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East Chicago residents say Pruitt made no commitments.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
Community members who sat down with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Wednesday said he listened to their concerns about lead in their water and soil but made no commitments.
Categories: Ecological News

Am I consuming BPA?

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
BPA can act to mimic the hormone estrogen, due to its similarity in shape and chemical composition and is now classified as a general endocrine disruptor.
Categories: Ecological News

'The ocean is boiling': The complete oral history of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
On January 28th, 1969, crude oil and gas erupted from a platform off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. Alarm over the disaster reverberated around the world, energizing the nascent environmental movement and leading to a slew of legislative changes.
Categories: Ecological News

New report finds cleaner air for many, but not all.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
The American Lung Association, which tracks air quality in the United States, says the Clean Air Act is working.
Categories: Ecological News

How you can help save the declining global bumblebee population.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
Record your bumblebee sightings! Build a nesting box! Plant native flowers and support organic, pesticide-free agriculture!
Categories: Ecological News

New evidence in France of harm from epilepsy drug valproate.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
A drug given to pregnant women for epilepsy and bipolar disorder caused "serious malformations" in up to 4,100 children, a French study suggests.
Categories: Ecological News

ICYMI: In America, owning your own land doesn’t mean you can stop oil companies from ruining it.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
Polluted groundwater put these Wyoming farmers’ livelihoods at risk. They found out the hard way that what happens below their property is legally none of their business.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump EPA plots path to Scalia-inspired regulation.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
The Trump administration laid out its vision yesterday for lining up federal Clean Water Act oversight with the views expressed by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Categories: Ecological News

Elephants are conscious beings with BODY awareness, new experiments reveal... are they smarter than humans?

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:30
(Natural News) “Dumbo” may be a misnomer. Elephants may be more intelligent than we thought — and trust us,  we already thought very highly of these gentle giants. A team from Cambridge University said in a new study that elephants have high levels of self-awareness; an ability that doesn’t develop in human children until at...

14 Blatant lies about psychotropic drugs the FDA teaches medical students

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:25
(Natural News) Just because someone holds the title of a “professor” does not necessarily mean that everything that they teach their students is based in fact. Below is a list of 14 lies that are taught in medical school to med students as pointed out by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tests all...

Eating clean, unprocessed foods is now a dangerous "cult," declares idiotic mainstream media (with a little help from the dirty diary industry)

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:08
(Natural News) As more people are turning their back to dairy and other processed foods, the National Osteoporosis Society, subsidized by the milk industry, has now declared clean eating to be a dangerous “cult” and “ticking time bomb” that could leave young people with weak bones. For decades, the milk industry has made us believe...

Scientists: You really can improve your memory with magnets

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:07
(Natural News) Non-invasive brain stimulation using magnets can improve auditory memory and could, in the future, treat neurocognitive challenges associated with conditions like Alzheimer’s or brain injury. A new study published in Neuron found that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can manipulate theta waves in the brain, specifically auditory memory. Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute...

The stench of political corruption rises as hog farmers get a free pass to pollute

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:59
(Natural News) In the state of North Carolina, a total of 541 residents are currently suing Smithfield Foods’ subsidiary Murphy-Brown over the alleged use of liquid swine waste by hog farmers. According to the suits, the spray attracts flies, causes strong odors and other problems. But on Monday, the state passed House Bill 467, which...

Monsanto kills bill that would allow Oregon farmers to sue over cross-pollination

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:42
(Natural News) While some states and counties in the US are making moves to encourage food freedom and stop the use of toxic herbicides and pesticides, citizens in other areas of the country are fighting for their voices to be heard. Take Oregon, for example.  Senate Bill 1037 would have restored counties’ rights to protect...

10 High-yield vegetables you should be growing this year

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:41
(Natural News) According to experts, combining the principles of biointensive gardening and square-foot gardening may help gardeners achieve good harvest despite the limited garden space. An article in has listed 10 high-yield crops to grow this year to maximize the limited space. 10 high-yield vegetables you can grow in small spaces Leaf lettuce – Leaf lettuce varieties such...

The anti-free speech Left claims another victim – or not – as Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite event cancellation

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:39
(Natural News) To liberals, no one is more vile and divisive than right-leaning pundit, author and lawyer Ann Coulter. To conservatives, few other public figures are seen as such vociferous defenders of liberty, justice and constitutional principles. So it only makes sense in today’s super-charged political discourse that a major hero of the Right would...

PURE EVIL: How Google steals content, crushes small publishers and monopolizes the internet for profit

Natural News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:30
(Natural News) If you don’t yet realize how Google has become the most EVIL corporation in the world, check out this article from which reveals how Google steals content from small publishers, crushes their revenue, puts them out of business and monopolizes the internet. The article, entitled, “Google is a monopoly — and it’s...

How the Ancient Art of Rhetoric Can Help Defend Science

Yes! Magazine - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:30
Climate scientists are learning how to choose their words carefully in response to inaccurate but emotive imagery.
Categories: Ecological News

After the March for Science, Keep Moving

Yes! Magazine - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:30
This weekend’s march is a start. A climate scientist urges us to follow through in our personal lives as well as in our community.
Categories: Ecological News

Earth Day: A Grassroots Moment that Sparked a Movement

Ecology Today - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:54

By VOA News

This 2010 Earth Day video is just as relevant in 2017.
Happy Earth Day.

Categories: Ecological News
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