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Morocco seeks legalization of marijuana cultivation and exports

December 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/morocco-marijuana-legalize-bill-735/

Moroccan parliament held a hearing into the industrial, medical benefits of marijuana. First steps at legalizing the plant. According to the UN, Morocco is responsible for 42 percent of the world supply of marijuana. Legalizing could boost exports, sales estimated at $10 billion. Important economic resource.

London, south-east house prices up homelessness

December 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/12/06/338446/london-house-prices-drive-up-homelessness/

Official figures show rising house prices in London and the south-east has have sparked a sharp jump in the number of homeless people. More than two-thirds of these homeless families had children or pregnant women. Soaring prices, cuts to housing benefit are pushing people into homelessness

6 Powerful Health Benefits Offered by Beets

December 5th, 2013
Categories: Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/6-powerful-beets-health-benefits/

1 help create red blood cells -2. Anti-Inflammatory 3. Anti-Cancer 4. Rich in Vitamin C, Folate, Other Nutrients -5. Detox -6. Improves Digestion

Maine Governor Touts Economic Benefit Climate Change Will Have In His State

December 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/05/3027091/lepage-climate-change-benefits/

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R): Climate change could have economic benefit to Maine. “Everybody looks at the negative effects of global warming, but with the ice melting, the Northern Passage has opened up. “So maybe, instead of being at the end of the pipeline, we’re at the beginning of a new pipeline.”

Pennsylvania’s New Head Of Environmental Protection Doesn’t Think Climate Change Is Harmful

December 5th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/05/3025311/pennsylvania-dep-head-climate-change/

The new head of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection doesn’t think the environment needs to be protected from climate change. Conceded that he believed climate change exists, but still didn’t think it posed a major risk.

Harsh Amazon UK work climate brought to light in BBC report

December 4th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/12/04/harsh-amazon-uk-work-climate-brought-to-light-in-bbc-report/

Reporter, a fit young man in his early twenties, expected to walk11 miles in a 10-hour shift, and find an item every 33 seconds. Meeting his targets sometimes required running. His exhaustion was obvious. “I've never done a job like this before the pressure is unbelievable.”

Introducing Designer Babies, Sperm Edition

December 4th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/introducing-designer-babies-sperm-edition

Royal Veterinary College researchers have successfully engineered "designer sperm" for customizing humans. Patent describes genetic shopping: Couples stipulate desired characteristics, there are actual checkboxes, system computes which matches of sperm and egg would produce the desired outcome.

Flammable Water Near Gas Drilling Sites in Louisiana

December 4th, 2013
Categories: Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Flammable_Water_Near_Gas_Drilling_Sites_in_Louisiana/30887/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Shreveport-area town near natural gas drilling sites, has having issues with their water.Could ignite the water coming out of the faucet. Say the fault lies with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, which operates in the area, for leaking methane into their wells. Started once they started drilling wells.

Food poverty in UK has reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts

December 4th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014663196

A surge in the number of people requiring emergency food aid, a decrease in the amount of calories consumed by British families, and a doubling of the number of malnutrition cases seen at English hospitals. Austerity and welfare cuts are adding to the problem, rise in the use of food banks.

Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Modified Food

December 3rd, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://responsibletechnology.org/gmo-dangers/health-risks/articles-about-risks-by-jeffrey-smith/Doctors-Warn-Avoid-Genetically-Modified-Food-May-2009

American Academy of Environmental Medicine: avoid GM (genetically modified) foods. Animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food," including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and gastrointestinal system.

Japan brainstorms new measures to stop radioactive leak at Fukushima

December 3rd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/fukushima-radioactive-leak-measures-668/

Japan’s government panel offered new measures to fix Fukushima nuclear plant. Included a proposal to build more tanks with larger capacity and to install undersea filters for the contaminated water that is seeping into the Pacific. Some experts suggest simply releasing the contaminated water into the sea.

Romanian police ‘brutally’ remove protesters opposed to Chevron fracking -Video

December 3rd, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/romania-shale-gas-chevron-652/

Hundreds of riot police brutally beat villagers protesting the company’s plan. Journalists were not permitted to get to the scene. 40 people beaten, detained and then taken into custody “for hostile behavior. Chevron: priority to “conduct activities in safe, environmentally responsible manner.

GMO Food Laced with Weed Killer and Bail-ins-Ellen Brown -Video

December 2nd, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://usawatchdog.com/

Author/journalist Ellen Brown warning public about banks. GMO foods (Genetically Modified Organisms) laced with a weed killer. Glyphosate inhibits your enzymes to digest food. Linked to 40 different diseases. Brown is a proponent of public banking where banks are treated more like utilities.

China to US: ‘Take Your 60,000 Tons of GMO-Contaminated Corn and Shove It’

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

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/china-to-us-take-your-60000-tons-of-gmo-corn-and-shove-it_122013

China recently rejected 60,000 tons of corn being imported from the United States found to be contaminated with Syngenta’s MIR162, a strain of transgenic corn. This strain of Bt corn is approved for food and/or feed in 11 countries throughout the world; not authorized in China.

Transgene Escape: GMOs Spreading Uncontrollably Around the World

December 2nd, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gmos-spreading-uncontrollably-around-world/

Nonprofit organization Testbiotech: GMOs spreading throughout the world no controls in place to stop them. Escaped their intended areas, moving into the environment, infringing on wild plant populations. This is happening everywhere. USDA: GMO contamination “normal”.

CBS News: 100s of whales in bay on California coast; It’s never been like this, we just can’t even believe it — Experts: We just aren’t sure what’s going on; “A once-in-a-lifetime chance… unheard of, it’s unbelievable, nobody’s seen this”

December 1st, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science

Link: http://enenews.com/cbs-news-hundreds-of-whales-in-bay-on-california-coast-its-never-been-like-this-we-just-cant-even-believe-it-experts-we-just-arent-sure-whats-going-on-this-is-a-once-in-a-lifetime

Incredible numbers of anchovies, hundreds of sea lions chasing an unexplained explosion of anchovies in the bay. Killer whales showed up to hunt the sea lions. 100 to 200 whales in Monterey Bay. Why we are seeing these incredible numbers of anchovies isn’t completely clear.

Massachusetts seeks 10-yr ban on gas fracking after series of Texas quakes

November 30th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/fracking-texas-activists-concerned-510/

Massachusetts Statehouse approved 10-year ban on fracking for natural gas to protect state’s drinking water from possible contamination, ensure health and prosperity of communities. Earthquakes in Texas raised concerns over the controversial drilling technique. Anti-fracking sentiment grows among Texans.

The Cost of Labeling GMOs: How Much Will It Cost Consumers?

November 30th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Zionism, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/cost-labeling-gmos-consumers/

Labeling GMOs won’t cost consumers a single penny. food companies change their labels all the time. Costs are minimal for labeling foods GMO, or otherwise, it would actually cost them more to print a new price tag. They spend even more on marketing campaigns to get us to buy their products.

UK embarks on biggest charity food drive since WWII

November 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/30/337392/uk-begins-biggest-food-drive-since-wwii/

Britain has embarked on its biggest charity food drive since the Second World War, with the aim to feed poor families over Christmas season. response to rising food poverty in Britain. nvolves British Red Cross, Neighborhood Food Collection, Trussell Trust food bank network, charity Fare Share, TESCO.

Yemen’s tribesmen attack main pipeline: Sources -Video

November 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/30/337397/yemens-tribesmen-attack-main-pipeline/

Yemeni tribesmen blown up part of the country’s main oil export pipeline. Not immediately clear whether the oil flow stopped by the explosion. Motive behind the attack remained unclear but tribal sources said it meant to force the central government to pay the tribesmen compensation.

Anti-Monsanto activists assaulted in Argentina -Video

November 29th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/argentina-monsanto-protest-clashes-483/

20 people injured in clashes in Argentina between union members and environmental activists, who were protesting construction of a plant by Monsanto. Activists are concerned the plant would process Monsanto-made genetically modified corn, ending up in the local market.

Modern slavery all around us: Theresa May

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/24/336463/modern-slavery-widespread-in-britain/

British Home Secretary Theresa May: slavery widespread in U K , hidden in plain sight in shops, supermarkets, fields, factories, nail bars, or even an ordinary residence. Comments came following the discovery of three women allegedly held as slaves for 30 years in southern London district of Lambeth.

Spain MPs pass law that could legalize fracking

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/29/337207/spain-may-give-green-light-to-fracking/

Spain's parliament has passed an environmental impact law that could legalize the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).Imports 76 percent of its energy needs. The technology could help relieve its foreign dependence on oil, coal and gas, boost the country’s ailing economy.

Deadly quake hits near Iran nuclear plant

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Middle East, Science, Iran

Link: http://www.wakeupfromyourslumber.com/news/deadly-quake-hits-near-iran-nuclear-plant

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant has killed seven people and injured 30. Iran stands on several seismic fault lines. Concern over the reliability of the Bushehr plant and the risks of radioactive leaks in case of a major quake.

Firm with History of Spill Cover-Ups Hired to Clean Up North Dakota Oil Spill

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Science

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/breaking-news/firm-with-history-of-spill-cover-ups-hired-to-clean-up-north-dakota-oil-spill/

Tesoro Logistics pipeline spilled 800,000 gallons of fracked Bakken Shale oil in North Dakota in September — has hired contractor Witt O’Brien’s to oversee its clean-up of the biggest fracked oil spill in U.S. history. Witt O’Brien’s has history of oil spill cover-ups dating back to the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Fracking to blame? Texas rocked by 16 earthquakes in last 3 weeks

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/texas-fracking-earthquakes-azle-445/

Northern Texas towns are experiencing an intense string of earthquakes – the last of which was one of the most powerful in 5 years. As unusual tremors have been going on for over 3 weeks now, many suspect fracking might be to blame. In the last four days, there have been six recorded quakes.

4 Nasty Things Your Holiday Turkey has Experienced (You are Affected, too

November 28th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/4-nasty-things-holiday-turkey/

Drugs, hormones used to make turkeys bigger with less feed. Arrive to slaughter with lesions, deviated toes, breast blisters, dermatitis, swelling, blisters, Clostridial dermatitis, cellulitis. Contaminated environment, feed, water, poor hygienic conditions, contaminated vaccines and equipment.

CBC: Gov’t scientists are now detecting Fukushima’s radioactive plume offshore of Canada — Professor: It’s headed to our coast, I think monitoring rainfall over next couple years is prudent (AUDIO)

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

Link: http://enenews.com/cbc-govt-scientists-are-now-detecting-radioactive-plume-from-fukushima-off-canadas-coast-professor-its-headed-to-our-coast-i-think-monitoring-rainfall-over-next-couple-years-would-be-prude

Contamination is heading to the West Coast of the United States Starting to detect the presence of the plume of radioactivity. It is making its way towards our coast.

Expansive ‘death zone’ of birds on Alaska island, perhaps thousands washed ashore — Resident: Radiation’s always on the backs of our minds — Samples sent to lab for testing — Reporter: ‘Facebook alarmists’ fear Fukushima to blame

November 27th, 2013
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://enenews.com/expansive-death-zone-of-birds-on-alaska-island-perhaps-thousands-washed-ashore-resident-radiations-always-on-the-backs-of-our-minds-facebook-alarmists-feared-fukushima-was-to-blame

Scores of dead and sick ringed seals some with open wounds, unusual hair loss and internal ulcers began washing up in summer 2011 in Western Alaska. Hundreds perhaps thousands of dead seabirds wash ashore on Alaska island in Bering Sea. Possible human health impacts.

CBC News: Something very odd is happening in Pacific; Sea creatures acting strangely, species turning up where rarely seen — Related to Fukushima crisis? — L.A. Lifeguard: Used to be 2 shark sightings a year, now it’s 2 a day (VIDEOS)

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

Link: http://enenews.com/professor-fukushima-is-absolutely-horrifying-radiation-will-be-entering-pacific-for-decades-theres-no-end-in-sight-nobody-has-a-solution-problems-are-unprecedented-video

Extraordinary marine activity From California to Alaska. Scientists puzzled. Something very odd happening in the ocean and in the waters around B.C. Species are turning up where they are rarely seen. Sea stars from California to Alaska are dying. Tropical turtle found in Prince Rupert last week.

Professor: Fukushima is absolutely horrifying — Radiation will be entering Pacific for decades, there’s no end in sight — Nobody has a solution, problems are unprecedented (VIDEO)

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

Link: http://enenews.com/professor-fukushima-is-absolutely-horrifying-radiation-will-be-entering-pacific-for-decades-theres-no-end-in-sight-nobody-has-a-solution-problems-are-unprecedented-video

Problems global in scale. toxins will remain dangerous for hundreds of generations, disperse throughout planet sickness, they knew there had been a full meltdown first day of disaster, denied this three months. Experts at loss to solve the problems. Nobody has solutions. Tepco catastrophe.

Japan Reacts to Fukushima Crisis By Banning Journalism

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

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Japan_Reacts_to_Fukushima_Crisis_By_Banning_Journalism/30669/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Raise acceptable radiation levels. Pretend radiation is good for us. Reporters covering Fukushima harassed, censored. Secrecy law allows crack down on anyone criticising, jail up to five years. Designates prime minister as third-party overseer. Threat to freedom. Fascist state. Repression.

World Bank president: ‘We don’t do nuclear energy’

November 27th, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/11/27/world-bank-president-we-dont-do-nuclear-energy/

he World Bank and United Nations on Wednesday appealed for billions of dollars to provide electricity for the poorest nations but said there would be no investment in nuclear power. “We don’t do nuclear energy,” said World Bank president Jim Yong Kim.

Lebanon's marijuana market enjoys Syria war

November 26th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1538436

Lebanese marijuana underground market is enjoying the fact war in Syria made authorities leave the drug unattended. Syrian conflict has paralyzed authorities at home left border virtually uncontrolled. “This year, the harvest was abundant, authorities left us alone because they are otherwise occupied

Radionuclides from Fukushima due to hit U.S. West Coast any day now” — Senior Scientist: “Really bizarre” U.S. gov’t not testing for it — Concerned officials contacting him about threat

November 25th, 2013
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://enenews.com/plume-of-water-carrying-radionuclides-from-fukushima-due-to-hit-u-s-west-coast-any-day-now-senior-scientist-its-really-bizarre-that-u-s-govt-is-not-doing-any-testing-concerned-offic

[Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Senior Scientist Ken] Buesseler: first plume of water carrying radionuclides from Fukushima due to hit the U.S. West Coast any day now. U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass: increased federal role not likely cites budget brakes applied by Republicans in Congress.

Toys ‘R’ Us Keeps Airing Perhaps ‘The Most Anti-Science, Anti-Environmental TV Ad Ever’ -Video

November 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/11/18/2958961/toysrus-anti-science-anti-environmental/

Toys ‘R’ Us ran a TV Ad about how science education and field trips to nature are boring, especially when compared to free toys. Promotes blind commercialism and consumerism, insults science and environmental education programs and field trips. Company calls this ad “Amusing and Heartwarming.

True GMO Science and Dangers You’ll Never Hear About from the Media

November 24th, 2013
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/true-gmo-science-dangers-media-ignores/

Mainstream media (MSM) depict anti-GMO people as “emotional” and “unreasonable” while claiming genetic engineering is more “scientific”. Numerous studies point to GMO dangers, hundreds of scientists publicly speak out against GMOs.

Suppressed: Using Oxygen to Recover and Wipe out All Disease

November 24th, 2013
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/oxygenate-way-complete-health-disease-recovery/

Bacterial pathogens, viruses, parasites, cancer are anaerobic and thrive in the absence of oxygen. They are poisoned by oxygen. Ozone therapy is currently used successfully in Germany, Spain, Russia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba and other nations. Threatens the medical establishment’s monopoly.

San Rafael Smoking Ban, Strictest In The Nation, Goes Into Effect

November 23rd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014655955

San Rafael California:ordinance bans smoking in dwellings that share a wall with another unit, including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The hope is to eliminate second-hand smoke from creeping through doors and windows, ventilation systems, floorboards and other susceptible openings.

Oil Pipeline Explodes In China, Killing 35 And Setting The Ocean On Fire

November 22nd, 2013
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Science

Link: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/11/22/2984501/china-pipeline-explodes/

Oil pipeline exploded in China on Friday, killing 35, injuring 166.E xplosion spilled oil into the ocean, shut down one of China’s largest crude import terminals. China’s last major oil spill in 2010 two pipelines exploded, spilling 27 million gallons of oil into Yellow Sea, as much as the Exxon Valdez disaster.

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