NIE 9/30/2014 Take this personally

Why did Kaiser Permanente pull antibacterial soaps with triclosan from its 37 hospitals nationwide in 2010 and switch to traditional soaps and alcohol based hand sanitizers? The hospital chain phased out this toxic chemical because of its “precautionary approach” to … more

NIE 9/23/14 – Something’s fishy

Something is very out of sync in aquatic ecosystems around the world. Evidence can be found in the unusually widespread frequency of fish lesions, excessive mortality and intersex fish. Male fish containing eggs in their testes have been found nationwide, … more

NIE 9/16/14 – Making waves

Most trash collected each year by International Coastal Cleanup volunteers is made of plastic. In a short time, disposable plastics have become the new normal and created a new form of pollution. Billions of disposable and single-use plastic bags, straws, … more

Newspapers In Education (NIE)

PA Sea Grant provides the content and teacher lesson plans for the Erie Times-News Tuesday "Reconnect with your environment" NIE page. Past pages and lesson plans can be found here.