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Air pollution seen costing trillions to save millions, IEA says.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
Air pollution will continue rising in the next decades unless nations around the world invest trillions in cleaner energy and emissions controls, the International Energy Agency said.
Categories: Ecological News

Shampoo bottles get nano-makeover to squeeze out every drop.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
Losing a bit of hair product might seem like a petty annoyance, but it’s actually a serious environmental problem.
Categories: Ecological News

Rio 2016: Dolphins threatened by toxic waters where sailing event to be held.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
Rio's Guanabara Bay is infamously filthy. Cariocas, as Rio residents are known, have steered clear of its calm waters for decades, preferring to swim in the city's cleaner ocean beaches.
Categories: Ecological News

Foes of oil terminal project greatly outnumber friends.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
A week before adjudication on a proposal to build the nation’s largest oil terminal begins, 18 organizations, from government agencies to tribes and environmental groups to the terminal’s developer, filed briefs with the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council defining their arguments.
Categories: Ecological News

Oakland proposes ban on coal handling — potentially derailing Utah port investment.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
A city-sponsored report predicts coal shipments and handling would degrade local air quality and undermine public health, effectively thwarting Utah's hopes of moving its coal through a proposed Bay Area deep-water port.
Categories: Ecological News

Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
The promise of good, blue-collar jobs in a depressed area is running headlong into environmental sensitivities as officials in Northern California consider a plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for Utah-mined coal heading to Asia.
Categories: Ecological News

China city shuts down waste burning plant over protests.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
The mayor of a city in central China made a rare public address calling of calm after thousands of people protested against a waste incineration project over fears it would damage the environment and residents' health.
Categories: Ecological News

Queensland approves all environmental activity applicants despite 'disqualifying events.'

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
An independent review has raised serious questions about the system for registering people and companies for sensitive environmental activities in Queensland.
Categories: Ecological News

Christchurch City Council to reduce use of potentially dangerous weedkiller.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
The Christchurch City Council is being applauded for drastically reducing its use of glyphosate, commonly sold as Roundup.
Categories: Ecological News

Peru state energy company reports Amazon oil spill.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
An oil spill in the Amazon region of Peru was detected on Friday night, state energy company Petroperu said in a statement on Saturday, adding that measures were being taken to fix the ruptured pipeline and to protect the environment.
Categories: Ecological News

Grassy Narrows First Nation to get results of Dryden, Ont. mill site mercury tests.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
A northern Ontario First Nation plagued by decades of mercury poisoning from a pulp and paper mill will get the results on Monday of a recent provincial government inspection of the mill site.
Categories: Ecological News

Vets struggle to win recognition, medical claims for illnesses.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
A month after Nicole Woxland’s husband, Wade, was diagnosed with what was thought to be a superficial cancer of the bladder, a doctor told the couple it was likely the former flight engineer had been exposed to something that caused his illness.
Categories: Ecological News

A yellow fever epidemic in Angola could turn into a global crisis.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 12 min ago
An urban epidemic in Angola has claimed hundreds of lives and severely strained stockpiles of the vaccine, which cannot be produced quickly enough to halt the disease’s spread across borders.
Categories: Ecological News

The power of redemptive anger

The Ecologist Magazine - 9 hours 13 min ago
People have been talking about some kind of 'progressive alliance' ever since the 2010 General Election, writes Jonathon Porritt. If ever there was a moment where such an alliance could start coming together, and start working out a game plan to transform our political prospects between now and 2020, this has to be it.
Categories: Ecological News

Help to get toxic chemicals banned from our towns, cities, streets and parks

The Ecologist Magazine - 10 hours 22 min ago
Last week, as the UK voted itself out of the European Union, Greenpeace called for another exit strategy - a glyphosate exit plan. Nick Mole from PAN UK explains how we can all get involved in a campaign to ban all pesticides - not just glyphosate - in our towns and cities
Categories: Ecological News

While you were distracted by BREXIT, Monsanto's puppets in the U.S. Senate announced a 'compromise' to outlaw GMO labeling laws nationwide

Natural News - 16 hours 12 min ago
(NaturalNews) While UK citizens were revolting en masse against bureaucratic rule in Europe, another cabal of prostituted lawmakers were busy plotting against American food consumers. According to this announcement from the United States Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry...

India's spice trade at risk, as pesticides and pathogens contaminate popular seasonings including turmeric, chili and pepper

Natural News - 16 hours 12 min ago
(NaturalNews) Pesticides are causing serious problems all over the world. Most pesticides and herbicides, once taken up by the body, go to war with the endocrine system, blocking the body's ability to regulate its own hormones. In India, these dangerous pesticides are beginning to...

75 percent of young or middle-aged terminal cancer patients subjected to painful and USELESS treatments during final days

Natural News - 16 hours 12 min ago
(NaturalNews) A new study found that up to 75 percent of young or middle-aged terminal cancer patients receive aggressive - but useless - treatments in the last 30 days before death, causing needless added pain and misery for those whom the cancer industry has already failed to cure...

STUDY FAIL: Scientists hoped to increase vaccine rates by publicizing side effects; instead people chose NOT to vaccinate

Natural News - 16 hours 12 min ago
(NaturalNews) In a recent study published in the journal Vaccine, researchers from the University of Missouri had hypothesized that directing people to information on vaccine side effect reports would reassure people that reported side effects are rare and may have nothing to do with...

Mother says pharmacists killed son by prescribing toxic dose of ADHD medication

Natural News - 16 hours 12 min ago
(NaturalNews) It's a shame to see so many kids put on horrific ADHD drugs that cause physical and psychological drug dependence. It's not just the drug itself that's damaging; it's the whole warped philosophy used to justify the drugging of children who won't pay attention or sit...
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