Tag: environment

In the wake of germophobia: the use and misuse of antibacterial agents

Hand sanitizers and antibacterial hand soaps gained overnight fame, any starlet would covet, after the swine flu epidemic. The most common active ingredient found in the house hold soap bar or hand-wash is Triclosan (TCS), has been in use for over 40 yrs and…

Long winged Harrier

Long winged Harrier

My favorite landscape shot from Trinidad, though it was intended to be a shot of the beautiful long winged Harrier. Their heart shaped faces, lined with yellow feathers and marked with a curved beak are almost owl like