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.


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


iPhone : Streptomycin and oxytetracycline are 2 of only 10 pesticides that are used in the U.S. but banned in Europe and Brazil

And they don't even work!!!


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

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.