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Kickstarter campaign launched to develop Personal Drone Detection System

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) have a wide range of uses, some good, and some bad. The most nefarious use for drones is for targeted killing operations. The U.S. military now justifies their secret drone killings, arguing that a targeted killing of a U.S. citizen...

Five garden herbs to fight cancer

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) There are a number of reasons why a person might plant a garden. One of the most popular reasons for doing so is to have fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs to use in cooking and at the table. For many people, their thoughts for planting a garden rarely venture beyond...

Water contaminated with fracking chemicals disrupt human hormones

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Disrupting shale deep within the earth with millions of gallons of water brought into fracking sites mixed with toxic chemicals that remain secret is like playing survival roulette with local inhabitants and Mother Earth.The one federal law that could have inhibited...

Lab results reveal this truly superior source of probiotics

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) People are catching on to the fact that probiotics are an essential requirement for living a healthy life. With over 100 trillion bacteria in the body, the proper balance of these bacteria is paramount to good health. But what is the most superior source of probiotics...

Lead poisoning in children costs Michigan $330 million per year

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Lead poisoning is an expensive health, social and economic problem affecting 70 percent of Michigan's children and costing more than $300 million per year.A recently published report titled: "Economic Impact of Lead Exposure and Remediation in Michigan" by the University...

Oyster farmers battle for survival in Yorktown

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Yorktown, Virginia, where George Washington's decisive victory won American independence from the British, is the scene of the latest skirmish over property and farming rights. Eighty neighborhoods historically zoned agriculturally are being reviewed for rezoning at...

Diets lacking fresh, whole foods lead to multiple chronic diseases, study confirms

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that a nutritious diet is the key to living a healthy life; however, until now, scientists hadn't produced any studies directly linking poor nutrition to the development of multiple chronic diseases over time.Researchers from the University of Adelaide's...

Corporations taking over the world food supply via farmland monopolies

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Farmland, once managed by individual families and communities, is rapidly being taken over by corporations and converted into large, modern-day plantations. As the wealthiest corporations take over the ground, controlling the seed and the food, the livelihood of the...

Artichokes boost brain health, have other incredible health benefits

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month. Many foods deservedly stand in the healthy spotlight for their ability to help heal and keep the body functioning at optimal levels, and the artichoke is no different.Artichoke hearts, which are part of the Cynara...

Infectious disease encouraged to flood across border as Texas feels brunt of immigration wave

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The sea of humans that is streaming illegally into the United States at present has a lot more implications than just political, though that aspect of what is happening along the U.S. Southwest border is covered more frequently by the media than anything else.But...

Firearms business targeted for contrived bankruptcy due to controversial signs?

Natural News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) "I like my guns like Obama likes his voters: Undocumented.""Guns are cheap compared to Obamacare and have better coverage.""We like our guns locked up safe and secure like Obama's birth records."These are just a few of the messages that have been displayed...

The biotech industry’s assault on balanced journalism

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
GMO proponents pressuring Reuters to remove journalist who presents both sides of GMO debate
Categories: Ecological News

Non-GMO canola offers niche for Southeastern family farmers

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
A well-conceived, solidly executed business venture is flourishing in the southeastern US—bringing profits to 300 farmers throughout Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, South Carolina, Florida, and four other states.
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Scientist switches from developing GMOs to breeding organic cotton

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
Jane Dever developed GMOs at Bayer CropScience but now breeds organic cotton varieties at Texas A&M University’s AgriLife Research
Categories: Ecological News

'Overwhelming grassroots pressure' made GMO labeling happen in Vermont

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
Vermonters resent out of state pressure by big corporations
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Oregon counties ban plantings of GM crops

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
Voters in both Josephine County and Jackson County, Oregon overwhelmingly approved ballot measures to prohibit the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the counties.
Categories: Ecological News

GMO Labeling: Darkness and Light

Organic & Non-GMO Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 04:40
The Non-GMO Blog: Fifteen years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration conducted consumer focus groups on labeling genetically modified foods.
Categories: Ecological News

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

EarthEasy Blog - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 03:57
Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank is a post from: The Eartheasy Blog. © 2011 Eartheasy.com This article may not be republished without permission.

Categories: Ecological News

Beware the new ‘Breakthrough’ Transgenic Mosquitoes

Farm Wars - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 02:24
Transgenic female mosquitoes among the offspring would inject GM DNA and horizontally transfer it into people’s cells to shred their genomes.
Categories: Ecological News

The economic risks of climate change

ENN Climate - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 23:08
New independent report identifies challenges facing U.S. businesses and policymakers; describes strategies to avoid significant, unequally-spread economic disruptions. The American economy faces major risks from climate change, including damaging coastal storms, growing heat-related mortality, and declining labor productivity, according to an independent report released today by business, education and political leaders.
Categories: Ecological News
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