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Worldwide march against Monsanto LIVE UPDATES-Video

May 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/161184-march-against-monsanto-updates/

A global event challenging the agricultural behemoth Monsanto’s efforts to dominate the world food supply is taking place across the globe as millions of anti-GMO activists join forces against the biotech giant.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Greece, with tremors felt as far as Jordan

May 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World

Link: http://rt.com/news/161260-greece-earthquake-aegean-sea/

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck 18km off Greece’s southern coast in the Aegean Sea, near Kamariotissa, at a depth of 10km. Some injuries and damages were reported as far as Jordan. Hundreds have fled their homes in neighboring Turkey.

Global anti-GMO action: People unite against Monsanto dominance

May 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/161176-global-march-against-monsanto/

Over 400 cities worldwide will see millions marching against the US chemical and agricultural company Monsanto in an effort to boycott the use of Genetically Modified Organizms in food production.

Climate change to make Nepal glaciers shrink by quarter in 30 years - scientist

May 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_23/Climate-change-to-make-Nepal-glaciers-shrink-by-quarter-in-30-years-scientist-3740/

Climate change has caused Nepal's Himalayan glaciers to shrink by nearly a quarter in just over 30 years, raising the risk of natural disasters in the ecologically fragile region, a scientist said Friday.A new study by the Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) shows that the area covered by glaciers has decreased by 24 per cent between 1977 and 2010.

Mutant virus experiments risk unleashing global pandemic, study warns

May 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/05/21/mutant-virus-experiments-risk-unleashing-global-pandemic-study-warns/

Scientific testing in the area are outweighed by risks of pathogenic strains spreading round world, say researchers. Public health experts have warned that controversial experiments on mutant viruses could put human lives in danger by unleashing an accidental pandemic.

'World moving away from American financial hegemony'

May 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://rt.com/op-edge/160720-russia-china-move-from-west/

With the China-Russia deal conducted outside the dollar system we see the beginning of the de-dollarization and de-Americanization of the world, former assistant Secretary of the Treasury Paul Craig Roberts told RT.

Japan Begins Purposely Dumping 100s Of Tons Of Radioactive Water From Fukushima Into The Pacific

May 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/japan-begins-purposely-dumping-100s-of-tons-of-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-into-the-pacific/

Tokyo Electric Power Co. to begin dumping massive amounts of radioactive water currently being stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear facility directly into the Pacific. The radioactive material that is being released will enter our food chain and will potentially stay with us for decades to come.

The New “Water Barons”: Wall Street Mega-Banks are Buying up the World’s Water

May 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-new-water-barons-wall-street-mega-banks-are-buying-up-the-worlds-water/5383274

Banks and investing houses Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Barclays Bank, HSBC Bank, among others, consolidating control over water. Buying thousands of acres of land with aquifers, lakes, water rights, water utilities, all over the world.

Michigan protests plan to store millions of gallons of nuclear waste next to the Great Lakes

May 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/160564-michigan-canada-nuclear-great-lakes/

Canadian proposal for a nuclear waste storage facility less than a mile from the Great Lakes coming under heavy fire from Michigan lawmakers and environmental groups attempting to stop the project. Storage sites more than 2,200 feet underground to store 53 million gallons of nuclear waste

Feds ban legal marijuana growers from using government water supply

May 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/usa/160560-reclamation-water-bureau-marijuana/

United States Bureau of Reclamation delivers water to around 1.2 million acres of irrigated land west of the Mississippi, certain customers in the states Washington, Colorado told to find a new source. Districts that use government project water restricted supplying to marijuana growers.

Honey and Ginger Kill Superbugs Better than Pharmaceutical Meds

May 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/honey-ginger-kill-superbugs-better-pharmaceutical-meds/

Ethiopia College of Medicine at the University of Gondar: A combination of ginger powder extract and honey are so effective that they inhibit the growth of superbugs like MRSA, E Coli, and even the bacteria that causes Pneumonia.

“Free Trade” Endangers Our Food Supply

May 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://economyincrisis.org/content/35144

Almost everyone acknowledges there is some role for the government in ensuring the safety of the food we eat.

Texas: 34 Communities Have 90 Days of Water Left, 12 Have Just 45 Days Before They Run Dry

May 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/texas-34-communities-have-90-days-of-water-left-12-have-just-45-days-before-they-run-dry_052014

Experts warn if rain started today it would have to continue at heavy rate for weeks to replenish supplies, unlikely as we head towards summer. Fracking blamed by some, uses massive amount of water. California in similar situation, drought emergency declared last month.

Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The World In The Past Month

May 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/mass-fish-deaths-millions-have-been-found-dead-all-over-the-world-in-the-past-month/

Millions of fish are suddenly dying all over the planet. dozens of mass fish death events reported in the past month. Why are fish dying in unprecedented numbers all over the world? More than six tons of fish died in Marina Del Ray over the weekend.

One-fourth of Bosnians affected by flood: FM-Video

May 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/05/19/363300/quarter-of-bosnians-affected-by-flood/

Bosnian foreign minister: Over a quarter of Bosnia's 4 million people have been affected by the worst floods in the region in more than a century. Natural disaster has left more than 100,000 houses and buildings unusable and around one million people without clean water supplies.

North Carolina law would make discussing fracking chemicals illegal

May 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/160052-nc-outlaw-disclosing-fracking-chemicals/

North Carolina legislators considering bill would make it a crime to publicly disclose toxic chemicals energy companies use in hydraulic fracturing, offenders on the hook for fines or jail time. Unauthorized disclosure of fracking trade secrets including chemicals used a Class I Felony,

Chernobyl memories faded? Kiev turns blind eye to disaster risk in nuclear deal with US

May 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/news/159848-ukraine-nuclear-deal-westinghouse/

In order to alleviate energy dependence on Moscow, the coup-imposed government in Kiev has resurrected a contract with a US company to supply fuel to Ukraine’s nuclear power plants. Using US fuel rods was banned in 2012 due to dangerous incompatibility.

New Research Shows Cilantro can Remove Lead, Copper, Mercury from Tap Water

May 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/cilantro-isnt-just-salsa-new-research-shows-herb-can-remove-lead-copper-mercury-tap-water/

American Chemical Society; new evidence the herb cilantro, an ingredient in salsa and Asian dishes, can help to leech toxins from water. Simply eating cilantro is known to help purify the body of numerous toxins, but now, adding the herb to tap water can help to get rid of toxic chemicals lurking within it.

FDA To Ban Organic Farming?

May 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/fda-ban-organic-farming/

Judith McGeary, executive director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance: organic farms that sell produce would be impacted by U.S. Food and Drug Administration new rules, would place restrictions on everything from compost to livestock to water. Many organic farmers will be forced out of business.

US honeybee population suffers 'unsustainable' death rate over the winter

May 16th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/159512-quarter-bee-population-dead/

Nearly one quarter of US honeybee population died over the winter, according to annual survey. Beekeepers reportlosses higher than they consider sustainable, could affect country’s food supply. “More than three-fourths of world's flowering plants rely on pollinators, such as bees, to reproduce.

County in Florida Rejects Spending $800,000 to Fluoridate Water Supply

May 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/county-florida-debates-spending-800000-fluoridate-water-supply/

Hernando County, Florida were debating spending $800,000 in tax-payer money to fluoridate water few months ago. This is what it would cost to put leftovers from phosphate fertilizer, semiconductor industries into everyone’s water. They decided against fluoridating the water supplies.

Is US ’chlorinated chicken’ and ‘GM food’ heading to EU?

May 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://www.france24.com/en/20140514-usa-chlorinated-chicken-gm-food-heading-eu-trade-deal-tafta-ttip-france/

Chicken washed in chlorine, meat treated with artificial beef hormones, a host of genetically modified crops. All of these could be making their way into European supermarkets under a free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and EU.

Monsanto protesters strive while the company files lawsuit

May 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/2014_05_14/Monsanto-protesters-strive-while-the-company-files-lawsuit-8884/

March Against Monsanto is standing out in a protest against the Creve Coeur initiative, according to which pedestrians on the streets will not be allowed to use any kind of medians except from the crossroads.

Alaska's aquatic, marine life dying off due to widespread contamination - expert

May 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_14/Alaskas-aquatic-marine-life-dying-off-due-to-widespread-contamination-expert-3985/

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is beating the drum against marine ecosystem contamination after the most recent examination of soil and water at Seward Ship's Drydock has shown the presence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), heavy metals and petroleum byproducts.

News Science Reproduction Sperms' swimming and navigational skills disrupted by common chemicals

May 12th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/may/12/sperm-swimming-navigational-skills-chemicals-endocrine-disruptors

Common chemical additives found in sunscreens, food packaging, toothpaste and toys can harm sperm and may affect the fertility of some couples, scientists say. Tests on 96 ubiquitous and supposedly non-toxic substances found that nearly one third disrupted the way sperm functioned,

Activists Stand Up Against McDonald’s Toxic Pesticide-Potatoes

May 12th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/activists-stand-mcdonalds-toxic-taters/

McDonald’s purchases over 3.4 billion pounds of USA-grown, pesticide-laden potatoes every year. Pesticide drift causing residents that live near potato fields to develop serious chronic health issues, many farmers have lost their livestock to pesticide-induced illness.

New Study: Just One Week of Organic Eating can Lower Pesticide Levels by 89%

May 10th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-study-just-one-week-organic-eating-can-lower-pesticide-levels/

Participants who ate an 80% organic diet had 89% less pesticide residue in their urine compared to eating conventionally grown produce after only a week long change in diet. Consumption of an organic diet for one week significantly reduced pesticide exposure.

What Is ‘Organic’? Groups Hash it out over Synethetic Ingredients in Organics

May 9th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/organic-farming-groups-hash-texas/

USDA’s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), small farmers and large organic producers fought over what organic label should mean. There are exceptions what is and isn’t allowed in USDA certified organic produce. small farmers and “Big Organic” in dispute on how to handle these exceptions.

Barack Obama is the most GMO-dedicated politician in America

May 9th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Health

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_09/Barack-Obama-is-the-most-GMO-dedicated-politician-in-America-4597/

In real world it means that small farmers will be put into debt to Monsanto, so they can grow (until they go bankrupt) GMO food crops. Eventually these small farms will become part of even bigger corporation.

Climate change reducing nutrition in staple foods - study

May 8th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/157536-climate-change-nutrition-food/

Researchers at Harvard University found rising levels of CO2 are affecting human nutrition by reducing levels of very important nutrients in food crops, predicted 2050-levels of CO2 in wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans significantly reduce the amount of iron, zinc, and protein in the crops.

Pentagon fears Russia's expansion in the Arctic

May 7th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://english.pravda.ru/world/americas/07-05-2014/127520-pentagon_russia_arctic_expansion-0/#

The Pentagon, despite the reduction of the US Armed Forces and their funding, intends to strengthen its military presence around the world and enhance defense cooperation with allies, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said speaking at the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.

Why Legalize Marijuana? Because GMO Pot Is On Its Way

May 7th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.zengardner.com/legalize-marijuana-gmo-pot-way/

Why Monsanto and other GMOs companies would like to learn a new product. Marijuana may be next major GMO crop. Company plans to manipulate “medical marijuana.”Pharmaceutical mafia can create transgenic strains with ability to produce more active compounds which are patented.

Italian Court Refuses Farmers Request to Sow GMO Corn Seeds

May 7th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/big-win-italian-farmers-concerned-cross-pollination-gm-crops/

Lazio Regional Administrative Court in Italy has refuted an Italian farmer’s request to freely sow biotech corn seeds, citing precautionary principle which allows governments to take protective measures to protect human health and the environment without having to wait for possible risks to be realized.

USDA Calls Police to Arrest Organic Activists in San Antonio

May 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/usda-calls-police-arrest-organic-activist-san-antonio/

Activists wanted to be heard at National Organic Standards Board Meeting (NOSB). discussing integrity of organic foods arrested after protest against watering down organic standards by USDA and Obama political appointee’s, reduce determinations which allow synthetic ingredients in food.

Dallas Ends 5 Decades of Water Fluoridation: Saves $1 Million Annually in the Process

May 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/dallas-ends-5-decades-fluoridated-water-saves-1-million-annually-process/

After months of regular visits by citizens to city council meetings, Dallas City Council decided last week to stop water fluoridation. Perhaps it was economic incentive. Citizens continuously probed council members about why they would fluoridate city water when it has been proven dangerous to health.

Is Public Transport Affordable?

May 1st, 2014
Categories: Environment, Economic

Link: http://blogs.worldbank.org/transport/public-transport-affordable

When planning transport systems in developing countries, one of the main challenges is to evaluate the proportion of income spent by poorer households on transport as well as in understanding transport patterns in relation to residential location, travel distance and travel mode.

Canada Embarks on Seed Security Initiative Due to US-Produced Seeds Failing on Canadian Soil

April 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/canada-embarks-seed-security-initiative/

EcoWatch, USC Canada, a non-governmental agency, is working to create a stronger domestic seed industry through the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security. Their hopes are that the initiative will help protect against the negative effects of climate change on food security.

Bavaria Goes GMO Free: 62nd Farming Area to Shun Biotech

April 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/bavaria-goes-gmo-free-62nd-farming-area-shun-biotech/

Number of GMO-free countries growing – especially in Europe. Bavarian Environment Minister, Dr. Marcel Huber, signed GMO Free agreement in Brussels, with President of European GMO Free network, and Environment Minister for the Marche region of Italy.

Koch Brothers Hasten Global Warming by Backing Taxes on Solar Energy

April 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/koch-brothers-hasten-global-warming-by-backing-taxes-on-solar-energy

they are not just passively ignoring alternative energy sources; they are actively opposing them.

Cui Bono' Over Ukraine: Monsanto Setting Up GMO Seed Corn Business in Ukraine

April 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: /Cui Bono' Over Ukraine: Monsanto Setting Up GMO Seed Corn Business in Ukraine

President of the Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA) Volodymyr Klymenko: we propose the legalization of the use of GM seeds, which had been tested in the United Stated for a long time, for our producers. Monsanto winner of US State Department 27th Annual World Food Prize in 2013.

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