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Wal-Mart urges meat suppliers to curb antibiotic use.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals.
Categories: Ecological News

Wal-Mart encourages meat and egg suppliers to curb antibiotic use.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking its meat and egg suppliers to curb their use of antibiotics and offer animals more humane living conditions, inching into a tricky supply issue as Americans press for higher standards for what they eat.
Categories: Ecological News

The last thing Africa needs to be debating is GMOs.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Widening options to help farmers lift themselves out of poverty is, I think, about as honorable as work gets. Any attempt to narrow them is advocacy gone awry.
Categories: Ecological News

Women are suing Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Over the last few decades, some studies have suggested a possible link between talc and ovarian cancer.
Categories: Ecological News

Passaic River is reborn in New Jersey.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Despite polluted banks, a waterway is flowing wild again through postindustrial landscape.
Categories: Ecological News

Sri Lankan President orders to ban import of glyphosate with immediate effect.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced that the imports and release of the agrochemical Glyphosate will be banned with immediate effect. The release of already imported stocks is also barred.
Categories: Ecological News

Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.
Categories: Ecological News

Tens of thousands march worldwide against Monsanto and GM crops.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Tens of thousands of people marched in cities across the world on Saturday to protest against the American biotechnology giant Monsanto and its genetically modified crops and pesticides.
Categories: Ecological News

Groundwater contamination a growing problem in Los Angeles County wells.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Aquifers underneath the ground in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys have been polluted with industrial flows and dirty runoff.
Categories: Ecological News

Study shows breastfeeding protects babies from air pollution.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Breastfeeding children in their first four months helps protect them against air pollution from traffic and factories, a new study has found.
Categories: Ecological News

Free-range turkey debate could be reignited because of bird flu.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Some contend that poultry raised outdoors face less bird flu risk. That theory will be tested as the chicks will be released outdoors for the first time.
Categories: Ecological News

Beijing’s air is getting slightly better - here’s how and why.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
As decision day looms for host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, officials in the Chinese capital boasted this week that they were finally making progress in cleaning up their city's notoriously polluted air.
Categories: Ecological News

Santa Barbara County oil cleanup continues; pipeline may be dug up soon.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
A section of oil pipeline that ruptured and spilled thousands of gallons of crude along the Santa Barbara County coast could be dug up by the end of the holiday weekend, authorities said, giving them the first opportunity to determine what caused the break.
Categories: Ecological News

Interior warns USDA of water impacts from major south rim development.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Plans to build major commercial and residential complexes on the south rim of the Grand Canyon could imperil the park's springs and undermine the United States' conservation commitments under an international treaty.
Categories: Ecological News

La Cañada Flintridge buys recycled water to save trees during drought.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
Hoping to save trees on street medians after new state rules banned using potable water to irrigate them, La Cañada Flintridge is securing truckloads of recycled water from the city of Glendale to get the job done.
Categories: Ecological News

BP would need to bring equipment from Texas to contain South Australia oil spill.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
BP’s attempts to halt any oil spill from planned drilling off South Australia’s coast would depend on transporting recovery equipment from Houston, Texas, internal documents have revealed.
Categories: Ecological News

Stronger regulation of toxic chemicals.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
The measures to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, though an improvement, are not sufficient.
Categories: Ecological News

Decision time on the Hudson.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 19:30
If G.E. doesn’t complete the environmental cleanup job it has skillfully begun, a remarkable opportunity will be squandered.
Categories: Ecological News

Preparedness Pop Quiz: If you score less than 20 points on this, you're probably already dead

Natural News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) At the risk of committing a horrible "truth crime" by writing words that ring true, I've penned this Preparedness Pop Quiz to help people figure out whether they have a shot at surviving what's coming.This is not presented with any sliver of an attempt at being polite...

Preparedness Pop Quiz: If you score less than 20 points on this, you're probably already dead

Natural News - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) At the risk of committing a horrible "truth crime" by writing words that ring true, I've penned this Preparedness Pop Quiz to help people figure out whether they have a shot at surviving what's coming.This is not presented with any sliver of an attempt at being polite...
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