Pages: << 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 49 >>

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.

‘Extreme Levels’ of Monsanto’s RoundUp Found in GMO Food, Norwegian Study Shows

April 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/food-found-extreme-levels-monsantos-round-norwegian-study/

Arctic University of Norway has detected “extreme levels” of the biotech giant’s RoundUp herbicide in our food, researchers found high levels of RoundUp on 70 percent of genetically engineered soy plants. Studies have proven there are ‘anti-nutrients’ in GM food.

'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

<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 49 >>

News Share this page submit to reddit
       

Search

Search the Site Search the Internet
August 2014
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 << <   > >>
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

Referred by Liberty
Just Foreign Policy Iraqi Death Estimator

XML Feeds

Your donation helps provide a place for people to speak out. thepeoplesvoice.org P.O. Box 159113 Nashville, TN 37215 Not tax deductible. editor@thepeoplesvoice.org
powered by b2evolution free blog software
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted articles and information about environmental, political, human rights, economic, democratic, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. This news and information is displayed without profit for educational purposes, in accordance with, Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Thepeoplesvoice.org is a non-advocacy internet web site, edited by non-affiliated U.S. citizens. editor