Reporter, a fit young man in his early twenties, expected to walk11 miles in a 10-hour shift, and find an item every 33 seconds. Meeting his targets sometimes required running. His exhaustion was obvious. “I've never done a job like this before the pressure is unbelievable.”
Royal Veterinary College researchers have successfully engineered "designer sperm" for customizing humans. Patent describes genetic shopping: Couples stipulate desired characteristics, there are actual checkboxes, system computes which matches of sperm and egg would produce the desired outcome.
Shreveport-area town near natural gas drilling sites, has having issues with their water.Could ignite the water coming out of the faucet. Say the fault lies with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, which operates in the area, for leaking methane into their wells. Started once they started drilling wells.
A surge in the number of people requiring emergency food aid, a decrease in the amount of calories consumed by British families, and a doubling of the number of malnutrition cases seen at English hospitals. Austerity and welfare cuts are adding to the problem, rise in the use of food banks.
American Academy of Environmental Medicine: avoid GM (genetically modified) foods. Animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food," including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and gastrointestinal system.
Japan’s government panel offered new measures to fix Fukushima nuclear plant. Included a proposal to build more tanks with larger capacity and to install undersea filters for the contaminated water that is seeping into the Pacific. Some experts suggest simply releasing the contaminated water into the sea.
Hundreds of riot police brutally beat villagers protesting the company’s plan. Journalists were not permitted to get to the scene. 40 people beaten, detained and then taken into custody “for hostile behavior. Chevron: priority to “conduct activities in safe, environmentally responsible manner.
Author/journalist Ellen Brown warning public about banks. GMO foods (Genetically Modified Organisms) laced with a weed killer. Glyphosate inhibits your enzymes to digest food. Linked to 40 different diseases. Brown is a proponent of public banking where banks are treated more like utilities.
China recently rejected 60,000 tons of corn being imported from the United States found to be contaminated with Syngenta’s MIR162, a strain of transgenic corn. This strain of Bt corn is approved for food and/or feed in 11 countries throughout the world; not authorized in China.
Nonprofit organization Testbiotech: GMOs spreading throughout the world no controls in place to stop them. Escaped their intended areas, moving into the environment, infringing on wild plant populations. This is happening everywhere. USDA: GMO contamination “normal”.
Incredible numbers of anchovies, hundreds of sea lions chasing an unexplained explosion of anchovies in the bay. Killer whales showed up to hunt the sea lions. 100 to 200 whales in Monterey Bay. Why we are seeing these incredible numbers of anchovies isn’t completely clear.
Massachusetts Statehouse approved 10-year ban on fracking for natural gas to protect state’s drinking water from possible contamination, ensure health and prosperity of communities. Earthquakes in Texas raised concerns over the controversial drilling technique. Anti-fracking sentiment grows among Texans.
Labeling GMOs won’t cost consumers a single penny. food companies change their labels all the time. Costs are minimal for labeling foods GMO, or otherwise, it would actually cost them more to print a new price tag. They spend even more on marketing campaigns to get us to buy their products.
Britain has embarked on its biggest charity food drive since the Second World War, with the aim to feed poor families over Christmas season. response to rising food poverty in Britain. nvolves British Red Cross, Neighborhood Food Collection, Trussell Trust food bank network, charity Fare Share, TESCO.
Yemeni tribesmen blown up part of the country’s main oil export pipeline. Not immediately clear whether the oil flow stopped by the explosion. Motive behind the attack remained unclear but tribal sources said it meant to force the central government to pay the tribesmen compensation.
20 people injured in clashes in Argentina between union members and environmental activists, who were protesting construction of a plant by Monsanto. Activists are concerned the plant would process Monsanto-made genetically modified corn, ending up in the local market.
British Home Secretary Theresa May: slavery widespread in U K , hidden in plain sight in shops, supermarkets, fields, factories, nail bars, or even an ordinary residence. Comments came following the discovery of three women allegedly held as slaves for 30 years in southern London district of Lambeth.
Spain's parliament has passed an environmental impact law that could legalize the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).Imports 76 percent of its energy needs. The technology could help relieve its foreign dependence on oil, coal and gas, boost the country’s ailing economy.
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant has killed seven people and injured 30. Iran stands on several seismic fault lines. Concern over the reliability of the Bushehr plant and the risks of radioactive leaks in case of a major quake.
Tesoro Logistics pipeline spilled 800,000 gallons of fracked Bakken Shale oil in North Dakota in September — has hired contractor Witt O’Brien’s to oversee its clean-up of the biggest fracked oil spill in U.S. history. Witt O’Brien’s has history of oil spill cover-ups dating back to the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Northern Texas towns are experiencing an intense string of earthquakes – the last of which was one of the most powerful in 5 years. As unusual tremors have been going on for over 3 weeks now, many suspect fracking might be to blame. In the last four days, there have been six recorded quakes.
Drugs, hormones used to make turkeys bigger with less feed. Arrive to slaughter with lesions, deviated toes, breast blisters, dermatitis, swelling, blisters, Clostridial dermatitis, cellulitis. Contaminated environment, feed, water, poor hygienic conditions, contaminated vaccines and equipment.
Contamination is heading to the West Coast of the United States Starting to detect the presence of the plume of radioactivity. It is making its way towards our coast.
Scores of dead and sick ringed seals some with open wounds, unusual hair loss and internal ulcers began washing up in summer 2011 in Western Alaska. Hundreds perhaps thousands of dead seabirds wash ashore on Alaska island in Bering Sea. Possible human health impacts.
Extraordinary marine activity From California to Alaska. Scientists puzzled. Something very odd happening in the ocean and in the waters around B.C. Species are turning up where they are rarely seen. Sea stars from California to Alaska are dying. Tropical turtle found in Prince Rupert last week.
Problems global in scale. toxins will remain dangerous for hundreds of generations, disperse throughout planet sickness, they knew there had been a full meltdown first day of disaster, denied this three months. Experts at loss to solve the problems. Nobody has solutions. Tepco catastrophe.
Raise acceptable radiation levels. Pretend radiation is good for us. Reporters covering Fukushima harassed, censored. Secrecy law allows crack down on anyone criticising, jail up to five years. Designates prime minister as third-party overseer. Threat to freedom. Fascist state. Repression.
he World Bank and United Nations on Wednesday appealed for billions of dollars to provide electricity for the poorest nations but said there would be no investment in nuclear power. “We don’t do nuclear energy,” said World Bank president Jim Yong Kim.
Lebanese marijuana underground market is enjoying the fact war in Syria made authorities leave the drug unattended. Syrian conflict has paralyzed authorities at home left border virtually uncontrolled. “This year, the harvest was abundant, authorities left us alone because they are otherwise occupied
[Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Senior Scientist Ken] Buesseler: first plume of water carrying radionuclides from Fukushima due to hit the U.S. West Coast any day now. U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass: increased federal role not likely cites budget brakes applied by Republicans in Congress.
Toys ‘R’ Us ran a TV Ad about how science education and field trips to nature are boring, especially when compared to free toys. Promotes blind commercialism and consumerism, insults science and environmental education programs and field trips. Company calls this ad “Amusing and Heartwarming.
Mainstream media (MSM) depict anti-GMO people as “emotional” and “unreasonable” while claiming genetic engineering is more “scientific”. Numerous studies point to GMO dangers, hundreds of scientists publicly speak out against GMOs.
Bacterial pathogens, viruses, parasites, cancer are anaerobic and thrive in the absence of oxygen. They are poisoned by oxygen. Ozone therapy is currently used successfully in Germany, Spain, Russia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba and other nations. Threatens the medical establishment’s monopoly.
San Rafael California:ordinance bans smoking in dwellings that share a wall with another unit, including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The hope is to eliminate second-hand smoke from creeping through doors and windows, ventilation systems, floorboards and other susceptible openings.
Oil pipeline exploded in China on Friday, killing 35, injuring 166.E xplosion spilled oil into the ocean, shut down one of China’s largest crude import terminals. China’s last major oil spill in 2010 two pipelines exploded, spilling 27 million gallons of oil into Yellow Sea, as much as the Exxon Valdez disaster.
Ohio sheriff: alarmed by synthetic opiate krokodil, promised not to charge anyone who hands over the drug to his office. Addictive, injectable opioid made by mixing codeine tablets with gasoline, paint thinner, iodine, kitchen, bathroom cleaner, hydrochloric acid or red phosphorous from matches.
The US House passed Wednesday two bills that would demand a $5,000 filing fee for any individual that wanted to hold an official protest of a drilling project, and that would give the feds less authority nationwide over hydraulic fracking rules.
Number of new food and beverage products in the U.S. with the label “natural” has fallen. 100 lawsuits filed against food makers like Kashi, Ben & Jerry’s for misleading labels, companies said their products were “natural”, but aren’t. No regulations on how the natural label can be used, has no official meaning.
Half a year’s worth of rain fell in an hour and a half Monday night on Italian island of Sardinia, flooding streets, killing 16, Sardinia pummeled by 17.3 inches of rain by Cyclone Cleopatra Italy’s Civil Protection Agency, called “an exceptional event.” Italian government declared state of emergency on the island,
New study finds that radioactive Iodine from Fukushima has caused a significant increase in hypothyroidism among babies in California, 5,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean. All babies born in California monitored at birth for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) levels in blood.
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