Lela Nargi (@LelaNargi )

Lela Nargi

Bio Bylines: @WaPo @CivilEats @hakaimagazine @FoodPrint @Sierra_Magazine @JSTOR_Daily @ensiamedia @NPRFood #binder. Also @scbwi repd @StormLiterary she/her
Location Brooklyn, NY
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Account created 07-05-2014 21:08:06
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iPhone : Turtles are thriving in parts of the polluted Bronx River.

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But the river still needs more cleaning up.

Lela Nargi has details on how researchers are using turtles to help them track the progress.

via The Washington Post KidsPost

msn.com/en-us/kids/sci…

iPhone : Streptomycin and oxytetracycline are 2 of only 10 pesticides that are used in the U.S. but banned in Europe and Brazil
ehjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11…

And they don't even work!!!

nytimes.com/2019/08/16/hea…

iPhone : My birthday falls on National Honey Bee Day today - but what I really want to talk about are these amazing sweat bees that have been turning up in my fire escape flowers sharpeatmanguides.com/sweat-bees

iPhone : After a half century of increasingly industrialized egg production, its time to take another look at family egg farms as a model for leadership in health and animal welfare buff.ly/2z55kKA @lelanargi via Civil Eats

Twitter Web App : It seems the possibility exists. twitter.com/CivilEats/stat…

Twitter Web App : Pete and Gerry’s organic egg company has survived for decades against very long odds by valuing small and mid-scale producers. Could it be a model for how to thrive in an otherwise cutthroat industry? buff.ly/302g9sI

iPhone : FoodPrint About this sippy cups @starbucks + others have introduced to replace straws? "One analysis found that the new lids added .32 to .88 grams of plastic to each drink depending on its size."

Twitter Web App : Snapping turtles are nesting along parts of the Bronx River—and helping scientists figure out how polluted that waterway actually is. My latest for The Washington Post 's KidsPost
wapo.st/31JxDul

iPhone : Just a few of the magnificent faces at WBF who owe their existence to the #EndangeredSpeciesAct, itself now endangered. Once in the shadow of extinction, the peregrine falcon is now often seen in NYC, where bridges and skyscrapers ring with the sounds of their healthy nestlings.