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Billion-dollar lawsuits claim GMO corn 'destroyed' US exports to China

October 7th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/usa/193612-china-lawsuits-gmo-corn/

Three class-action lawsuits filed Friday claim that agribusiness power Syngenta is to blame for depressed corn exports to China since the seed company released a genetically-engineered variant of the crop before it was approved by Beijing.

Danger: GlaxoSmithKline Dumps 45 Litres of Polio Virus into River

October 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/glaxosmithkline-dumps-45-litres-polio-virus-river/

GlaxoSmithKline has contaminated a Rixensart, Belgium river called Lasne with 45 litres of concentrated live poliovirus solution processed at a nearby sewage system which made its way into the country’s waterways.

Fukushima to be Hit by Typhoon, Causing Ocean Contamination: Tepco

October 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20141004/193667366/Fukushima-To-Be-Hit-By-Typhoon-Causing-Ocean-Contamination-Tepco.html

The deluge would likely cause seawater to mingle with the radiation-tainted water accumulating in the basements of the reactor buildings at the six-unit plant, allowing 100 trillion becquerels of cesium to escape.

Fukushima No. 1 at risk of 26-meter tsunami: Tepco

October 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/04/national/fukushima-no-1-at-risk-of-26-meter-tsunami-tepco/#.VDGqE1duWNB

Tokyo Electric Power Co. has warned its stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant could be hit by tsunami as high as 26.3 meters.

Biosphere Approaching Critical Points Of No Return

October 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://cosmicconvergence.org/?p=8226

This essay is the product of years of intensive research and practical investigation into the greatest challenge facing the human race today — Global Climate Change.

American forest fires are melting the ice on Greenland

October 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://sciencenordic.com/american-forest-fires-are-melting-ice-greenland

Forest fires are covering the ice sheets with black particles that make the ice melt faster.

China Rejects U.S. Hay Exports Due to GM Alfalfa Contamination

October 3rd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gm-alfalfa-found-hay-exports-china/

Hay exported to China country from the U.S. is currently in quarantine due to the detection of GMO traits, specifically of genetically modified alfalfa, according to a USDA spokesperson

Japan TV: Alarming new discovery — Analysis reveals seriousness of contamination from Fukushima for first time — “Enormous amounts” of radioactive material released on day one of crisis, well before officials said — Plant Worker: “Readings were off the sc

October 2nd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/japan-tv-alarming-new-fukushima-discovery-analysis-reveals-seriousness-contamination-first-time-enormous-amounts-radioactive-material-released-first-day-crisis-before-officials-claim-plant-wo

Before explosion at No. 1 reactor building there was a massive release of radioactive substances. Enormous amounts of radioactive substances began leaking sooner than previously thought. Annual limit for radiation exposure in just 15 minutes.

US Gov’t: Fukushima an “unprecedented wide-area” disaster — Nuclear power threatens human existence — Japan “profoundly impacted” by radiation, scale of damage is “extraordinary”

October 1st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/us-govt-fukushima-an-unprecedented-wide-area-disaster-nuclear-power-threatens-human-existence-japan-profoundly-impacted-by-radiation-scale-of-damage-is-extraordinary

Energy Department Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman said Monday that climate change, and nuclear energy are the two “existential threats” facing the U.S.; threats that actually relate to existence of our planet, scale of damages from the Fukushima plant disaster were “extraordinary.

West Virginia Plans To Frack Beneath Ohio River, Which Supplies Drinking Water To Millions

September 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014907018

Nine citizen and environmental groups are urging West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to reconsider his plans to let companies drill for oil and natural gas underneath the Ohio River, citing concerns drilling and fracking could contaminate the drinking water supply and increaserisk of earthquakes in region.

Nuclear waste tank OK'd to keep leaking for 1 year

September 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

A new deal allows a radioactive waste storage tank to continue leaking for more than a year before its contents are pumped out at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site. The deal has outraged critics of Hanford, which for decades made plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons.

Blistering Drought Leaves the Poorest High and Dry

September 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/09/blistering-drought-leaves-the-poorest-high-and-dry/

The last time there was mud on his village roads was about a year ago, says Murugesu Mohanabavan, a farmer from the village of Karachchi, situated about 300 km north of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo.

Revealed: Unapproved GM wheat is growing in Montana

September 26th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/revealed-unapproved-gm-wheat-is-growing-in-montana/

A strain of genetically modified wheat never approved for sale or consumption in the United States discovered growing in Montana in July; U.S. Department of Agriculture. Engineered to be resistant to Monsanto Co’s glyphosate herbicide, known as “Roundup,”

Monsanto India to Boost Business Significantly: Reports

September 22nd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://en.ria.ru/business/20140922/193179342/Monsanto-India-to-Boost-Business-Significantly-Reports.html

The head of Monsanto in India, Shilpa Divekar Nirula, has stated that the company aims to triple its business in India over the next five years, India's Business Today reported Monday.

"Climate March" Hides Real Culprits and Real Solutions

September 22nd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/09/climate-march-hides-real-culprits-and.html

Little in terms of actual solutions are mentioned by the organizers and instead the march is meant to set the stage for political and financial deals to be made at the 2015 Climate Change Conference in Paris, France. Organizing the march are institutions funded by the governments and corporate-financier special interests that helped create environmental and socioeconomic disasters across the planet.

VIDEO: Radioactive material now flowing toward Tokyo and contaminating their water supply; Problems “actually only getting worse” — “Truth is no one in world really knows how to deal with Fukushima” — Gov’t Expert: Tepco “should give up’ making ice walls

September 21st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/video-radioactive-material-flowing-tokyo-contaminating-water-supply-problems-actually-only-getting-worse-truth-one-world-really-deal-fukushima-govt-expert-tepco-give-making-ice-walls

The rivers in Fukushima Prefecture were contaminated at the time of the accident. That contamination is now flowing toward the Tokyo area, contaminating the Tokyo water supply. Threat of unremediable contamination of ground water.

White House announces plan to train 50,000 people, including veterans, to install solar panels

September 19th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.orrazz.com/2014/09/white-house-announces-plan-to-train.html

The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday. cut carbon dioxide emissions, save billions of dollars on energy for homeowners and businesse; fund 540 solar and renewable energy projects, focused on rural and farming areas.

Kiss Your Grass-Fed Beef Goodbye! GMO Grass About to Be Approved

September 18th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/kiss-grass-fed-beef-goodbye-scotts-gmo-grass-approved/

The Scotts ‘Miracle-Gro’ Company which created genetically modified RoundUp-Ready Kentucky Bluegrass has announced that it will conduct field trials at the homes of Scotts’ employees. What’s more, they can do so without any government oversight because there are no laws that prohibit or limit the planting of GMO grass.

Top-Secret Fukushima Interview: All the melted nuclear fuel will escape from containment vessel … it’s completely exposed — Nuclear annihilation of entire eastern part of Japan envisioned

September 13th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/top-secret-fukushima-interview-all-nuclear-fuel-will-melt-escape-containment-vessel-fear-nuclear-annihilation-entire-eastern-part-japan

Despite the nuclear fuel being completely exposed, we’re unable to reduce pressure. Water can’t get in either.” “If we continue to be unable to get water in, all of the nuclear fuel will melt and escape from the containment vessel.

Report: Worry over nuclear fuel hitting aquifer under Fukushima plant after melting through concrete — TV: Raging meltdown going on even as we speak… they still don’t have control of 3 melted cores (VIDEO)

September 13th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/report-worry-at-fukushima-is-some-of-the-cores-melting-through-concrete-supports-to-come-in-contact-with-aquifer-tv-raging-nuclear-meltdown-going-on-even-as-we-speak-they-still-havent

The worry at Fukushima at the moment is… some of the cores melting through their concrete supports to come in contact with the aquifer; nuclear meltdown, three of them simultaneous going on, still have not yet gotten control of three melted cores.

Japan to start reopening nuclear reactors under new safety regulations

September 10th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/186540-japanese-nuclear-reactor-restart/

Japan’s nuclear regulator gave the go-ahead to reopen some of the nation’s nuclear reactors, after nearly a year without nuclear energy. The restart of the industry will also result in the permanent closure of older plants.

Millions of Dead Fish Mysteriously Surface in Lake in Mexico

September 9th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Millions_of_Dead_Fish_Mysteriously_Surface_in_Lake_in_Mexico/37831/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Lake Cajititlán in western Mexico more than 4 million dead fish suddenly surfaced, government workers scoop up more than 156 tons of freshwater popoche chub, a sardine-sized species native to the western state of Jalisco. Mexico, like many developing nations, has a poor environmental record.

Drought Causing Billion-Dollar Losses In Rice Industry

September 8th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rallyagainstomalley.com/drought-causing-billion-dollar-losses-rice-industry/

A continuing drought in California has ruined almost a quarter of the state’s $5 billion rice crop, CBS Sacramento reports. California is one of the nation’s largest producers of rice, employing 25,000 people in the industry. Less rice planted, fewer farm workers needed,job loss.

Tasmania to Remain GMO Free for 5 more Years to Protect Honey Exports

September 7th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/tasmania-remain-gmo-free-least-5-years-protect-honey-exports/

Primary Industries Minister of Tasmania, Jeremy Rockliff, has announced that the state will remain GMO-free for at least the next five years, and the state government can opt to extend the GMO ban for as long as they like.

Walmart Fined $100 Million for Dumping Hazardous Chemicals Across U.S.

September 5th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/walmart-guilty-dumping-hazardous-chemicals-across-u-s/

The largest retailer in America (somewhat) recently agreed to pay a $110 million fine to settle a years-long investigation into toxic dumping at stores throughout the country.

BP is found "grossly negligent" for its role in the 2010 Gulf oil spill

September 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/BP_is_found_%22grossly_negligent%22_for_its_role_in_the_2010_Gulf_oil_spill/37705/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A federal judge ruled BP was "grossly negligent" in its actions leading up to the massive 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "BP could end up paying up to $18 billion in Civil penalties" under the Clean Water Act forthe disaster. BP is already paying billions of dollars in fines.

Experts Warn Of ‘Inevitable’ Fukushima Disaster In California

September 3rd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/experts-warn-inevitable-fukushima-disaster-in-california/

top experts turned whistleblowers are warning of a nuclear nightmare that could surpass Fukushima and Chernobyl warning that the California-based plant is a sitting radioactive duck amid the nearby faults that have actually been found to be more dangerous than previously thought.

Monsanto has sued farmers for 16 years, never lost a case

August 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Monsanto_has_sued_farmers_for_16_years%2C_never_lost_a_case/37626/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Since 1997, Monsanto has filed 145 lawsuits, about 9 lawsuits every year against farmers who “improperly reused their patented seeds.” Includes when farmers tried to sue Monsanto over cross-pollination of their organic crops with GMO seed. 92% of people say they want food labeled if it contains genetically modified ingredients

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Drinking Water

August 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Brain-Eating_Amoeba_Found_in_Louisiana_Drinking_Water/37615/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) confirmed presence of brain-eating amoeba in water supply for Louisiana communities of Reserve, Garyville, Mount Airy. CDC officials say ingesting water containing the amoeba is harmless; cannot infect a person through digestive system but can be fatal if it comes into contact with nasal passages, which is how it travels to the brain

US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii

August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Health

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140826/192357554/US-Judge-Overturns-Law-Curbing-GMO-Crops-in-Hawaii.html

A United States judge has ruled against a new law that curbs genetically modified (GMO) crops, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

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August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/08/threat-of-hydropower-dams-still-looms-in-chiles-patagonia/

After its victory in a nearly decade-long struggle against HidroAysén, a project that would have built five large hydroelectric dams on wilderness rivers, Chile’s Patagonia region is gearing up for a new battle: blocking a quiet attempt to build a dam on the Cuervo River.

This is epic: China has lost 55% of its most valuable resource

August 26th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/This_is_epic%3A_China_has_lost_55%25_of_its_most_valuable_resource/37528/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China’s Ministry of Water Resources found 55% of China’s 50,000 rivers that existed in the 1990s have disappeared. .More than 400 major cities in China are short of water, with some 110 facing “serious scarcity”.

Why The Earthquake Near San Francisco Is Just The Start Of The Shaking In California

August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=103032

If you thought that the earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday was something, just wait until you see what is coming in the years ahead. As you will read about below, we live at a time when earthquake activity is dramatically increasing. This is especially true of the “Ring of Fire” which runs roughly along the outer perimeter of the Pacific Ocean.

Why You Should Never Buy Seafood From Big-Box Stores

August 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Zionism, Health

Link: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/25/never-buy-seafood-big-box-stores/

Big-Box stores and their subsidiaries are generically the worst places to buy seafood from. They typically are the first to accept genetically modified foods and compromise the integrity and safety of their seafood supply.

End of the line: GMO production in China halted

August 21st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/181860-gm-china-rice-stopped/

China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision. When permits were up for renewal, Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them.

Iceland Raises Bardarbunga Volcano Alert To Orange

August 20th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/iceland-raises-bardarbunga-volcano-alert-orange/

The risk of an eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of “ongoing magma movement”; Iceland’s meteorological office. Risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level.

California sinking one foot each year from groundwater depletion

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2014/08/11/california-sinking-groundwater-depletion/

The drought-stricken state of California is sinking into itself at an alarming rate, suggests a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The continued over-pumping of groundwater in many parts of the state -- the direct result of a historic three-year dry spell -- is creating empty pockets of earth that are causing the ground to literally drop, in some places by as much as one foot per year.

Las Vegas To Dry Up If Water Levels Drop Another 7% - Video

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/las-vegas-dry-water-levels-drop-another-7/

Lake Mead – the main source of fresh water for Las Vegas and its 40 million visitors – just hit record low levels at 1080 feet. Most concerning – at 1,000 feet, drinking water intakes will no longer function and Las Vegas will go dry.14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Yet they’re still building..

Report: Drillers Illegally Using Diesel Fuel to Frack

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/environmental-news/report-drillers-illegally-using-diesel-fuel-frack/

A new report charges that several oil and gas companies have been illegally using diesel fuel in their hydraulic fracturing operations, and then doctoring records to hide violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

Dozens Of Horses Mysteriously Sick With Undetermined Condition

August 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Health

Link: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/08/06/dozens-of-socal-horses-mysteriously-sick-cause-of-condition-undetermined/

A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.

The truth you're not being told about the Toledo water crisis in Ohio: Chemical agriculture poisoned the water

August 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalnews.com/046314_Toledo_water_crisis_algal_bloom.html

The water in Toledo has been contaminated by a toxic poison produced by "algal blooms" in Lake Erie, a sign of imbalanced ecosystem. Excess of fertilizer nutrients from agricultural operations feed harmful organisms.

Severe drought in California spreading at unprecedented rate

August 1st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/usa/177188-severe-drought-california-spreading-record/

US Drought Monitor: 58 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” which is the most serious category on the agency’s five-level scale, before 2014, no parts of California ever suffered from such severe conditions.

Report: “Worst he’s ever seen” says Alaska boat captain — Fishermen “talking about Fukushima… convinced it has something to do with it” — Salmon “not showing up… many have lesions or worms and parasites” — Crabs “more easily damaged… a lot of dead catch”

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/report-worst-hes-ever-seen-says-alaska-boat-captain-salmon-just-arent-showing-up-many-have-lesions-or-worms-and-parasites-crabs-more-easily-damaged-a-lot-of-dead-catch

Alaska Fisheries In Midst Of An Economic Collapse — And not one politician is talking about it Concerns of radiation from [Fukushima] affecting Alaskan seafood has been ruled out by the US Food & Drug Administration.

GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/sicence-technology/gmo-corn-longer-resistant-bugs/

“Seed companies say they warned Brazilian farmers to plant part of their corn fields with conventional seeds to prevent bugs from mutating and developing resistance to GMO seeds.”

Bollworms develop resistance to Bt cotton, destroy GM crop fields in Pakistan

July 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalnews.com/046241_Bt_cotton_bollworms_GMO_crops.html

Biotech giant Monsanto promises farmers that, if they buy genetically modified (GM) seeds, their crops will exhibit herbicide-, insect- and drought-tolerant characteristics. All over the world, plants and insects are becoming immune to potent herbicides and pesticides."

Worldwide Water Shortage by 2040?

July 29th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/worldwide-water-shortage-by-2040_072014

Continuing fallout from droughts in the Western U.S. and Brazil - both are incredibly important areas to the global food supply, corporate hoarding of fresh water is on the rise. Nestle’s former CEO stated that water supplies should be privatized; the right to fresh, clean water is not an essential human right.

City To Run Out Of Drinking Water In 100 Days

July 29th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/city-run-drinking-water-100-days/

Sao Paulo risks having its biggest reservoir run out of drinking water within 100 days unless it starts rationing, Brazilian federal prosecutors warned. Water utility Sabesp and Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin have 10 days to come up with measures to deal with the crisis.

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBAMA_EXPORTING_POLLUTION_ABRIDGED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-07-28-04-39-21

Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.

Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction - study

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World

Link: http://rt.com/usa/176180-earth-extinction-endangered-human/

The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

EPA denies request to use toxic herbicide on superweeds in Texas

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/07/epa-denies-request-to-use-toxic.html

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied emergency application to use hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, environmental, public health,organic farm interests urged agency to reject request based on environmental effects, weed resistance to currently used chemicals.

Win: Farmers in El Salvador Successfully Oppose Monsanto’s GMO Seeds

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/farmers-el-salvador-successfully-oppose-monsanto/

El Salvador farmers have successfully used indigenous seed, and have never needed to rely on biotech for a viable seed source. Indigenous seeds make sense not only economically, but environmentally, as well. working to keep seeds indigenous in El Salvador.

New Onslaught of Pesticides Being Approved by the Corrupted EPA and FDA

July 23rd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-onslaught-pesticides-approved-corrupted-epa-fda/

FDA and EPA are about to approve the use of 2,4-D chemicals on American fields, even though it has been linked to developmental and neurological health problems, among other environmental damage. Glyphosate-drenched fields everywhere are giving birth to superweeds bigger than farmers have ever seen

Map Details Extent of Plastic Debris in Five Ocean Gyres

July 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/07/17/map-details-extent-plastic-debris-five-ocean-gyres/

When a research team set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic.

Organic Food Has Lower Pesticide Residues, Study Affirms

July 17th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/study-affirms-lower-pesticide-exposure-organics/

Researchers determined organic crops have significantly lower pesticide residues than conventional crops. Even in crops designated as organic, conventional pesticides can be found in low amounts due to environmental contamination. More than 1,000 samples tested contained some pesticide residue.

11 earthquakes hit fracking-heavy central Oklahoma over weekend

July 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/11_earthquakes_hit_fracking-heavy_central_Oklahoma_over_weekend/36603/0/38/38/Y/M.html

US Geological Survey recorded seven quakes ranging from magnitude 2.6 to 2.9 in areas northeast of Oklahoma City. In addition, a 4.3-magnitude temblor hit Langston just after noon on Saturday, and three other quakes ranging from magnitude 2.9 to 3.2 occurred Saturday morning.

Parts of Yellowstone National Park closed after massive supervolcano beneath it melts roads

July 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/14/parts-of-yellowstone-national-park-closed-after-massive-supervolcano-beneath-it-melts-roads/

Tourists at Yellowstone National Park are being barred from areas of the park because the massive underground supervolcano beneath it is melting the asphalt roads.“It basically turned the asphalt into soup. It turned the gravel road into oatmeal,”; Yellowstone spokesman Dan Hottle.

Research Professor Begs EPA and USDA to Refuse New 2,4-D Herbicide

July 10th, 2014
Categories: Environment, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/research-professor-implores-epa-usda-refuse-new-24-d-herbicide/

Charles Benbrook serves on the USDA’s AC 21 Agricultural Biotechnology Advisory Committee: 2,4-D chemicals causes neurological disorders, kidney, liver damage, reproductive failure, disruption of endocrine system, cancers, pollute drinking water, cause damage that can't be undone.

Anthrax confirmed in North Dakota beef cow

July 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Anthrax_confirmed_in_North_Dakota_beef_cow/36397/0/38/38/Y/M.html

State Veterinarian Susan Keller is urging North Dakota ranchers to make sure their livestock are vaccinated against anthrax, after the first confirmed case of the year in a Barnes County beef cow. Anthrax bacteria spores lie dormant in the soil and become active under extreme weather conditions.

Fracking industry fumes as researchers reveal high levels of leaking methane

July 1st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/169592-fracking-pennsylvania-study-scandal/

Latest drilling techniques for obtaining gas, which drill horizontally as opposed to the more traditional vertical drilling, shows a higher rate of leaking methane. Results suggest that hazardous leaks of methane could pose potential obstacles for drilling across the nation,

Attorney General Rejects GMA’s Attempt to Throw out GMO Labeling Laws

June 30th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/attorney-general-rejects-grocery-manufacturers-associations-attempt-throw-gmo-labeling-laws/

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) tried to undo latest legally voted GMO labeling laws, but Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Schaller ruled the states’ case against the (GMA) will move forward, rejecting the GMA’s motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.

The Rise of the ‘Super Weed’ Around the World

June 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/The_Rise_of_the_%E2%80%98Super_Weed%E2%80%99_Around_the_World_/36314/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Texas cotton growers are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to let them use propazine, an alternative herbicide to Monsanto’s glysophate, which is currently used, to combat a “super weed” that has developed resistance to it. Herbicide-resistant weeds were first reported in the 1950s.

Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward Holds Public Forum on Geo-Engineering, Weather Modification

June 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Arizona_State_Senator_Kelli_Ward_Holds_Public_Forum_on_Geo-Engineering%2C_Weather_Modification/36268/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward held a forum to discuss public concerns regarding white vapor trails in the skies. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) representatives Sherri Zendri and Beth Hager were on hand to answer questions from residents who claim planes are spraying chemicals.

Pure Poison: Aluminum Adjuvant Linked to Breast Cancer, Autoimmune Disorders, and More

June 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/poison-aluminum-adjuvant-breast-cancer-alzheimers-autoimmune-disorders-detox/

Studies link breast cancer to aluminum poisoning. Women use antiperspirants filled with aluminum. Women suffering from cancer were found to have genotoxic cancer profiles, breasts were full of aluminum. Known to interfere with estrogen balance, cause DNA changes.

Did You Know: US Meat Labels Reveal Origins – Show Born, Raised, Slaughtered Locales

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/us-meat-labels-will-soon-reveal-origins/

meat in the US labeled with country of origin, it now includes details, where the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. The move is hailed by meat consumers meat industry opposed the measure. Country of Origin Labeling rule went into effect in May of 2013.

Neonicotinoid Insecticides are KILLING EVERYTHING

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Neonicotinoid_Insecticides_are_KILLING_EVERYTHING/36220/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Neonicotinoid insecticides, which have been widely blamed for colony collapse disorder among bees, are also killing butterflies, worms, fish and birds. National Centre for Scientific Research France: Threat to the productivity of our natural and farmed environment.

'Bee-Friendly' Plants Sold at Big Box Stores Are Actually Killing Bees

June 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/%27Bee-Friendly%27_Plants_Sold_at_Big_Box_Stores_Are_Actually_Killing_Bees/36227/0/38/38/Y/M.html

White House has created a bee task force. As the bee population dwindles neonicotinoids, a pesticide, is a culprit in the bee problem. Recommend bee-friendly gardens. These specific plants actually contain neonicotinoids contributing in a major way to the death of even more bees.

Baby bust: US fertility rates hit all-time lows

June 27th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Baby_bust%3A_US_fertility_rates_hit_all-time_lows/36245/0/38/38/Y/M.html

For the second year in a row, deaths of non-Hispanic whites outnumbered births from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, according to population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. “These are the only two years in U.S. history when more non-Hispanic whites died than were born.”

The Future Weapon of Mass Enslavement is... Water

June 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, War, Police State

Link: http://humansarefree.com/2014/06/the-future-weapon-of-mass-enslavement.html

Widespread water shortages across the world threaten social unrest and even war over control. In India, some families spend a quarter of their income on water Bolivia defaulted on its World Bank debt, water supplies went into receivership, controlled by globalists, prices skyrocketed 400%.

US Corporations have Dumped 206 Million Pounds of Toxic Chemicals into America’s Waterways

June 24th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Health

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/environmental-news/us-corporations-dumped-206-million-pounds-toxic-chemicals-americas-waterways/

Industrial facilities across the U.S. dumped more than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals into waterways in 2012, Tyson Foods Inc. alone dumped more than 18.5 million pounds—about 9 percent of the nationwide total. Waters have become a dumping ground for polluters.

Australian Supreme Court Rules Against Organic Farmer in GMO Contamination Case

June 24th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/australian-supreme-court-rules-organic-farmer-gmo-contamination-case/

Organic farmer, Steve Marsh will receive no compensation for losing his organic certification resulting from a neighbor’s GE crops contaminating his own. The court ruled that no physical harm had been shown and the burden rested on the plaintiff to clean up the GE-mess to reinstate his certification.

Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists

June 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science, Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/24/insecticides-world-food-supplies-risk

Insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively global food production is at risk, As a result, creatures essential to global food production – from bees to earthworms likely to be suffering grave harm, the chemicals must be phased out.

Obama Admin Allowing China To Suck Water Out Of The Great Lakes

June 23rd, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, World, Police State

Link: http://govtslaves.info/obama-admin-allowing-china-suck-water-great-lakes/

American Great Lakes, which hold 20% of the world’s fresh water. Obama allowing Nestle Company to export fresh water out of Lake Michigan, sale supplies by to China, water will be under the control of globalists and their private profiteers. “Water isn’t a human right,” according to water profiteer.

Australia planning to produce GMO milk

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

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Australia_planning_to_produce_GMO_milk/36115/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A plan to feed Australian dairy cows genetically modified rye grass designed to boost milk production has sparked concerns from both organic and non-organic farmers. Opponents of the scheme fear that GM grasses could contaminate neighbouring properties.

Welcome to Hell! Turkmenistan eyes turning infernal gas pit into tourist attraction-Video

June 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/167548-hellish-attractive-gas-crater/

The pit is filled by what seems to be a hellish fire, but is in fact an enormous blaze of natural gas coming from under the ground. No one is really sure, when the fire in the 60-meter wide, 20-meter deep crater may go out, but it is known for certain that it was started after a drilling accident in 1971.

Biotech Seeks to Overturn Hawaii County GMO-Banning Law

June 16th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Iran

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/biotech-lawsuit-seeks-overturn-hawaii-county-gmo-law/

Hawaii’s big island currently has a law restricting the use of genetically modified crops. Mayor Billy Kenoi signed Bill 113 into effect late last year. Now, several Big Ag groups and farmers have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking to overturn the GMO ban.

Monsanto Visits Local School for 47 Minute Propaganda Presentation

June 14th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-visits-local-school-takes-pe-class-47-minute-propaganda-presentation/

Showed a power point presentation, passed out a deck of playing cards to students with Monsanto logo emblazoned on it. Told children how one farmer tried to get rid of Monsanto seed, stuff they spray on their crops, caused him great trouble. Warned against saving heirloom, organic seed.

3 "X-Class" Solar Flares Hit Earth; Disrupt Flights, Communications

June 13th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/3_%22X-Class%22_Solar_Flares_Hit_Earth%3B_Disrupt_Flights%2C_Communications/35905/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The sun has had three major "X-Class" solar flares on its surface in the past two days that have affected communications on Earth. The “solar events” caused brief blackouts in high frequency communications when they struck, twice on Tuesday morning and once this morning.

Win: Kyrgyzstan Initiates 100% GMO Ban for 5.5 Million Population

June 13th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/kyrgyzstans-5-million-population-can-enjoy-gmo-free-lifestyle-due-100-ban/

a nation bordering China and South of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, decided to become one of the first countries in the world to ban all GMO crops as well as the sale and importation of genetically modified organisms.

US pressures El Salvador to buy Monsanto's GMO seeds

June 11th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/usa/165128-us-pressures-salvador-monsanto-gmo/

As one of the preconditions to authorizing close to $300 million in aid, the United States is pressuring El Salvador to purchase genetically modified seeds from Monsanto instead of non-GM seeds from local farmers.

Safety Board: Equipment In BP Oil Rig Had Multiple Failures, May Still Be Issue For Some Rigs

June 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014819753

The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains problem for some offshore drilling. U.S. Chemical Safety Board details multiple failures, improper testing of blowout preventer, blames bad management. Found faulty wiring, dead battery, bent pipe in the device.

World needs UN GMO watchdog – Russia

June 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/163852-russia-un-gmo-watchdog/

Russian lawmakers advocate creation of an international UN agency not only to strictly control the turnover of GMO products worldwide, but with a top priority mission to scrutinize how consuming GMO foods would affect human health in the long run.

76% of Seed Market is Patented by Corporations: Save the Seeds!

June 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/seed-saving-tip-scales-citizens-corporations/

Over 90% of the crop varieties grown a century ago are no longer used in this country; many aren’t even maintained in seed storage facilities. 6 companies in the world have patented most of the seeds grown in the entire global agricultural market. Our food diversity is crumbling

Water Wars: Ankara suspends pumping Euphrates’ water, cutting off the water supply to Syria and Iraq

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

Link: http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/19676

Turkish government recently cut off the flow of the Euphrates River, threatening primarily Syria but also Iraq with a major water crisis. Al-Akhbar found out that the water level in Lake Assad has dropped by about six meters, leaving millions of Syrians without drinking water.

House GOP Votes Down Measure Aimed At Curbing Wage Theft

May 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014815471

House Republicans voted down measure that discouraged government from giving contracts to companies that committed wage theft. The Democratic-sponsored amendment to a funding bill would deny taxpayer money to firms with documented wage violations under government contract.

In the UK You Can Now Only Buy Heirloom Seeds if You Are Part of a Private Members Club

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

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/In_the_UK_You_Can_Now_Only_Buy_Heirloom_Seeds_if_You_Are_Part_of_a_Private_Members_Club/35568/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Every single variety of vegetable to be registered on an EU list, otherwise illegal to sell it. To be registered on the list, seed varieties have to pass series of tests demonstrating what is called DUS ‘Distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability. £3000 to test, register one single variety of seed for sale.

Dust In The Wind: Dust Bowl Conditions Have Returned To Kansas, Oklahoma And North Texas

May 28th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/dust-in-the-wind-dust-bowl-conditions-have-returned-to-kansas-oklahoma-and-north-texas_052014

56 percent of Texas, 64 percent of Oklahoma and 80 percent of Kansas experiencing “severe drought. Over the past two months, very high winds and bone dry conditions,dust storms. new Dust Bowl is engulfing the region.

Honey: The Solution for Antibiotic Resistant “Super Bugs”?

May 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/honey-solution-antibiotic-resistant-super-bugs/

Over-dependence on antibiotics has helped bacterial evolve capable of resisting conventional drugs designed to kill them. Susan M. Meschwitz PhD: The unique property of honey lies in its ability to fight infection on multiple levels, making it more difficult for bacteria to develop resistance.”

How Do You Like Being Exposed to 80,000 Unregulated Chemicals Every Day?

May 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/like-exposed-80000-unregulated-chemicals-every-day/

80,000 toxic chemicals that are unregulated and untested by independent scientific bodies, approval by agencies like the EPA. Companies are free to put these untested, carcinogenic, toxic chemicals in any product they wish without government oversight.

Restrictions & Regulations: FDA Still Attacking Organic Farming

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

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/fda-trying-ban-organic-farming/

U.S. Food and Drug Administration is trying to ban organic farming, by making it impossible for farmers to use their own organic compost. FDA restrictions would also make burdensome rules for growers.

7 States Running Out Of Water: 24/7 Wall St.

May 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/24/states-without-water_n_5386035.html

In seven states drought conditions were so severe that each had more than half of its land area in severe drought. Severe drought is characterized by crop loss, frequent water shortages, and mandatory water use restrictions. Based on data from the U.S. Drought Monitor, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the states with the highest levels of severe drought.

US state's ban on revealing fracking components slights public opinion

May 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_05_24/US-states-ban-on-revealing-fracking-components-slights-public-opinion-4321/

The bill passed by North Carolina Senate on Thursday criminalizing the disclosure of fracking chemicals contradicts public interest, EarthJustice spokesperson says.

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

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