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Pump and pray: Tepco might have to pour water on Fukushima wreckage forever

August 7th, 2013
Categories: Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/op-edge/tepco-fukushima-sea-water-reactor-194/

Fukushima is a nightmare disaster area, and no one has the slightest idea what to do. The game is to prevent the crippled nuclear plant from turning into an “open-air super reactor spectacular” which would result in a hazardous, melted catastrophe. Unable to control radioactive water seeping out

Deadly strain of bird flu spreads between people

August 7th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://metro.co.uk/2013/08/06/deadly-strain-of-bird-flu-spreads-between-people-3914352/

Avian flu strain thatclaimed dozens of lives has been passed between people for first time.Virus transmitted between a father, frequented poultry markets, his daughter not exposed to live birds. Possibile outbreak, 133 cases and 43 deaths in China since February could spread faster and wider.

Japan’s Top Nuclear Official: Tepco will never be able to store all the radioactive water at Fukushima plant — They’ll end up dumping it into ocean

August 6th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://enenews.com/japans-top-nuclear-official-tepco-will-never-be-able-to-store-all-the-contaminated-water-at-fukushima-plant-they-will-end-up-dumping-it-in-ocean

Tepco should admit it’ll never be able to handle all the inflow of water, and start arranging for the release of contaminated water into the ocean, as long as it’s under allowable limits for radioactivity discharge water.”

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/08/fema-demanding-24-hour-delivery-of-emergency-food-reserves-2730198.html

August 6th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/08/fema-demanding-24-hour-delivery-of-emergency-food-reserves-2730198.html

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is contacting storable food suppliers requesting immediate delivery of food reserves within a 24 hour period, increasing suspicions that the federal government is accelerating its preparations for social disorder or an environmental calamity.

Fukushima radioactive groundwater leak an ‘emergency’ – Japan’s nuclear watchdog

August 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/fukushima-emergency-radioactive-groundwater-073/

Fukushima operator Tepco failing battle to prevent radioactive water from seeping into seawater. Claimed it siphoned off excess water into specially built storage tanks, but later admitted that toxic water was not contained. Its radioactive liquid storage tanks are 85 percent full, no plans to construct more,

31 Percent Of U.S. Honey Bees Were Wiped Out This Year – Who Will Pollinate Our Crops?

August 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2013/08/31-percent-of-us-honey-bees-were-wiped.html

Last winter, 31 percent of all U.S. bee colonies were wiped out. The year before that it was 21 percent. If we continue to lose 30 percent of our bees every year it is going to have a cataclysmic effect on our food supply.

American Nuclear Industry Suffers a Meltdown

August 4th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/

Plant operator knew of defects in reactors misled regulators to get license.Judge permanently shut down plant. Nuclear Regulator Commission: risk of meltdown in U.S. higher than Fukushima. Safety standards reduced. Accident could be larger than Japan. Plants have more radioactive material.

2 Weeks Ago, a Huge Solar Flare Almost Knocked Out Power Nationwide … Which Could Have Caused Nuclear Meltdowns from Coast-to-Coast

August 4th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/

EMP flashed through earth’s orbit two weeks before the planet got there.“Electromagnetic pulse” so big that it could have knocked out power, cars and iPhones throughout the United States. One occurred in Canada in 1989, knocking out Quebec’s electric transmission system. World escaped an EMP catastrophe.

Toxic cloud of tar sands waste travels from Detroit to Canada

August 2nd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: /Toxic cloud of tar sands waste travels from Detroit to Canada

A massive cloud of black dust that swept across the Detroit River into Windsor, Canada this week has been linked to piles of petroleum coke, a by-product of tar sands oil illegally stored in Detroit by Koch Carbon. Found to carry traces of lead, sulfur, zinc vanadium, dirtiest residue from dirtiest oil on earth.”

‘Frack Gag’ Bans Children From Talking About Fracking, Forever

August 2nd, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/08/02/2401591/frack-gag-for-kids/

Drilling company Range Resources offered the Hallowich family $750,000 settlement to relocate from their fracking-polluted home in Pennsylvania, with a restriction. Chris and Stephanie Hallowich forbidden from speaking about fracking.their children, ages 7 and 10, subject to same restrictions.

36 Senators Introduce Bill Prohibiting Virtually Any New Law Helping Workers

August 2nd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Politics, Health

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/08/02/2404301/36-senators-introduce-bill-prohibiting-virtually-any-new-federal-law-helping-workers/

Senate Republicans signed onto legislation by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Rand Paul (R-KY) to stop Congress enacting legislation to improve working conditions, regulate workplace. Had bill been during Twentieth Century, would be no minimum wage, ban on discrimination, no labor law, overtime.

French court overturns ban on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn

August 1st, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/08/01/french-court-overturns-ban-on-monsantos-genetically-modified-corn/

France’s highest administrative court rejected on Thursday a government ban on growing Monsanto’s MON810 genetically modified corn. Conseil d’Etat said under European Union law such a measure could only be imposed in an emergency or if there was a serious health or environmental risk.

A Lack Of Water Could Cause The Final Collapse Of America

August 1st, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/a-lack-of-water-could-cause-the-final-collapse-of-america_072013

Global water demand will increase by 55% between 2000 and 2050. By the end of that period they estimate that 40% of the people on Earth will be under severe water stress.Record droughts and low replenishment of aquifers, river levels dropping, water security rapidly diminishing,

TEPCO took no action about radioactive water leak for 2 years

August 1st, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201308010053

TEPCO said it detected high levels of radioactive substances in groundwater sampled from a well on ocean side of the turbine buildings.Officials of the utility apparently believed that stopgap measures, which consisted of using concrete and crushed stone to seal the seaward end of the pit, were sufficient

GMO Answers’ Website Launched by Monsanto and Others to Combat GMO Opposition

August 1st, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gmo-answers-website-launched-monsanto-others-combat-gmo-opposition/

Monsanto, Bayer, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont launched website called gmoanswers.com, which reportedly aims to uncover myths and truths surrounding GMOs. Website is a campaign to fight GMO labeling and tighter regulation on genetically engineered seeds and crops.

A Nation On Fire: Climate Change And The Burning Of America

July 31st, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/07/31/2312591/climate-change-wildfires/

Huge, explosive fires becoming common, climate change bringing higher temperatures, widespread drought, earlier snowmelt, expanded insect and disease infestations. Large fires in excess of 10,000 acres seven times more common today than four decades ago. Fire season is two months longer.

40 Tons of GMO Crops TORCHED in America, Media Blackout

July 30th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.realfarmacy.com/40-tons-of-gmo-crops-torched-in-america-media-blackout/

40 Tons of GMO Sugar Beets were set ablaze in Eastern Oregon. Entire acreage of two full fields of crops in the ground were set ablaze over a three night period of time. That means arson.Evidence is that 6,500 plants were destroyed by hand. Japan rejects Oregon wheat, 80% of Oregon Wheat is exported.

Psychosis in the Sky?

July 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2013/07/psychosis-in-sky.html

Police helicopters flying over and over again in redundant circles will play itself out all day and night. The propeller becomes part of your normal background noise. At night choppers are shining bright beams of light intended to hit as many houses and apartment buildings as possible.

Tar Sands Oil Has Been Leaking Into Alberta For 10 Weeks And No One Knows How To Stop It

July 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/07/29/2283411/tar-sands-oil-has-been-leaking-into-alberta-for-10-weeks-and-no-one-knows-how-to-stop-it/

Not sure yet what caused them, the company and government is freaking out about this.Spokesman admitted he doesn’t know when the company was “going to get control” of the leaks. Media haven’t been allowed at the site since the news broke.Company attributed leak to “mechanical failures of wellbores.

Bill Seeks to Halt Bee-Killing Pesticides in U.S.

July 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/07/bill-seeks-to-halt-bee-killing-pesticides-in-u-s/

Congressional Democrats sponsored legislation to take emergency action to save bees in U.S. Food reliant on honeybee pollination under threat.U.S D. A.: So many bees have died in U.S. one more bad winter here could cause major food crisis:

Off The Chart UV Levels Not Being Disclosed By EPA

July 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://rense.com/general96/uv1.html

Recent metering reflects an exponential rise in UVB radiation. Due to its high energy, potential for causing biological damage to plants, animals, and humans.

Study Finds Teas to Contain High Levels of Fluoride – Could Lead to Fluoride Labels on Food

July 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/teas-contain-high-levels-fluoride-lead-fluoride-food-labels/

Some inexpensive tea bags contain high levels of fluoride. Some experts are now calling for fluoride levels to be stated on packages.Economy blends had the highest fluoride concentrations oolong tea infusions had lowest levels.Fluoride linked to heart disease, cancer, provide no benefit for teeth.

Global Warming: Massive Ice Methane and More Noted by Ed Ward, MD 2-26-07

July 27th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://edwardmd.wordpress.com/2013/07/25/global-warming-massive-ice-methane-and-more-noted-by-ed-ward-md-2-26-07/

900 BILLION tons of CO2 (90 times the amount of yearly CO2 production – as well as tons of methane) awaiting dispersal from it’s resting place in the ice that is melting. Complete melting of all natural ice on the planet will result in 200 to 300 feet of sea level rise

Indian Supreme Court Panel Recommeds Halt To All GM Field Trials

July 27th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/latest-news/indian-supreme-court-panel-recommeds-halt-to-all-gm-field-trials/52870/

India signaling will oust companies like Monsanto, after Indian parliamentary panel recommended that GM crop“field trails should be discontinued forthwith.”Indias' long history of oppression by Western imperialism, deeply suspicious of biotechnology corporations using food supply to exert the same type of control.

9th Grade Science Project Finds Plants Don’t Grow Near Wi-Fi

July 27th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/07/24/9th-grade-science-project-finds-plants-dont-grow-near-wi-fi/

Women from Denmark created science experiment that is causing a stir in science community. When garden cress seeds are placed near Wi-Fi, they will not grow.Wi-Fi signals, unlike TV, radio, strong enough to penetrate concrete walls. Many health experts consider Wi-Fi radiation dangerous to health.

Huge Victory: Non-GMO Label for Meat, Eggs Approved for U.S. Use

July 27th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/non-gmo-label-meat-eggs-approved/

Meat and eggs derived from animals who were not fed genetically-modified feed can now be labeled as such. New labeling only applies to meat and eggs, it’s certainly a victory for those of us who believe we have the right to know what we are eating. USDA more than a year to make this determination.

Potential well water contaminants highest near natural gas drilling, UT Arlington study says

July 26th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2013/07/Schug-water-well-contaminants-study.php

New study of 100 private water wellsshowed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, Many of these heavy metals occur naturally at low levels in groundwater,disturbances from natural gas extraction could cause them to occur at elevated levels.

WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed children

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/25/us-india-poisoning-monocrotophos-idUSBRE96O0Y620130725

Pesticide that killed 23 Indian schoolchildren is nerve poison banned by many countries. Early as 2009, the United Nations urged India to ban pesticide monocrotophos said to be cause of the poisoning. Pesticide containers not thrown away after use, recycled used for storing water, food.

WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed children

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/25/us-india-poisoning-monocrotophos-idUSBRE96O0Y620130725

Pesticide that killed 23 Indian schoolchildren is nerve poison banned by many countries. Early as 2009, the United Nations urged India to ban pesticide monocrotophos said to be cause of the poisoning. Pesticide containers not thrown away after use, recycled used for storing water, food.

Second-Largest Dutch City Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/second-largest-dutch-city-bans-monsantos-roundup/

Dutch city Rotterdam disagree. Their efforts, which began with a petition, have led to a “green initiative” in their city including the banning of Roundup, Monsanto’s flagship product. Roundup (glyphosate) is a dangerous pesticide that is used all over the world.

Common Airliner Parts Now Admitted To Be Laced With Uranium

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://intellihub.com/2013/07/25/common-airliner-parts-now-admitted-to-be-laced-with-uranium/

Miami-Dade’s Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Arnold Piedrahita, admitted to press aircraft “counterbalances made with radioactive uranium. The local press went on to downplay the severity of the finding. Boing Corporation expressed concerns about certain aircraft parts containing radioactive materials

Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying Gulf oil spill evidence

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/07/25/halliburton-pleads-guilty-to-destroying-gulf-oil-spill-evidence/

Halliburton Co has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill,will pay maximum possible statutory fine, U.S. Department of Justice said.Halliburton also made a voluntary $55 million payment to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

What do Pesticides, Herbicides and Antibiotics have in Common?

July 25th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2013/07/what-do-pesticides-herbicides-and.html

slow-motion catastrophes are antibiotic-resistant pathogenic bacteria – termed 'superbugs' pesticide-resistant pests – also called 'superbugs' herbicide-resistant weedstermed 'superweeds'All are the of application of synthetic toxicity within nature in attempt to work outside nature's normal processes

War against Iran, Iraq AND Syria?

July 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.a-w-i-p.com/index.php/2013/07/24/war-against-iran-iraq-and

US$10 billion, 6,000 kilometer pipeline is set to start in Iran's South Pars gas field (the largest in the world, shared with Qatar), and run via Iraq, Syria and ultimately to Lebanon. Then it could go under the Mediterranean to Greece and beyond;

GM crops: campaigners in Ghana accuse US of pushing modified food

July 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/jul/24/gm-crops-ghana-us-genetically-modified-food

US government involved in Ghana's 2011 Biosafety Act, provided framework for introduction of GM foods. US aid department gave assistance,Opponents pointed to companies that sell GM seeds, don't self-pollinate,compelling farmers to buy seeds, pesticides, herbicides from same companies each year,.

High radiation levels found near area where steam spotted at Fukushima plant

July 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201307240036

The Nuclear Regulation Authority, the government's nuclear industry watchdog, instructed TEPCO to investigate further.Workers unable to approach fifth floor of No.3 reactor building due to high levels of radiation following an explosion after the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.

Spain’s solar industry to collapse as govt introduces draconian profit caps

July 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://rt.com/business/spain-solar-energy-bankruptcy-451/

Spain’s solar industry, is edging toward bankruptcy. Producers say they’ll be unable to repay credits after the government’s decision to cut subsidies. levies on solar energy so high many households will have to pay more for the electricity they generate themselves than they would for regular grid power.

Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert

July 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://whatreallyhappened.com/

Citrus fruits potatoes,Raisins,cereals, grapes, apples, and cranberries.Worst offender is iceberg lettuce,

A Song Of Ice And Fire: Wildfires Force ‘Unprecedented’ Changes In Warming Subarctic Forests

July 23rd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/issue/

new study has found that the boreal forests just south of the Arctic Circle are experiencing a higher frequency of wildfires today than at any point in the last 10,000 years.clear link between humans inducing a warmer climate and increased forest burning

In Hot Water: Ocean Heat Content Continues To Soar

July 23rd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/issue/

Some 90% of total global warming goes into heating the oceans. NOAA has several charts showing oceans are rapidly heating, just as climate scientists predicted.climatologists predict a looming climate shift

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