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Baseball's toxic tradition of chewing tobacco.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Once described as the nation's religion, baseball has a special place in American culture. But there is a darker side: the cancer-causing tradition of chewing tobacco, which has claimed the lives of some of its most celebrated players.
Categories: Ecological News

BPA disrupts sperm development, linked to declining male fertility.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
A new study soon to be published in the journal PLOS Genetics suggests that bisphenol A (BPA)—an endocrine disruptor found in many plastics, can linings and receipts, and which mimics the effects of estrogen—may play a role in the decline in male fertility.
Categories: Ecological News

Africa's quiet solar revolution.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The continent skipped land lines for mobile phones. Now a new generation of start-ups is trying to bring sun power to rural Africa — and leapfrog the fossil fuel era.
Categories: Ecological News

On Obama’s India visit, climate-change deal unlikely as Modi boosts coal production.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
As President Obama arrives in India for talks with Prime Minister Modi, U.S. officials had hoped to announce a deal on climate change. But little progress has been made because India and China are in very different places in their development, experts say.
Categories: Ecological News

Portland's new pipes harvest power from drinking water.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water.
Categories: Ecological News

Worry for solar projects after end of tax credits.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Despite their technology's success, Abengoa and other developers say they do not have plans at the moment to build more plants in the United States. And that is largely because of uncertainty surrounding an important tax credit worth 30 percent of a project's cost.
Categories: Ecological News

Pope's visit to stoke climate fight.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Pope Francis’s visit to the United States this fall will give him an important stage to push for climate change policies, in a year when global warming is shaping up to be a central issue both for the Vatican and Washington.
Categories: Ecological News

America’s fracking 'boom' is having its worst months ever.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
They threw a fracking party in Illinois, and hardly anyone showed up.
Categories: Ecological News

UK lawmakers panel calls for moratorium on shale gas fracking.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
A panel of U.K. lawmakers is calling for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas even as companies are applying for permits to start exploration work in the fledgling sector.
Categories: Ecological News

Obama, India’s Modi claim breakthrough on nuclear issues.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The two countries have reached a "breakthrough understanding" that would make it easier to invest in Indian nuclear power plants.
Categories: Ecological News

MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.
Categories: Ecological News

Wind power sets off revolt in Michigan’s Thumb.

Environmental Health News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Huron County has been the main test lab for Michigan’s expansion of wind power, but the experiment is setting off a revolt.
Categories: Ecological News

The EAC's plan for a 'fracking moratorium' in Britain doesn't go far enough

The Ecologist Magazine - 5 hours 33 min ago
The Environmental Audit Committee today calls for shale fracking in the UK to be 'put on hold', writes Paul Mobbs. But the EAC is missing an even more dangerous technology that the Infrastructure Bill would support - underground coal gasification.
Categories: Ecological News

Oxygenate your cells to avoid disease-causing inflammation - here's how

Natural News - 10 hours 24 min ago
(NaturalNews) In order for your body to produce the energy that you need to live, your cells must continually take in oxygen, a process that is largely dependent upon proper nutrient intake. Nutrient deficiencies can lead to poor oxygenation, which in turn can cause cell death, inflammation...

Consume more fiber and slash your mortality risk by 16 percent

Natural News - 10 hours 24 min ago
(NaturalNews) You've probably heard it or read it before: The importance of including high fiber foods in our diet. Most probably consider this is good for being "regular" with bowel movements, nothing more than that.But according to a recent epidemiological meta-analysis, it...

Curry - the health benefits of its common spices

Natural News - 10 hours 24 min ago
(NaturalNews) India is a country with over 1 billion people spread over five large regions. This population is incredibly diverse. Indians speak more than122 different languages and their cuisines vary greatly among the regions. Despite these differences, there is still something...

Health Ranger releases teaser photos of breakthrough Food Rising inventions to be launched in 30 days

Natural News - 10 hours 24 min ago
(NaturalNews) The Food Rising Revolution launches in about 30 days, unleashing the world's first non-profit, non-electric, home-based food and medicine production system based on 3D printable parts you can download for free.Today, I'm bringing you some teaser photos of some of...

Drowning in plastic.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:30
It will be difficult to explain to future generations how and why humanity decided to use the planet’s oceans as a dustbin for plastic, a material known for its durability. Perhaps we thought it magically evaporated.
Categories: Ecological News

‘Fifty miles out we could smell the pollution’: sailing amid the ocean litter.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:30
For the majority of landlubbers, the fact that the world’s oceans are clogging up with the detritus of a rampant consumer society can easily be ignored. For most, the watery expanses beyond our coastlines might just as well be another planet.
Categories: Ecological News

Meant to keep malaria out, mosquito nets are used to haul fish in.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:30
Across Africa, from the mud flats of Nigeria to the coral reefs off Mozambique, mosquito-net fishing is a growing problem, an unintended consequence of one of the biggest and most celebrated public health campaigns in recent years. The nets have helped save millions of lives, but scientists worry about the collateral damage: Africa’s fish.
Categories: Ecological News
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