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THE Grapevine

JO IMMIG

Jo is an environmental scientist, photographer and writer. She has worked in the environment movement for decades and is co-ordinator of the National Toxics Network, an organisation dedicated to creating a toxic-free future. She has written many articles for magazines and is the author of two books: Toxic Playground and Safer Solutions.

POP YOUR BALLOONS

Nobody wants to be a party pooper but, seriously, balloons are serial killers. Deliberately released into the air at celebrations and ceremonies, or innocently tied around gateposts to

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