monday may 28 2007

blogging bloggers

+ titleless
Say hi to my favorite new blog, which is also my new favorite blog.
+ Very Every
My most favorited flickrer has a photoblog
+ The oldest living things in the world
Rachel's fascinating photography project is taking her all over the globe

Plastics, Sun:

Photographic survey:
Two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every five minutes:

Partial zoom:

+ The Unintended Consequences of Hyperhydration (nytimes) "This year, Americans will drink more than 30 billion single-serving bottles of water."

+ Should restaurants ban bottled water? (nytimes) "Serving our local water in reusable carafes makes more sense for the environment than manufacturing thousands of single-use glass bottles for someone to use once and throw away,"

+ Study Cites Risk of Compound in Plastic Bottles (mindfully.org)
"You can't open a scientific journal related to sex hormones and not read an article that would just floor you about this chemical... The chemical industry's position that this is a weak chemical has been proven totally false. This is a phenomenally potent chemical as a sex hormone."

+ The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals By Michael Pollan
"The bottled water we're drinking is bathed in petroleum. That food we're eating is too...
We are indeed what we eat-and what we eat remakes the world. A society of voracious and increasingly confused omnivores, we are just beginning to recognize the profound consequences of the simplest everyday food choices, both for ourselves and for the natural world."