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Fluoride - less Is still far too much

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Guess what? The nice folks charged with taking care of everyone have finally decided we were getting too much fluoride. The U.S. Public Health Service changed our drinking water standards for the first time since 1962.The previously agreed upon level of fluoride...

Kentucky cops invade home without warrant, kidnap children, brutalize pregnant mom, all from anonymous complaint

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Did a Facebook "un-friending" lead to the abduction of ten homeschooled Kentucky children by the local sheriff's department? No one knows for sure at this point, but given the fact that the family has yet to be told what prompted the Breckinridge County Sheriff's Department...

Foods that cause inflammation and how to avoid them

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Foods that feed Candida cause inflammation by feeding Candida, but these and many other foods cause inflammation in other ways, too. Some foods have natural, and naturally beneficial inflammatory properties, like many omega 6 fats. But these fats are not "bad," they...

212,000 Greeks appeal for humanitarian crisis relief as collapsing economy leads to bank bail-ins

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Hundreds of thousands of Greek citizens are appealing for humanitarian assistance from the international community as the country's economic condition plunges further into the abyss.As reported by Zero Hedge, citing statistics compiled by Keep Talking Greece, in...

Duke Energy required to pay $102-million penalty for illegally polluting North Carolina's rivers with coal ash

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In yet another example of blatant disregard for our environment and its inhabitants, Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the U.S., has been ordered to pay a $102-million penalty after it was found guilty of polluting North Carolina's rivers.As...

UK's Prime Minister declares government should control citizens' lives, political activities even if they obey the law

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In the age of Barack Obama, big corporate banks, militarized police and the surveillance state, the world's Western leaders -- those who have been responsible for all of the above -- appear ready to make their final push towards authoritarianism.Early on, they made...

Why the politically connected media elite are immune from criminal prosecution in America

Natural News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Many Americans have heard of the term "diplomatic immunity," a form of legal immunity that guarantees that foreign diplomats are given safe passage in our country and generally not susceptible to lawsuits or prosecution (although they can be expelled).Also, under...

Once-stable Antarctic glaciers have suddenly started melting

The Ecologist Magazine - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 22:45
A dramatic shift has taken place in the glaciers of the southern Antarctic peninsula, writes Bert Wouters. Six years ago these previously stable bodies suddenly stated shedding 60 cubic kilometres of ice per year into the ocean. A stark warning of further surprises to come?
Categories: Ecological News

Fighting pollution from microbeads used in soaps and creams.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Stiv Wilson is not much of an exfoliator. Mr. Wilson, a 42-year-old environmental advocate, lives on a sailboat, wears flip-flops and doesn't care much for personal care products like fancy creams and moisturizers.
Categories: Ecological News

School bus pollution is dangerous, and efforts to control it are still uneven.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
The federal government says diesel exhaust likely causes lung cancer, asthma attacks, chronic bronchitis and heart disease. Yet millions of children ride school buses powered by diesel fuel — and stand in lines next to idling buses nearly every day for months.
Categories: Ecological News

Ex-Freedom Industries officials indicted on new charge.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Two former Freedom Industries executives have been arraigned on a second superseding indictment stemming from a massive chemical spill last January.
Categories: Ecological News

Oil industry pushing for carbon tax in Alberta.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
The biggest players in Canada's oil and gas industry are urging Alberta's government to step up its environmental policies and introduce a carbon tax.
Categories: Ecological News

Boom to protect Breton wildlife refuge as platform continues to burn.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Fire on an oil platform off Louisiana's coast has forced the evacuation of 28 workers Friday, but no one was injured.
Categories: Ecological News

Special Report: The war on big food.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Major packaged-food companies lost $4 billion in market share alone last year, as shoppers swerved to fresh and organic alternatives. Can the supermarket giants win you back?
Categories: Ecological News

EU dropped pesticide laws due to US pressure over TTIP, documents reveal.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
EU moves to regulate hormone-damaging chemicals linked to cancer and male infertility were shelved following pressure from US trade officials over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal.
Categories: Ecological News

U.S. must take steps to preserve pollinators.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Maryland beekeepers have suffered about as much as those of any state in the nation. A recent survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that Free State beekeepers lost nearly 61 percent of their colonies over the past year.
Categories: Ecological News

Ban microbeads in New York.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Since last year, New York's Legislature has worked to pass a bill that would prohibit the distribution and sale of personal cosmetic products containing microbeads less than 5 millimeters in size. The bill, Microbead-Free Waters Act, passed the Assembly in April.
Categories: Ecological News

Five ways to stop the threat to global health from climate change.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Five years ago, the first Lancet Commission called climate change "the biggest global health threat of the 21st century". The second report of the Commission, published on Saturday 23 May 2015, raises the stakes higher still. Current greenhouse-gas emissions-projections, and consequent climate change, pose an unacceptably high and potentially catastrophic risk to human health, the Commission reports.
Categories: Ecological News

Saudi oil minister: 'Fossil fuels doomed, we're switching to solar.'

Environmental Health News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:30
Saudi Arabia's oil minister has said the country will switch its energy focus to solar power as the nation envisages an end to fossil fuels, possibly around 2040-2050, Reuters reports.
Categories: Ecological News

600,000 Americans each consume more than $50,000 worth of pharmaceuticals annually, shocking analysis finds

Natural News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The real drug addicts in America today aren't out on the street begging for spare change; they're driving their children to soccer games, working in corporate offices, playing bingo in nursing homes, and attending church services weekly. Regular, everyday citizens, it...
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