Lela Nargi is a veteran journalist covering science, sustainability, climate, and agriculture for Readers Digest, Washington Post, Sierra, NPR, The Counter, JSTOR Daily, and many other outlets. She also writes about science for kids. You can follow her on Twitter @LelaNargi.
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The Problem with Birthday Balloons No One Talks About

If you think that balloons are just a bit of harmless fun, think again. Find out the serious risks they pose to kids and the environment.