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Starbucks launches TOXIC Unicorn Frappuccino in effort to stay relevant

Natural News - 9 hours 56 min ago
(Natural News) A potentially toxic craze is spreading like wildfire across the internet, and in an attempt to stay relevant, Starbucks has jumped on the bandwagon. So-called “unicorn food,” which is trending across social media, is any food item that has been made super colorful by the addition of food dye, marshmallows or naturally colorful...

Whole Foods to place satellite markets inside Target stores?

Natural News - 10 hours 7 min ago
(Natural News) Will setting up shop in Target be what saves Whole Foods from its dramatic decline? One analyst from Bernstein, a prominent investment firm, certainly seems to think so. The recommendation to abandon the opening of stand-alone stores, and transition to satellite markets within Target, comes on the heels of Whole Food’s “worst sales...

Get out in the field and learn survival now – because you can’t do it “on the job”

Natural News - 10 hours 8 min ago
(Natural News) For most people, it takes quite a bit of time to get set up as a prepper. Between learning about and obtaining the right gear, growing food and figuring out what to put in a bug out bag, nothing happens overnight. But far too many preppers just go through the motions of prepping...

Deadly cruise missile sub arrives in South Korea as U.S. plans ICBM test and North Korea gets a warning from China

Natural News - 10 hours 11 min ago
(Natural News) One of the most powerful weapons in the U.S. Navy’s arsenal has arrived in a South Korean port as an aircraft carrier battle group steams towards waters off North Korea. Pyongyang has also recently been given a warning from its sole ally that it’s about to cross a line from which there is...

California hospital fined after taking out a woman's ovaries by accident

Natural News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:09
(Natural News) A hospital in California is being sued for the accidental removal of a woman’s ovaries. The Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, Calif., has been fined $47,450 by health officials, reported Catherine Ho of Doctors at Sequoia were supposed to remove the patient’s appendix, fallopian tubes, and uterus during surgery in February 2016;...

Study on prostate cancer treatment options reveals how ALL medical interventions devastate quality of life for men (and why prevention is better)

Natural News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:08
(Natural News) All prostate cancer treatments negatively impact the quality of life in male patients, a recent study showed. As part of the study, researchers pooled data from the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite and examined nearly 6,000 prostate cancer patients. The research team found that that sexual function was the most affected area in men’s...

PETITION: Help pressure the USDA to test food for deadly glyphosate herbicide

Natural News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:06
(Natural News) Last year, the USDA was working with the EPA and FDA on plans to start testing samples of corn syrup for glyphosate residue this April, but now it appears that they have had a change of heart. Under the plan, the USDA would have looked at more than 300 samples of corn syrup...

Vaccine skepticism is rooted in rational science, while vaccine zealotry is pushed under the "cult of scientism"

Natural News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:50
(Natural News) Ever notice how every attack on so-called “anti-vaxxers” (a demeaning medical slur, the equivalent of the “N word” in science) begins with the assumption that they must be completely crazy? That’s a tactic. It’s designed to dismiss the rational science behind vaccine skepticism, even as the evidence keeps mounting that toxic vaccine ingredients...

To conserve tropical forests and wildlife, protect the rights of people who rely on them

The Ecologist Magazine - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:45
Who are the best guardians of forests and other wild places? Governments? Conservation NGOs? Corporations? No, writes Prakash Kashwan, it's the indigenous peoples who have lived in harmony with their environment for millennia. But to be able do so, they must first be accorded rights to their historic lands and resources, both in law and in practice. Among the countries leading the way, Mexico. Among the laggards, Kenya and India.
Categories: Ecological News

Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden

EarthEasy Blog - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:34
This ‘fruity’ vegetable is absurdly easy to grow.
Categories: Ecological News

Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions

The Ecologist Magazine - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:52
The world must drastically reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, writes Simon Redfern - and we can't do it by cutting emissions alone. But we could we do it 'nature's way', using volcanic rocks and mining wastes that naturally soak up CO2 from the atmosphere and ocean, and turn it into harmless forms like limestone and dissolved bicarbonate.
Categories: Ecological News

Fracking kills newborn babies - polluted water likely cause.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
A new study in Pennsylvania shows that fracking is strongly related to increased mortality in young babies.
Categories: Ecological News

Concerns explode over new health risks of vaping.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Researchers link e-cigs to wounds that won’t heal and ‘smoker’s cough’ in teens.
Categories: Ecological News

More's Lake might return to its former glory after years of sitting filled with ash.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
The coal-filled train cars stopped coming, but the 90,000 cubic yards of ash that sat at the bottom of More's Lake remained.
Categories: Ecological News

Air pollution levels in Toronto subways highest among country's 3 major rapid transit systems.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Toronto's subway stations and trains had the highest levels of air pollution of Canada's three major rapid transit systems, a newly released study co-authored by a university engineering professor has found.
Categories: Ecological News

Listen: Mother and son fight for environmental justice.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Like many teens who grew up in Barrio Logan, Francisco Martinez, 19, suffers from asthma.
Categories: Ecological News

Fat rats, slow sperm, and unhealthy bacteria.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Bottom line for all of us: Store your food in glass containers, stop buying water in plastic bottles and eat organic whenever possible.
Categories: Ecological News

Is California’s toxic waste regulator letting oversight slide?

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Critics accuse the state's Department of Toxic Substances Control of being indifferent to the public, cozy with polluters and slow in enforcing regulations.
Categories: Ecological News

Argentinian judge leads inquiry that could shut down Canadian mine.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
After a third toxic cyanide spill, a federal judge in Buenos Aires is considering a shutdown of Barrick Gold's Veladero gold mine. But it's not a straightforward case.
Categories: Ecological News

That perfect, toxic lawn: American suburbs and 2,4-D.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Originally developed as a chemical weapon, this weedkiller can be found in garages across America.
Categories: Ecological News
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