INFOGRAPHIC: January is Radon Action Month—Is Your Home Safe?

January 8, 2015 by  
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Since January is Radon Action Month, there’s no better time to talk about the dangers that may be present in your home or office. A colorless, odorless gas , radon can seep into buildings through cracks in their foundations , and is responsible for over 21,000  lung cancer deaths annually. Check out this infographic to learn the facts about radon and what can be done to test and prevent it in your workplace or home environment. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: January is Radon Action Month—Is Your Home Safe? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: colorless gas , house health , infographic , infographics , lung cancer , lung health , odorless gas , radioactive radon gas , radon , radon awareness , radon awareness month , radon gas , radon in buildings , radon infographic , radon safety

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Federal judge approves Christo’s massive “Over the River” project

January 8, 2015 by  
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Environmental activists team up to battle a famous environmental artist—not your everyday face-off. Unless, that is, the artist is Christo . A recent federal district court case pitted his proposed “ Over the River ” project against the activist group ROAR (Rags Over the Arkansas River ). The $50 million installation would temporarily suspend 5.9 miles of translucent silver fabric panels along a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River in south-central Colorado, much of which is federally-protected habitat for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, peregrine falcons, and bald eagles. Read the rest of Federal judge approves Christo’s massive “Over the River” project Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , bighorn sheep , christo , conservation , eco design , eco-art , ecological damage , environmental activists , environmental art , green art , ROAR , wildlife protection

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