Entries by William B. Macaulay

DocTalk:Full Signal

There is the saying that parents tell their children, “Television will fry your brain.” However, since 1997 there is a whole new phenomenon that can turn your brain into neurological porridge. The cellphone, a direct radiation transmitter pressed against your skull, is the buzzing, beeping, ringing voice of 21st century technology. This beloved staple of […]

Have you heard about the Dirty Dozen?

The Environmental Working Group has created a guide ranking the top 12 produce from “dirtiest” to “cleanest,” a guide they’ve cleverly called the Dirty Dozen, which includes apples, peaches, nectarines, strawberries, grapes, celery, spinach, sweet peppers, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, snap peas (imported) and potatoes.This “dirt” refers to the amount of pesticide residue left on veggies/fruits.

NYC Green Festival Round Up

Eco18 was out and about this past weekend attending  NYC’s Green Festival. This year the festival took place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and was a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day. Companies, brands, services and non-profits all came together to continue to educate about “Green Living” and demonstrate some ingenious ways to incorporate […]

Birds Nest Foundation joins Organic-Friendly Brands on a National Social Media “March” Against GMOs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Smita Jayaram smita@birdsnestfoundation.org Birds Nest Foundation joins Organic-Friendly Brands on a National Social Media “March” Against GMOs Starting May 1st, the #1MilNonGMO Social Media March will attempt to garner 1 million social media impressions to raise awareness about the negative impacts of GMOs ATLANTA – May 1, 2015 – National […]

National Pecan Day

Here’s an interesting fact to start off your day: April 14th is National Pecan Day. As silly as that may sound, there are a few good reasons to celebrate the existence of this nut. Pecan is certified as “heart healthy” by the American Heart Association. Due to being rich in good fats, pecans can reduce […]

Join Birds Nest Foundation at the Green Festival!

The Green Festival is America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event, it will be taking place on April 24th to April 26th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Birds Nest Foundation will be hosting a booth at the event throughout the weekend.

‘The Hunting Ground’- Sexual Assault On College Campuses Are Relevant

“The Hunting Ground” documents several cases of campus rape and sexual assault on multiple college campuses including Ivy League schools like Harvard, Yale and Princeton. The film manages to deliver detailed accounts of what happened to these young women and men while attending college through interviews with the victims themselves, parents, and administrators of the […]