Dear Fellow Traveler: You are invited to receive a free subscription to THE ENVIRONMENTALIST<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/>, an investigative journalism magazine that features in-depth articles (not linked feeds) by environmental writers from various news outlets (HuffingtonPost, Environmental News Network, Earth911, among others), and guest posts by environmental scientists. You may visit THE ENVIRONMENTALIST <http://www.the-environmentalist.com/>at: www.the-environmentalist.com. If interested, you can subscribe<http://www.feedburner.com/fb/a/emailverifySubmit?feedId=1118639&loc=en_US>to free email alerts when new stories are posted (the only action the alerts are used for) and/or bookmark the page or story of your choice. Notice: Your privacy and free access to this information is important to us. THE ENVIRONMENTALIST does not share email addresses, nor does it charge for subscriptions. The site is supported by ad revenue and an online store. There is no obligation if you subscribe and you can unsubscribe at any point. Here are five representative articles: The New Peloponnesian War: Fires Rage Across Southern Greece<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/new-peloponnesian-war-fires-ravage_25.html>Tragedy struck in the form of fast moving forest fires in the Peloponnese region of Greece, exacerbated, possibly, by arson, and, most definitely, by climate change that has led to the deaths of forty-one people... (read m<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/new-peloponnesian-war-fires-ravage_25.html> ore<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/new-peloponnesian-war-fires-ravage_25.html> ) EU bans 30,000 chemicals used in the US<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/eu-bans-30000-chemicals-used-in-us.html>New regulations on 30,000 chemicals, currently unregulated (according to the EU report) in the United States, went into effect in the European Union on June 1st under the acronym REACH<http://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/reach/reach_intro.htm>(Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals). These chemicals, known as endocrine disrupters <http://tinyurl.com/2lqmgb>, are suspected of "increasing rates of breast and testicular cancer, male infertility, diabetes, even obesity." ( read more<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/eu-bans-30000-chemicals-used-in-us.html>) The Sierras' Warning of a Warming World<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/more-fragile-than-they-might-appear.html>A twenty-two year USGS study<http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1716>of 21,000 trees in the Sierras has produced an unexpected result: The trees are dying. Not just one variety, but Ponderosa Pines, the White Fir Conifers, the Red Fir, the Jeffrey Pines, the Subalpine... ( read more<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/more-fragile-than-they-might-appear.html> ) Pet Food Recall - The FDA Updates their lists<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/pet-food-recall-fda-updates-their-lists.html>Although the news has almost non-existent lately about the Pet Food Recall, the risk to animals still exists for those that have not been keeping up with the recall lists. The FDA, while falling notably short at times in the crisis, has been working to update their website <http://tinyurl.com/2bjasu> as a junction of information about recalled pet foods... ( read more<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/pet-food-recall-fda-updates-their-lists.html> ) Do We Need Another Jungle?<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/do-we-need-another-jungle.html>One year after Albert Einstein's publication of E=MC2, an unknown writer named Upton Sinclair published an exposé of the horrid conditions within the Chicago meat packing industry. The book, entitled " The Jungle<http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/140>," became a best seller that has stayed in print ever since its 1906 publication. But it's not Sinclair's impact on literature that has led me to ask the question: Do we need another Jungle? It's the recent influx of tainted goods from overseas... ( read more<http://www.the-environmentalist.com/2007/08/do-we-need-another-jungle.html> ) We hope you find the information useful and invite you to check back regularly, as new articles are posted frequently. Thank you, THE ENVIRONMENTALIST www.the-environmentalist.com p.s. if you'd like to be removed from this general list, please send an email to enviromentlst-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field.