The refusal of Latvia and Greece to grow Monsanto GM corn brings the total number of European countries to publicly oppose the cultivation of genetically modified crops to five.
Depending on which country you live in, GMOs may be unlabeled and therefore unknowingly abundant in your diet. Processed foods (e.g. chips, breakfast cereals, sodas) are likely to contain ingredients from GMO crops, because they are often made from corn or soy.
Almost 700,000 tons of radiation-contaminated water have accumulated at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. disclosed Sept. 4. The water is stored in rows of massive tanks on the plant’s premises.
Some of the marine mammals like the sea lions, seals and the otters, they’ll have seizures and they will be delirious like dementia.” In addition to whales, Alaska’s seen dead walruses and a lot of dead or disoriented birds.
Past five years, number of severe heart malformations has risen more than ten times national rate; chemical companies Dow, BASF, Syngenta, DuPont spray 17 times more herbicides, insecticides and fungicides) than on ordinary cornfields in US testing the strain’s resistance to herbicides that kill other plants.
Scientists from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry have published a damning study for Monsanto. It shows a correlation between parental exposure to the toxic herbicide Roundup and an increased chance of offspring developing brain cancer.
Contamination levels rose again in the unit 1 discharge canal near the reactor building. Our records show this may have been the highest reading yet after a series of radiation spikes since early 2015.
Similar population crashes in other herds across Kazakhstan.“The extent of this die-off, and the speed it had, has not been observed for any other species “It’s really unheard of.”
Diablo Canyon is the last operating nuclear power plant in California — and arguably the most controversial. The plant sits along the scenic Central Coast and is surrounded by fault lines — one of which runs as close as 2,000 feet to the nuclear reactors. Many fear that a single earthquake could cause a repeat of the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan.
Greenpeace has lashed out against the conclusions of IAEA’s latest report on the Fukushima disaster, calling the claim that radioactive exposure is “unlikely” to result in increased thyroid cancer risk in children a political rhetoric rather than science.
The country has been inching back to nuclear energy, turning on its first reactor in mid-August after a two-year blackout, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and many in industry looking to cut fuel bills despite widespread public opposition to atomic power.
The study focused on the heavily drilled Marcellus Shale, a vast swath of marine sedimentary rock found in eastern North America, and which is known to have about 20 times higher levels of radioactivity from high uranium content compared to most other shales.
Up to 90 percent of seabirds are likely to have plastic in their guts, and the risk of ingestion is growing—a result of ever-increasing industrial pollution in the world's oceans, according to a new study published Monday. Seabirds are particularly vulnerable to plastic ingestion due to their habits of eating floating particles that they mistake for fish eggs.
A new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) "downplays" the continuing environmental and health effects of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown while supporting the Japanese government's agenda to normalize the ongoing disaster, Greenpeace Japan charged on Tuesday.
US in the worst wildfire season in its history, as almost 7.5 million acres across the country have burned up since spring. July officially became the hottest month ever recorded on the planet, setting 2015 on course to easily become the hottest year ever recorded. Drought in California has caused an "emergency situation" for trees in that state, as lack of water is causing unprecedented die-offs,also wiping out several of the native fish populations.
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