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Ask Umbra: What’s the deal with lead in lipstick?

By Ask Umbra A reader asks why there's poison in her makeup. Umbra lays it on thick.
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Ask Umbra: How can I get my neighbors to stop spraying pesticides?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (2 years ago)

A reader's garden has been poisoned by her spray-happy neighbors. Umbra offers ways to help them catch the drift. Read Post

Ask Umbra: Is my shampoo poisoning the planet?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (5 months ago)

A readers wonders how to suds her tresses without making unseen ecological messes. Umbra delivers the clean truth. Read Post

Ask Umbra: How do I know if my local swimming hole is safe?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (23 hours ago)

A reader wonders if it's OK for her kids to dip into a nearby river. Umbra gets testy. Read Post


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