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'Straight from the Horse's Mouth': Former Oil Exec Says Fracking Not Safe

April 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/112768312

"Making fracking safe is simply not possible, not with the current technology, or with the inadequate regulations being proposed," Louis Allstadt, former executive vice president of Mobil Oil, said during a news conference in Albany called by the anti-fracking group Elected Officials to Protect New York.

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant

April 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/153988-earthquake-nuclear-plant-slovenia/

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country’s capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS. The earthquake took place about 200 kilometers from a nuclear power plant at Krško, a town in eastern Slovenia.

The Netherlands Say NO to Glyphosate, Monsanto’s RoundUp Herbicide

April 22nd, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/netherlands-say-monsantos-round-herbicide/

First Russia, Tasmania, and Mexico say no to Monsanto and now, the Netherlands have passed a similar ban, determined to keep Glyphosate-laced herbicides away from the general public. Citizens of the Netherlands have been expressing their concern over glyphosate chemicals.

Russian gov't to postpone certification of Gene-Modified seeds for three years

April 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_04_22/Russian-govt-to-postpone-certification-of-Gene-Modified-seeds-for-three-years-5611/

The Russian government will postpone the introduction of certifying genetically-modified seeds for another three years, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday during his annual report before the country's lower house of parliament.

Five Ways the 1% Are Killing Us

April 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Health

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/five-ways-the-1-are-killing-us

Those who can't smell the carbon dioxide ravaging the earth for hedonistic profit - enabled by federal and many state and local governments - will find out that just because you can't smell global warming does not mean that it is not brewing a cauldron of devastation just over the horizon.

Former Pro GMO China Refuses 8 Shipments of US GMO Corn

April 20th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/former-pro-gmo-china-refuses-8-shipments-us-gmo-corn/

China refused five total shipments of GM crops in just a month – all of it coming from the U S. Chinese Minister of Agriculture unable to issue safety certificate unless these strict scientific proofs utilized. Three shipments of US GMO corn without safety certificates, approval documents destroyed.

This is why US farmers are closely monitoring Ukrainian conflict

April 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, War, Economic, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/usa/us-farmer-monitor-conflict-ukraine-240/

United States farmers have interest in Ukraine situation, regional instability could have consequences on wheat and corn supplies around world, possible disruptions in country’s supply chain. Western sanctions on Russian wheat output could have repercussions on American farms and elsewhere.

Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

April 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10024831163

Oklahoma residents who produce energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, those with systems already installed won’t be affected, new customers will now be charged a monthly fee.

GMO cotton seeds made by Monsanto collaborator banned in Indian state after crops fail

April 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.naturalnews.com/044756_GMO_cotton_India_Mahyco.html#ixzz2z9XXrTfZ

Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produced by Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), banned from Indian state of Karnataka, a major cotton-producing region of India, after the transgenic crop failed to deliver on pest resistance and yields.

Germany has no alternative to Russian gas

April 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.phantomreport.com/germany-has-no-alternative-to-russian-gas

Chancellor Angela Merkel: “all of Germany’s energy policies must be reconsidered.”Most important energy supplier is Russia: provides 38 percent of Germany’s natural gas, 35 percent oil imports, 25 percent of coal, no alternatives that could cover shortfalls of this magnitude. Supplies already short.

Study Finds Royal Jelly is Natural Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

April 16th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/royal-jelly-proves-natural-treatment-type-2-diabetes/

Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine research: royal jelly helps maintain blood sugar levels, controlls oxidative stress. May prevent, reverse Type 2 diabetes. “After royal jelly supplementation, blood glucose decreased. Royal jelly; secretion from honey bees, nurtures larvae, queen bees.

Couple Threatened with $500 Fine for Growing Vegetable Garden: They Win-Video

April 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/couple-wins-orwellian-state-tries-fine-growing-vegetables/

Florida couple challenge the state when they were told they would be fined $500 simply for having a vegetable garden on property they owned for over 20 years. Florida officials claim it was an eyesore

Vermont Senate Overwhelmingly Votes for GMO Labeling

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

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/04/vermont-senate-overwhelmingly-votes-for.html

Vermont Senate votesf 26-2 for a bill that would require GMO labels on food products. Governor Peter Shumlin has shown signs of the likelihood of signing. FDA relies on testing done by biotech companies and food producers - not independent, impartial sources.

French parliament bans genetically modified maize

April 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/french-ban-gm-maize-736/

France parliament passed law prohibiting genetically modified (GM) maize from being grown, citing environmental concerns. The law can be applied to any GM strain adopted at EU level. If any strain of GM crop is adopted in the future at EU level it will be banned in France.

Roundup Herbicide 125 Times More Toxic Than Regulators Say

April 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/04/roundup-herbicide-125-times-more-toxic.html

Study published in journal Biomedical Research International: Roundup herbicide 125 times more toxic than its active ingredient glyphosate studied in isolation. Pesticides contain adjuvants, kept confidential, called inerts. Inert adjuvants up to 10,000 times more toxic than glyphosate.

New Study: Chronically Sick People Have High Levels of Sinister Glyphosate in their Urine

April 13th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-study-chronically-sick-people-high-levels-sinister-glyphosate-urine/

Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology study: animals and humans who consume GMO foods with glyphosate chemicals, main ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp have high levels of glyphosate in their urine. People who eat organic foods, have lower levels of glyphosate in their urine.

Panic after Chinese city declares tap water toxic

April 11th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10760027/Panic-after-Chinese-city-declares-tap-water-toxic.html

2.5 million residents of a major city in west China have been ordered not to drink its tap water after the supply was contaminated with dangerous level of benzene, a carcinogenic substance. Panic buying of bottled water broke out in Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu province.

Sorry Monsanto: Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutor Demands Ban on All Glyphosate Poisons

April 10th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/brazils-federal-public-prosecutor-demands-ban-glyphosate-poisons/

Suspension of the toxic main ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, glyphosate, demanded by the Brazilian Federal Public Prosecutor in the Federal District. Most commonly used herbicide in Brazil, and negatively affects numerous crops, as well as human and ecosystem health.

Aspartame’s Name Changed to Amino Sweet: A Toxin By Another Name is Still a Toxin

April 10th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/toxin-name-still-deadly-fda-changes-aspartames-name-amino-sweet/

Aspartame may be disguised as a new name in your favorite foods – aminosweet. Made using genetically modified bacteria, has been shown to cause harm to human health, may cause blindness, cancer, and brain tumors.

U.S. bill seeks to block mandatory GMO food labeling by states

April 9th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/09/usa-gmo-lawmaking-idUSL2N0N115F20140409

"Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act" drafted by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo from Kansas aimed at overriding bills in two dozen states that would require foods made with genetically engineered crops to be labeled as such. Bill prohibits any mandatory labeling of foods developed using bioengineering.

Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) Keeps Cancer from Metastasizing

April 8th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/modified-citrus-pectin-mcp-keeps-cancer-metastasizing/

Modified citrus pectin (MCP) cannot treat cancer once it begins, this natural substance that occurs in pulp of citrus fruits, especially grapefruit, can keep cancer from metastasizing (spreading). MCP is a preventative medicine for cancer, not a curative one, proven to be very effective.

Oklahoma breaks record with hundreds of earthquakes after fracking intensifies

April 7th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/oklahoma-earthquake-record-fracking-961/

Four months into 2014, the state has already experienced more earthquakes (252) than it did the entirety of 2013 – itself a record-breaking year with 222 quakes recorded. Some scientists say is linked to increased fracking operations in the state.

Koch ally to introduce Monsanto-backed bill to bar state GMO labeling laws

April 7th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/gmo-labeling-koch-monsanto-249/

Rep. Mike Pompeo will introduce legislation in US House before Congress leaves for Easter recess, backed by powerful trade groups to prevent states passing laws requiring labeling of genetically-modified foods. Bill linked to Monsanto and Koch Industries. War against“right to know” labeling.

Win: California Health Committee Passes GMO Labeling Bill

April 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/california-health-committee-passes-gmo-labeling-bill/

California Senate Health Committee passed SB 1381 this past week which would require the labeling of all genetically engineered foods. Second attempt to pass GMO labeling legislation, will now move on to either the Senate Judiciary or Agriculture Committee, to be determined by the Rules Committee

Seven Volcanoes In Six Different Countries All Start Erupting Within Hours Of Each Other

April 4th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://climateviewer.com/2014/04/04/seven-volcanoes-six-different-countries-start-erupting-within-hours/

Japan, Mexico,Italy, Indonesia, Guatemala. Volcanoes throwing so much gas, ash and particulates into the air can have an effect on climate. Economic losses due to lost crops and canceled flights runs into millions of dollars a day. A new island has appeared in the Pacific.

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Must Protect its Citizens from GMOs, Stand Against WTO

April 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/vladimir-putin-says-russia-must-protect-citizens-gmos-stand-wto/

He pointed out that with current government regulations, it wasn’t certain how much genetically altered food or seed had already entered Russia. WTO is a bug pusher of genetically modified crops. Biotech companies currently trying to dominate agriculture, have undue influence, power over world industry.

Animals fleeing Yellowstone spark fears of volcanic eruption-Video

April 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/epoch-bison-yellowstone-volcano-909/

Videos of bison fleeing Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming sparked concerns recent seismic activity could trigger the eruption of the park’s so-called supervolcano. Helium releases in the area are 1,000 times above normal levels. Reaction of the Yellowstone’s animals could signal some kind of alert.

Frankincense: How Big Pharma Robs Nature, Denies Natural Cancer Solutions

April 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/frankincense-big-pharma-robs-natures-secrets-denies-natural-cancer-cures/

Frankincense: herb grown in Oman, east of Saudi Arabia. Used medicinally for thousands of years for several ailments. International laboratory research shows frankincensel oil shut down cancer cells without harming healthy cells. 17 active ingredients. 100 plus natural cancer solutions.

Monsanto Pinned for Dumping Vile Smelling Toxic Waste Poisons at UK Town

April 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Monsanto_Pinned_for_Dumping_Vile_Smelling_Toxic_Waste_Poisons_at_UK_Town/34237/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Groesfaen, town near Wales, waters of nearby quarry turned orange, vile smell began emanating from stream in the quarry. Residents, owner of quarry requested investigation. Monsanto found to be illegally dumping cancerous PCBs, dioxins, Agent Orange from plant in into the Groesfaen’s water supply.

Scientists Assure Us That The Recent Earthquakes On The Ring Of Fire Are Not Related

April 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://thetruthwins.com/

8.2 earthquake Chile, 5.8 earthquake off coast of Panama, 5.1 earthquake southern California, dormant volcano in Peru awakened first time in 40 years. All took place on the Ring of Fire, most seismically-active area of planet. Scientists: events unrelated, nothing to be concerned about.

Fukushima: Radioactive Seafood in Canadian Grocery Stores

April 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/fukushima-radioactive-seafood-in-canadian-grocery-stores/5376360

Bronwyn Delacruz of Alberta with school science project Geiger counter tested radioactivity of seafood—mostly seaweed. Was higher than what the International Atomic Energy Agency sets as radioactive contamination. Canada stopped testing seafood for radiation.

12 Signs Something Big Is Happening To Earth’s Crust Under The Americas

March 31st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://www.zengardner.com/12-signs-something-big-happening-earths-crust-americas/

Ring of Fire Earthquakes: Los Angeles 5.1 Friday 100 aftershocks. 4.1 Saturday, 6.9 northern California, Oregon 100 earthquakes; Two large landslides, 4.8 Yellowstone National Park; releasing helium gas, Peru dozens of quakes 6.3, Chile 300 earthquakes magnitude 4.5, Oklahoma 130 quakes.

US Licensing LIVE Rabies Based EBOLA Vaccine, Preps Pandemic Quarantine Stations & Injury Fund

March 31st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://pissinontheroses.blogspot.com/2014/03/us-government-licensing-live-rabies.html

National Institute for Health is licensing a Rabies based Ebola vaccine produced by Exxell Bio. Recent outbreak of Ebola in Africa, which potentially has already spread into North America via Canada. Government contracts to increase capacities at CDC Quarantine Stations

Japan Gives Residents All Clear To Return To Fukushima Disaster "Hot Zone"

March 31st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Japan_Gives_Residents_All_Clear_To_Return_To_Fukushima_Disaster_%22Hot_Zone%22/34156/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Evacuees have mixed feelings about returning, thinks government using residents as "guinea pigs" to test if larger returns possible. Flailing authoritarian regime, crashing economy, demographic collapse with no options. Government: children were getting sick because they were not going out enough!

Series of Earthquakes hit Yellowstone Park

March 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://intellihub.com/4-8-earthquake-hits-yellowstone-park/

4.8 earthquake hit Yellowstone National Park Sunday, series of shocks occurred throughout region. Past week a great deal of intense seismic activity worldwide, hundreds of shocks in California and Chile. Raised concerns about the super volcano that lays dormant in the park.

History Made: Brazilian Court Says No to Bayer GMO Corn, Sets New Legal Precedence

March 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/history-made-brazilian-court-says-bayer-gmo-corn-sets-new-legal-precedence/

The court unanimously ruled to annul a decision, previously passed by the Technical Committee on National Security (CTNBio), that would have allowed Bayer’s transgenic, GMO corn, called Liberty Link, to infiltrate the agricultural landscape of the country.

Heinz Targeted for Claiming Products to be “All Natural” While Containing GMOs

March 28th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/heinz-sued-natural-claim/

Heinz called to task over “all natural” claim on its bottles of white vinegar. Plaintiff Debbie Banafsheha: Heinz Distilled White Vinegar can’t be considered natural because it’s made with GMO corn. Heinz doesn’t say its vinegar is made with non-GMO corn, claims the ingredients are “all natural.

Communities Continue to Fluoridate Water Supply Despite Public Outrage

March 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/santa-fe-continues-fluoridate-water-supply-despite-public-outrage/

City and county meeting assembled in Albuquerque to discuss the fluoridation of the community’s water supply. Heavily protested by doctors, dentists, and parents, city decided to continue dumping fluoride into the municipal water, delaying a vote to ban fluoride which should happen this Spring.

Ukraine to hike domestic gas prices by 50 percent to meet IMF demands

March 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Ukraine_to_hike_domestic_gas_prices_by_50_percent_to_meet_IMF_demands/34038/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Ukraine is raising the price of gas for domestic consumers by more than 50 per cent from May 1 and will implement further rises under a fixed timetable. Unpopular with Ukrainians used to subsidised gas prices from Soviet era, response to demands by the International Monetary Fund.

Monsanto Threatens to Sue over GMO Labeling in Vermont

March 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-threatens-sue-gmo-labeling-vermont/

GMO food label bill passed by the House awaits a final O.K. by the Senate. Dairy would be excluded from the bill, currently there is no GMO dairy in Vermont. Monsanto legal challenge could end up costing state $5 million, potential reimbursement for a victorious plaintiff – Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta.

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