May '98 Table of Contents

Local Ecology
Growth vs. evolution
We're solidly on the track of urban sprawl. Is there the political will needed to change our course?
Water Alert: attend public hearing 5/12 in Encinitas
Support the call for more conservation, not more cement.
Conservation group endorses Zucchet for San Diego City Council
A real pro-environment choice ... what a surprise.
It's time for region-wide development fees
It's time for new developments to pay their own way or would you rather continue to do it?


Global Ecology

Four shades of green
If the developing world is ready to follow in our footsteps; let's be sure we're heading the right direction.

How will increased ultraviolet radiation affect forests?

Overnight shipping industry cuts waste

Several high-volume shippers are now using recycled containers.



Rights of money versus rights of living persons
It's time to revisit the rulings that give corporations the same rights as individuals.


In Your Garden

Interview with a Pest Insect Vampire
You wouldn't want to meet one of these in a dark alley it you were a bug.


Diet & Health

National Cancer Institute announces increase in fruit and vegetable consumption
The public seems to be getting the message.
Global warming and dengue fever
Global warming allows the incursion of this dangerous mosquito-borne virus into temperate regions.

New study details the saturated fat/cholesterol link

Dakota goes green

Green restaurant review of Dakota Bar & Grill.



Entrepreneur creates new miniature fuel cell
This innovation could have a profound effect on our lives as a replacement for toxic batteries.


Observations from the edge

One Nation Under Apathy
Our resident eco-radical is disgusted at the indifference of the general public but who cares?