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FDA-approved anti-seizure medication causes 90 percent of skin to "MELT OFF" a 26-year-old graduate student

Natural News - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 02:19
(Natural News) If you want to know just how dangerous Big Pharma’s toxic drugs really are, the headline photo for this story reveals the before and after status of a 26-year-old Georgia student whose skin was 90% “melted off” after using a GlaxoSmithKline anti-seizure medication, according to her own testimony. The woman joins many others who...

Brazil: Amazon's Indians, rainforest under attack

The Ecologist Magazine - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 23:54
Attacks on Amazon Indians and on their land rights are threatening vital areas of rainforest, writes Jan Rocha. Meanwhile FUNAI, the agency responsible for safeguarding indigenous tribes is being forced to withdraw from key conflict zones due to underfunding, while Indians' attempts to assert their rights are met with state violence.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump's National Monument order could open 2.7 million acres to oil, gas, coal

The Ecologist Magazine - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 23:26
President Trump's recent executive order could open an area of America's most precious landscapes bigger than Yellowstone to oil drilling and coal mining, write Lawrence Carter & Joe Sandler Clarke. The 27 monuments 'under review' harbour huge volumes of oil, gas and coal: just what's needed to fuel Trump's vision of fossil fuel-led development - never mind the cost to scenery, wildlife, historic sites and indigenous cultures.
Categories: Ecological News

Innovative Swedish Mall Embraces the Circular Economy

EarthEasy Blog - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 23:25

What do you get when you cross a shopping mall with a recycling center? This town decided to find out.

The post Innovative Swedish Mall Embraces the Circular Economy appeared first on Eartheasy Blog.

Categories: Ecological News

Wireless devices - The unspoken truth

Natural News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 23:23
(Natural News) Wireless technology seems to be everywhere these days – everything from cell phones, iPads, laptops and even baby monitors – emitting ultra-high frequencies that differ (greatly) from conventional 60-Hz frequency. According to naturopath David Getoff, 3 percent of the population currently suffers from hyperelectrosensitivity – a life of pain no one should have...

No Seed... No Food

The Ecologist Magazine - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 20:31
With the diversity of food crops falling dramatically and just three giant corporations controlling over 75 per cent of the global seed supply, it's no wonder people feel disconnected from their food. LAURA BRIGGS learns more about a new UK Seed Co-operative which aims to redress the balance
Categories: Ecological News

How illegal gold mining relates to the spread of malaria.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
New social science research shows that there is a correlation between illegal gold mining and the spread of malaria. We explore why this might be the case.
Categories: Ecological News

Bid to revoke Obama-era methane rules fails in U.S. Senate.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
In a blow to administration efforts to free the oil and gas industry from Obama-era environmental rules, a Senate resolution to revoke a rule to limit leaks and flaring of methane from oil and gas production on federal lands fell short of votes 49-51 on Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Critics say Minnesota omnibus bill sets back clean energy.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Clean energy and environmental advocates are concerned that several provisions in a Minnesota Jobs and Energy Omnibus bill would shift power from experts to legislators and potentially kill jobs in a growing sector.
Categories: Ecological News

Location a bigger influence than race for children in public housing.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
A new study finds that the neighborhood where children in public housing live impacts their life outcomes in more significant ways than race does.
Categories: Ecological News

Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who weren’t victimized by other kids, a U.S. study suggests.
Categories: Ecological News

What broke the Safe Drinking Water Act?

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
There's perchlorate in this reservoir. Here's why Washington isn't doing anything about it.
Categories: Ecological News

Puerto Rico has worst drinking water violation rate.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has the worst rate of drinking water violations of any U.S. jurisdiction, with dangerous contaminants ranging from lead to disinfectants to coliform bacteria, an environmental group said Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Infant mortality and malaria soar in Venezuela, according to government data.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Venezuela's infant mortality rose 30 percent last year, maternal mortality shot up 65 percent and cases of malaria jumped 76 percent.
Categories: Ecological News

People who were "fat shamed" as kids are more likely to be obese as adults.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
The effect is especially pronounced for women.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA to test for toxic vapors in northern Michigan homes.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon be contacting residents in a Petoskey neighborhood near an underground chemical contamination site to check their homes for the presence of possible hazardous vapors.
Categories: Ecological News

Radioactive railcars? Here's what's happening at the Hanford nuclear waste site.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
A tunnel collapse at U.S. site in Washington state prompted fears spreading contamination.
Categories: Ecological News

Greater total pollution exposure tied to higher cancer risk.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Living in areas with higher total exposures to harmful pollutants in the air, water and land is associated with greater odds of developing cancer, a U.S. study suggests.
Categories: Ecological News

Waste plant pollutants put Detroit area at risk.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
A new, $143 million facility converting Detroit sewage waste into marketable fertilizer is polluting the area's air with too much sulfur dioxide.
Categories: Ecological News

Cholera compounds suffering in a Yemen torn by war.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:30
Aid groups warn of alarming increases in the number cholera cases afflicting Yemen, where the health system has been rendered dysfunctional by the fighting.
Categories: Ecological News
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