EarthTalk®

EarthTalk®: Uranium Mining

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that there has been an increase in uranium mining in the U.S. due to a renewed interest in nuclear energy? What are the health and environmental ramifications of this? — Paul Raffman, New Bedford, MA

EarthTalk®: Should Pet Owners Keep Their Cats Indoors?

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that pet cats prey on lots of birds and other “neighborhood” wildlife, but isn’t it cruel to force felines to live indoors only? And isn’t human encroachment the real issue for bird populations, not a few opportunistic cats? — Jason Braunstein, Laos, NM

EarthTalk®: The “All One Ocean” Campaign

All One Ocean is a non-profit campaign launched in 2010 by long-time author, activist and organizer Hallie Austen Iglehart with the goal of reducing the amount of plastic and other trash that ends up in the ocean where it compromises the health of marine wildlife and ecosystems.