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ESA emerges as weapon for enemies of environmental rules.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:30
Republican claim the Obama administration failed to carefully weigh the impact of forcing the closure of coal-fired power plants on endangered Florida manatees. They might be on to something, legal experts say.
Categories: Ecological News

California drought conditions make bad air worse.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:30
More fallow farmland, more forest fires and stagnant air, aggravated by the state’s record four-year drought, have spiked annual particle concentrations in Sacramento and other cities.
Categories: Ecological News

Meet the next generation of natural beauty products.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:30
Making decisions about the cosmetics and skin care you put on your body has traditionally been difficult, with little industry regulation leading to confusion about what’s organic, natural — or toxic. But natural beauty is now big business nationally.
Categories: Ecological News

With summer sun come signs of danger.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:30
The latest findings on the damage caused by ultraviolet radiation are enough to send one running past the sunscreen to get indoors.
Categories: Ecological News

Mine expansion threatens NSW town and Aboriginal heritage, says community elder.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 19:30
As part of its campaign against an open-cut coalmine expansion, a Hunter Valley community has funded and produced this video profiling 65-year-old Kevin Taggart, an elder of the local Wonnarua traditional custodians.
Categories: Ecological News

Cuadrilla's fracking application defeated

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 16:33
In a dramatic decision this morning, Lancashire county councillors voted 9:3 to reject Cuadrilla's planning application to frack at Preston New Road, defying the warnings of their own planning officers.
Categories: Ecological News

Seed Freedom! A last chance to thwart the great African seed grab

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:52
Nineteen African nations meet today in Arusha, Tanzania, to finalise a 'plant protection' protocol that would open up the continent's seeds to corporate interests, taking away farmers' rights to grow, improve, sell and exchange their traditional seeds, while allowing commercial breeders to make free use of the biodiversity they embody, to sell them back to farmers in 'improved' form.
Categories: Ecological News

Amazon.com caught lying about Confederate flag censorship while supporting terror groups

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In the aftermath of the tragic shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., Internet retailers have scrambled to remove the Confederate flag from their online stores. Amazon also participated in this misguided gesture of political correctness. Yet instead...

Society gone mad: Three new Counterthink posters reveal the absurd contradictions of the delusional mob now defacing America

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) As we enter the final chapter of America -- characterized by obscene delusions and widespread insanity at every level -- sometimes you have to laugh at the absurdity of it all.That's what I do with Counterthink cartoons, which have traditionally poked fun at Big...

Wake up and smell the collapse: Greece shutters banks for 6 days... no more withdrawals... panic grips the Eurozone... total meltdown approaches

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The bank holidays have begun in Greece as the banks are now shuttered for the entire coming week. As Sky News reports, "The drastic move comes after people rushed to withdraw their cash amid panic ahead of the referendum on bailout terms."Greek citizens are now ...

SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision may have just legalized the concealed carry of loaded firearms across all 50 states, nullifying gun laws everywhere

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The legal argument of gay marriage proponents is that because gay marriage is legal in a majority of states, that "right" cannot be infringed by the remaining states which opposed gay marriage. The U.S. Supreme Court, in granting this new, nationwide right to gay marriage...

Greece's government to seize all private bank accounts?

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The central bank of the cash-strapped Greek government has signaled that the country is liable to default on bailout loans issued by the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank by the end of June, thereby crashing out of the euro and perhaps seizing...

Fraudulent Big Pharma science leads to half a million psych drug deaths every year

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Psychiatric drugs kill an estimated 500,000 people per year, looking only at people over age 65 living in Western countries, according to an analysis conducted by a world-renowned Danish researcher.Peter Gotzsche, research director at the Nordic Cochrane Centre,...

Is your Paleo diet making you irritable, depressed and sleep deprived?

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Struggling with mood swings, anxiety, brain fog or fatigue? If so, you may be GABA compromised. An important neurotransmitter that contributes to our overall sense of well-being, GABA production can become severely disrupted by chronic stress and during the dark winter...

Rates of thyroid cancer tripled since 1975 - public water utilities continue to poison us with water fluoridation

Natural News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) As scientists struggle to explain why thyroid cancer rates have more than tripled in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, nobody's addressing the elephant in the room that is artificial water fluoridation and the confirmed toxicity of fluoride chemicals when they enter the...

Cancer Tests Rigged to Show Glyphosate Safety

Farm Wars - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:41
Anthony Samsel discusses the falsifying of Glyphosate cancer safety tests by industry to show that it is safe.
Categories: Ecological News

Lancashire councillors have every right to refuse fracking application

The Ecologist Magazine - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 23:18
Independent legal advice shows that Lancashire councillors can refuse Cuadrilla's application for planning permission to frack at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire - contrary to advice from the Council's officers.
Categories: Ecological News

Supreme Court wrestles with air-pollution rule.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:30
The Supreme Court is reviewing a major Obama administration rule aimed at cleaning up toxic power plant exhausts. The case puts in question both the cleanup and the court’s longstanding practice of deferring to federal agencies to interpret murky laws.
Categories: Ecological News

Outside panel will oversee California's troubled toxic waste regulator.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:30
The budget signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown establishes an independent panel to oversee the California Department of Toxic Substances Control after a series of shortcomings in its regulation of hazardous waste operations and cleanups across the state.
Categories: Ecological News

There's nothing fake about issues with artificial turf at Women's World Cup.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:30
These are the days when the Women's World Cup becomes truly grueling. Fewer days off, better opponents, more pressure. And a persistent obstacle the men never have to face – the artificial turf.
Categories: Ecological News
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