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Sea level rise in coastal Bangladesh.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Growing sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
Categories: Ecological News

Paris climate targets to cost Asia $300 billion a year, but will help save lives: Research.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Developing economies in Asia will have to spend $300 billion a year until 2050 to meet targets set by the Paris climate deal, but can expect to save thousands of lives and avoid worsening poverty if they shift to low-carbon growth, research showed on Tuesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Toxic emissions surged after AGL acquired Bayswater coal-fired power plant.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Toxic emissions from the power plant that made AGL Australia’s largest carbon polluter surged in the year the gas company acquired it, commonwealth figures reveal.
Categories: Ecological News

Is it healthy? FDA wants to know what you think.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The Food and Drug Administration wants to know what you think "healthy" should mean when it's on a food label.
Categories: Ecological News

92 percent of the world live with dangerous pollution: World Health Organisation.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
A WHO report said an estimated 3 million deaths each year were linked to outdoor air pollution, adding that figures rose to 6.5 million deaths in 2012 - accounting for more than 10 per cent globally - when indoor pollution figures were included.
Categories: Ecological News

The more we learn about air pollution, the worse it gets.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
A new WHO report finds that 92 percent of people live in places with dangerously poor air quality.
Categories: Ecological News

Flint aid overtakes debate over spending, WRDA bill.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The White House last night did not quite issue a veto threat against the House's Water Resources Development Act reauthorization but did urge lawmakers to beef up the bill, including with aid to Flint, Mich.
Categories: Ecological News

Contradicting state officials, Houston residents support air pollution reduction efforts.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
If you are concerned about climate change, then you'll likely be following court proceedings this week regarding the Clean Power Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency's most ambitious plan to date to reduce greenhouse gases.
Categories: Ecological News

L.A. County wants health impact study of Porter Ranch gas leak and Exide battery plant pollution.

Environmental Health News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors directed the health department Tuesday to start planning a study of the possible health impacts associated with a massive natural gas leak and a shuttered battery recycling plant that over decades spewed toxic pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

Zika Hoax: 12,000 women infected with Zika, all gave birth to healthy babies

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) Evidence that the Zika virus causes birth defects is weak at best, as most studies linking the two are based on "epidemiological statistics, not rigorous scientific studies of cause and effect," as the Health Ranger observed in recent months.The U.S. Centers for...

Even doctors are scared, advising against new 'needleless' flu vaccine

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) When medical doctors begin warning about the uselessness of certain vaccines, it becomes clear that the vaccine was never proven effective in clinical trials to begin with. If the vaccines in question were never proven effective before being rushed to market, then wouldn't...

City dwellers' brains are contaminated by industrial pollution

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) When brain tissue samples were taken from over three dozen people who had lived in the industrial cities of Manchester and Mexico City, researchers found something very peculiar, unlike anything they had studied before. The city dwellers' brains all had something in...

'Sick building syndrome' causing workers to suffer from headaches, sore throats and troubled breathing

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) Working in an office has its downsides. For one, it leads to a sedentary lifestyle, which increases the risk for certain cancers and cardiovascular disease, as well as obesity, anxiety and depression. But working indoors all days may also cause other health problems...

CDC study shows that vaccines cause food allergies

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) Although many people are aware of the link between vaccines and cases of autism in children, what's not so commonly known is the fact that vaccines also cause food allergies – and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has even corroborated the link in one of their...

EPA and Monsanto covered up glyphosate-cancer connection for decades

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) For at least 35 years Monsanto and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knew about the cancer-causing abilities of glyphosate-containing herbicides. Nonetheless, they chose to cover it up, putting you, your family and millions of Americans at risk.Monsanto...

Prescription nightmare! Fluorinated drugs used for anxiety and depression cross the blood-brain barrier, cause permanent nerve damage

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) The fluoride you find in most U.S. drinking water comes from adding a fluorine compound, usually sodium fluoride, sodium fluorosilicate or fluorosilicic acid. Both fluoride and fluorine are toxic to humans, and aren't just found in public water, but also in products...

FDA launches app competition to fight opioid overdoses; avoids real issues associated with Big Pharma

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is sponsoring a competition between web developers to design an app to fight opioid overdoses.But is it just a scheme designed to distract attention from the real problem: that Big Pharma &#8211...

Oil company stops fracking after over two years of debates, hearings on environmental damage

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) In 2014, the term "fracking" was unfamiliar to many residents of St. Tammany Parish. But, over the last two and a half years, the oil drilling project planned for the parish has gained enough notoriety that it's now a household word.Helis Oil & Gas Co.'s fracking...

Blue Bell recalls ice cream for possible deadly listeria contamination

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) A voluntary recall has just been issued for two flavors of Blue Bell ice cream out of concern about possible contamination with listeria. The recall is being instituted out of an abundance of caution in cooperation with the FDA.The problem has been traced to a cookie...

The EpiPen pricing scandal continues, as questions arise regarding possible Medicaid fraud

Natural News - 12 hours 43 min ago
(NaturalNews) The scope of the EpiPen pricing scandal continues to widen, with new questions arising regarding antitrust violations, Medicaid fraud and collusion with state education boards.EpiPen is an epinephrine injection device that has been marketed by drug company Mylan...
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