice Rice

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

New research by the nonprofit Consumers Union (CU), which publishes Consumer Reports, may cause us to reconsider eating rice

Superior Soil

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is now aiming to become 100 percent organic in the next 10 years

Bad Fats Are Brain-Busters

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has found that consumption of “bad” saturated fats may be associated with a decline in cognitive function and memory in older women

Better Cafeterias

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) 2012 School Lunch Report Card found that most schools nationwide are improving

Coyote Ugly

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Stray dogs and feral cats in our cities may be supplanted by raccoons, foxes and coyotes

Windy Woes

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The U.S. Department of Energy reports that although wind power accounts for just over 4 percent of domestic electrical generation, it comprises a third of all new electric capacity

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