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Back from Mexico – Removing Lead from a Tradition

Jan 28 , 2010

Just returned from Mexico with Blacksmith's globe-trotting program officer Bret Ericson (who's also the task manager for our global inventory project).  For me, Mexico always brings to mind wonderful, colorful pottery, perhaps because there is a such a strong ceramics.


How to Build the World’s First Database of Polluted Sites

Jan 21 , 2010

It's been a good start to the year for us on the funding side. We just received confirmation that we will be getting a $900,000 infusion to complete work on our Global Inventory Project, which is about one-third done (see.


Video of gold miners in Indonesia – Mercury: The Burning Issue

Jan 14 , 2010

Amalgam of mercury and gold I first blogged about the toxic connection between gold and mercury back in December in my post All That Glitters, when the price of gold reached a record high.  Back then, we asked you to.


Post Format: Chat

Jan 08 , 2010

Abbott: Strange as it may seem, they give ball players nowadays very peculiar names. Costello: Funny names? Abbott: Nicknames, nicknames. Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third--.


Global Team Profile: Dr. Phil Landrigan A Champion For Children Dr. Philip Landrigan

Jan 07 , 2010

When Dr. Philip J. Landrigan was asked what he thought was the most important thing people can do to save the planet, his answer was "protect children from toxic environments." Pollutants, especially lead and pesticides, have been the focus of.