Spill & Safety News

Feeling Drained? Try This.

Now that we've gotten un-used to bringing our reusable bags to grocery stores, become accustomed to everyone mimicking health care professionals (o...

Virus Ecology

Back in 2013 and 2014 we pondered how a break from technology could improve our ability to focus and relax — and also how it might benefit nature. ...

Tips for the Water-Wise

After the flood season that much of California experienced in the winter of 2019, this past winter was more like spring, with temperatures in the 7...

Are You Blue? That Can Be Positive!

Even in these challenging times, feeling blue can be a good thing. Here's how: Each year, the Pantone Color Institute announces a color of the year...

Put A Sock In It…Or A Pillow, Or A Pad, Or…

Q: Where are socks as useful as pads, pillows, rolls and booms? A: It depends on whether you're going to sleep, or eliminating an oil spill.  In th...

Making Your Marina Shipshape for Winter

There's a lot of advice available for boating enthusiasts who need to prepare their vessels for the colder months, from flushing the cooling system...

When the Planet Experiences Hot Flashes

With the weather we've been having this past summer, many people have experienced hot flashes, regardless of gender: feeling so hot under the colla...

Roll With It

In these socially connected times, whatever we do is instantly available to the world via the Internet, as many people discover to their eternal ch...

We Are the Oil Spill

In recent times, whenever a catastrophic event, whether natural or human-created, makes headlines, social media rapidly makes memes that say someth...

A Farmer's Frenzy of Spills

Weather folklore from the Farmers' Almanac says, "If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb." This colorful analogy seems appropria...

Oil Spills: A Daily Reality Show

These days, reality shows (and stars) blanket the Internet, magazines, and our daily lives, whether we want to hear about them or not. And they're ...

Block That Spill!

In football, cheerleaders sometimes chant, "Block that kick!" Other sports use similar lingo to keep the spectators enthused and the team amped up ...