EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine
Dear EarthTalk: What is shark finning and why have several U.S. states outlawed it?
-- Betsy Englund, Tampa, FL
Dear EarthTalk: Most gold mining operations use cyanide to extract gold from surrounding rock. What are the environmental implications of this, and are there alternatives? --J. Pelton, via e-mail
Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t more states mandate deposits on beverage bottles as incentives for people to return them? Most bottles I’ve seen only list a few states on them. -- Alan Wu, Cary, NC
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