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Old N.J. steel mill could become world's largest vertical farm .

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:30
AeroFarms is one of several companies creating new ways to grow indoors year-round to solve problems like the drought out West, frost in the South or other unfavorable conditions affecting farmers. The company is in the process of building what an industry group says is the world’s largest commercial vertical farm at the site of an old steel mill in New Jersey’s largest city.
Categories: Ecological News

Get the lead out of Oregon’s school water.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:30
Lead contamination from one school faucet in the Salem-Keizer School District was worse than in Flint, Michigan — the city whose lead-tainted water launched a national outcry., Lead contamination from one school faucet in the Salem-Keizer School District was worse than in Flint, Michigan - the city whose lead-tainted water launched a national outcry.
Categories: Ecological News

Zika: The millennials’ S.T.D.?

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:30
I am a millennial; half my peers are single and on Tinder, half are getting ready to start families. I'm also a scientist, working toward a master's degree in bioethics. And I am more and more worried about Zika.
Categories: Ecological News

Nicholas Kristof: This land is my land (and yours, too!)

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:30
Not to boast, but that image is me enjoying a pristine alpine lake I own in the California Sierras. It's property so valuable that Bill Gates could never buy it. Yet it's mine.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump’s anti-science campaign.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:30
Over the past few months, we’ve seen Donald Trump lower, again and again, the bar for political discourse. All the while, though, he’s been lowering the scientific bar, too.
Categories: Ecological News

CHEMICAL WARFARE RED ALERT: Zika panic DEET chemical part of a brain damaging binary weapon being carpet bombed across America's cities

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) With every ignorant news organization across America now pushing Americans to slather their skin with DEET chemicals as a defense against Zika mosquitoes, there's something every American needs to know: DEET is one chemical component of a binary chemical weapon system...

Dr. Drew turns whistleblower on Hillary Clinton's failing health

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist and TV personality, Dr. Drew Pinsky, recently made headlines after commenting on the declining health of Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, and the inadequate medical care she appears to be receiving...

Obamacare system in 'insurance death spiral' warns Texas Governor; total implosion now inevitable

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) He may not be a physician or corporate insurance executive, but Texas Gov. Greg Abbot is astute enough to understand a failing business model – and government policy – when he sees one.Commenting on health insurance giant Aetna's recent decision to pull...

New clothes dryer uses sound to dry clothes instead of heat, using 70% less energy

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Much of the technology we use in our daily lives was developed during a time when energy was cheap and seemingly limitless.Nowadays, we realize that there are not only limits to fossil fuel-based power – which is still the primary source of electricity for...

Back to school shots: How your child is being programmed

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Many parents already know that it is common practice for health departments, schools, and insurance companies to offer prizes to children and their families for being vaccinated. These programs have been implemented across the country and are designed to boost vaccination...

Asthma and allergies are less common among Amish children because of exposure to animal microbes, scientists say

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Many have speculated about the causes behind the exceptional health outcomes in the Amish community, where autoimmune disease, allergies, asthma and other chronic health conditions are virtually nonexistent. One formidable explanation is that the Amish don't vaccinate...

How Zika-fighting pesticides are accelerating the honeybee collapse

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) As expected, the government is responding to the ongoing Zika threat in typical reactionary form, calling for aerial chemicals to be blasted across our skies in an attempt to carpet-bomb the living daylights out of all mosquitoes. But based on what's known about these...

Mainstream media in credibility collapse: In bid to destroy Trump, they have destroyed themselves!

Natural News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) One of the most remarkable observations of our time is how the things we've been saying in the independent media for years are now becoming mainstream.Case in point: Today's op-ed piece by Michael Goodwin of the New York Post sounds almost exactly like something...

Can the EPA clean up one of America’s most toxic rivers?

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
For generations, it served as an engine of northern New Jersey’s industrial corridor. And for generations, it was polluted by the factories along its banks, which dumped chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides into increasingly murky water. “New Jersey’s biggest crime scene,” former Newark mayor Cory Booker has called it.
Categories: Ecological News

Sewage floods likely to rise.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
Sewer systems in many cities, stressed by age and growing populations, will spew more raw refuse into the streets during heavy rains.
Categories: Ecological News

Louisiana flood: Worst US disaster since Hurricane Sandy, Red Cross says.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
The catastrophic flood devastating Louisiana is now the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy four years ago, the Red Cross said.
Categories: Ecological News

VIDEO: Killing the Colorado.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
The Discovery Channel produced this documentary based on the reporting of ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten.
Categories: Ecological News

In Florida, pregnant women cover up and stay inside amid Zika fears .

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
Amanda Paradiz is 16 weeks pregnant, and she has a mission: to get through her entire pregnancy without a single mosquito bite.
Categories: Ecological News

Facing rising seas, Bangladesh confronts the consequences of climate change.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
When a powerful storm destroyed her riverside home in 2009, Jahanara Khatun lost more than the modest roof over her head. In the aftermath, her husband died and she became so destitute that she sold her son and daughter into bonded servitude. And she may lose yet more.
Categories: Ecological News

CDC issues Zika travel warning for Miami Beach after mayor says "no Zika outbreak" there.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 19:30
Just 14 hours after Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine stood in front of reporters and said there was "no Zika outbreak in Miami Beach," Gov. Rick Scott announced in a press conference today that five locally transmitted Zika cases had been identified in the city's highest-traffic tourist area.
Categories: Ecological News
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