18 House Plants for Indoor Air Purifying (Including Cat-safe Options!)

It’s time for our homes to become our own personal tropical jungle! While we’re at home for the time being, there’s no better hobby to pick up than gardening. It’s something that will make you feel wonderfully relaxed (and hopeful about things in general), while also having an important practical use: get house plants for indoor […]

Can Lawn Chemicals Cause Canine Cancer?

Can Lawn Chemicals Cause Canine Cancer?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that lawn chemicals can cause canine cancer, and if so, how can I protect my dog? — Bill W., Ithaca, NY Unfortunately, the answer may very well be yes. A 2012 study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Environmental Research, found […]

18 Houseplants That Are Safe for My Cat

Houseplants That Are Safe for My Cat

Cats! Sigh. Such beautiful and intelligent and…mysterious animals. A lot of things at home are bad for them. They puke more often than is healthy for our (human) heart. And what is it with them and plants?! Why can’t they just ignore houseplants? But, nope. Their curiosity, both adorable and aggravating at the same time, […]