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Prebiotics found to reduce body fat in overweight children

Natural News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 03:42
(Natural News) A new study published in Gastroenterology discussed a possible new tool in helping overweight or obese children shed off the unwanted pounds. According to the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), prebiotics can help reduce body fat in children by modifying their gut microbiota. “This is a well-designed trial that demonstrates how a prebiotic could potentially...

Breathing nanoparticles from combustion engines causes Alzheimer's disease... is this why so many city dwellers are losing their minds?

Natural News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 03:30
(Natural News) The precise mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease continue to baffle scientists, but a plethora of recent studies have been shedding some light on this mysterious ailment that kills more people each year than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined. Now, a new study has found that the cause of Alzheimer’s disease is “hiding in...

Advertisers now expertly manipulating gullible liberals to promote global corporate brands

Natural News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 03:27
(Natural News) In one of her most pathetic, embarrassing and cringe-worthy comments out on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton once told a crowd of fired up leftists that while she doesn’t know who created Pokémon GO, she was trying to figure out how to get voters to “Pokémon GO to the polls.” Clinton’s running mate,...

Thanks to Amazon merger, shopping at Whole Foods now means you hate America and support an evil globalist who publishes fake news

Natural News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 03:18
(Natural News) The recent buyout of Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion by global retail giant Amazon has many health-conscious folks worried about the possibility of major changes taking place at their favorite natural and organic grocer. And who’s to blame them, considering that Whole Foods will now be run by an evil globalist who...

Ecologist Special Report: Community Farm takes local council to High Court this Solstice

The Ecologist Magazine - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:09
A local food-production scheme, dedicated to conservation and sustainability in East Sussex, has been crowdfunding to finance the legal battle that will see it in the High Court today. The Crossing - a micro-farm providing affordable and pesticide free food for the surrounding Forest Row community - is taking its local council to the High Court to challenge a decision to turn down its application for planning permission and, say the petitioners, to fight for the rights of small food growers. MATTHEW NEWSOME reports
Categories: Ecological News

Collaboration and communication: how science and environmentalists can fight climate change together

The Ecologist Magazine - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:09
Whether from environmentalists, media or politicians science and its values are often under attack. In response, the scientific community has started a global Pro-Science Movement. Key agendas of the movement include environmental awareness and action on climate change, writes LUCY EJ WOODS
Categories: Ecological News

'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life’s data.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.
Categories: Ecological News

Map shows 'worst-case' flooding from contaminated Mill Creek power plant, ash pond in Louisville.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Valley Village resident wants LG&E to do more to let people who live in ash-pond flood zones know about their risks.
Categories: Ecological News

Saipan water contaminated with same chemical found on Guam.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation on Tuesday announced that customers in several villages on Saipan should not drink tap water or cook with it until the level of perfluoroocotane sulfonate in the water supply has dropped below health advisory levels.
Categories: Ecological News

200 scientists call for new restrictions on antimicrobial chemicals in personal-care products.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
The group has concerns about the impact of triclosan and triclocarban on the environment and on human health.
Categories: Ecological News

Replacement for worrisome flame retardants raises its own concerns.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Nudged to abandon one harmful flame resistant chemical compound, industry flocked to another that may be no better, and scientists are concerned.
Categories: Ecological News

Hunting for antibiotics in the world’s dirtiest places.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
“Compost bin. Pig trough. Dog-food bowl. Laptop keyboard.”
Categories: Ecological News

In Flint water crisis, could involuntary manslaughter charges actually lead to prison time?

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Similar cases of environmental disasters have not resulted in convictions, but there are reasons Flint could break the mold.
Categories: Ecological News

The unsustainable whiteness of green.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Environmental organizations aren’t diverse enough to build an effective movement - at a time when activism matters more than ever.
Categories: Ecological News

‘How do I know my tampons are safe?’: More women push for detailed labels on feminine care products.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
A measure introduced by Rep. Grace Meng (D-New York) would require manufacturers to list all ingredients on product labels.
Categories: Ecological News

Climate change talk, through youthful lens.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Let's Talk Climate PDX, a series of public forums, addresses how global warming affects young people.
Categories: Ecological News

Chemicals aren't people. They shouldn't be presumed innocent.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
The burden of proof should fall on those who seek to profit from the manufacture or use of the chemical.
Categories: Ecological News

Hundreds of scientists call for caution on anti-microbial chemical use.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
More than 200 scientists outline a broad range of concerns for triclosan and triclocarban and call for reduced use worldwide.
Categories: Ecological News

Environmentalists claim a win for Charlotte, N.C., drinking water.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Duke Energy has withdrawn its request to add a chemical compound at several of its coal-fired plants that curbs air pollution but appeared to have caused a 2015 spike in contaminants in Charlotte’s drinking water.
Categories: Ecological News

Hoosick Falls residents shocked by high PFOA test results.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:30
Residents were shocked Monday when the testing of sites contaminated with a toxic manufacturing chemical revealed levels significantly higher than originally reported.
Categories: Ecological News
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