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Nonprofit receives EPA grant to make nail salons 'healthy.'

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:30
A San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit has received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to make nail salons healthier.
Categories: Ecological News

Google, Apple, Facebook race towards 100% renewable energy target.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:30
A global campaign to promote 100% renewable energy use in the business world means more Silicon Valley giants are now investing in solar and wind electricity.
Categories: Ecological News

Protesters' win 'a wakeup call' for other pipeline projects.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:30
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe scored a temporary victory in its fight against the Dakota Access pipeline Sunday when the Obama administration said it was denying a permit.
Categories: Ecological News

Los Angeles Supervisor Kuehl appointed to air quality board, ending GOP control of smog rules.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:30
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed liberal Democrat Sheila Kuehl to replace conservative Republican Michael D. Antonovich on Southern California’s air quality board Tuesday, ending GOP control over the panel and potentially shifting it back toward stricter regulation of polluters.
Categories: Ecological News

Responding to populism: we need more politics in energy, not less!

The Ecologist Magazine - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 19:09
To secure the clean energy transformation for the long term we must get the good news out there, writes Natalie Bennett - driving forward a popular movement for warm, comfortable homes, affordable fuel bills, community renewables and thriving local economies.
Categories: Ecological News

Vitamin C can help reduce toxic levels of lead in the blood

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:41
(NaturalNews) Vitamin C provides many health benefits and it is used by the body in many different ways. For example, your body uses vitamin C to form collagen. According to the NIH, vitamin C is also used in the creation of skin, ligaments,tendons and  blood vessels. Vitamin C is also essential for repairing and maintaining...

Health Ranger store Christmas sale: Special discount on "For Him" package

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:39
(NaturalNews) Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has announced that the Health Ranger Store is launching its “9 Days of Joy” Christmas holiday sale, featuring discounted pricing on nearly everything in stock – with some products as much as 50 percent off. In making his announcement, Adams said that all items featured in...

FDA approves clinical trial of ecstasy for possible treatment of PTSD

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:28
(NaturalNews) Could ecstasy soon be hitting a pharmacy near you? The FDA recently approved of a large-scale, Phase 3 clinical trial of MDMA for post-traumatic stress disorder. The approval follows a series of small-scale studies that have indicated that small amounts of the drug can provide effective treatment for the illness. While it may sound...

New toothpaste formula said to fix cracked teeth, restore tooth enamel

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:24
(NaturalNews) If you are trying to avoid undergoing the dentist’s drill and exposing your body to dangerous cavity fillings, a revolutionary new toothpaste could be the ideal solution. The toothpaste, which is made using components that mimic your tooth’s natural enamel, builds up in the cracks in teeth. The chemical, known as crystalline calcium phosphate,...

"Fake" olive oil warnings don't tell the real story: In truth, popular olive oil products are "real" oils which are oxidized, rancid or cut with cheaper oils

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:18
(NaturalNews) There’s been a lot of news recently about the “fake brands” of olive oil, but such proclamations are gross oversimplifications of what’s really happening in the dishonest olive oil industry. As a forensic food scientist and lab science director, I wanted to get to the bottom of this “fake olive oil” news, so I...

The Big Shift: Why the banks need to stop investing OUR money in fossil fuels

The Ecologist Magazine - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:13
The world's poorest and most vulnerable countries are doing their bit to promote the expansion of renewable energy. The least we can do in the developed world is to ensure the money in our bank account helps rather than hinders their efforts, writes JOE WARE
Categories: Ecological News

Olive oil industry tries to silence Doctor Oz for warning about fake products

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 15:03
(NaturalNews) At the end of November, a trade group representing olive oil importers filed a lawsuit against Dr. Mehmet Oz in response to his claim that much of the imported olive oil sold in the U.S. is fake. The group is pressing charges under a virtually untested Georgia food libel law. The North American Olive Oil...

Genetically modified humans now a reality as China tests gene editing on people

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:59
(NaturalNews) Rejecting the inherent ability of the human immune system to naturally fight disease on its own, researchers out of China have taken nature to task by introducing a new set of genetic modification techniques that they claim will “enhance” the ability of the human body to attack and destroy cancer cells. According to reports,...

Study links brain bleeding to energy drinks

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:58
(NaturalNews) A 57 year-old male in Alabama was preparing to do a little yard work. He decided he needed more than the regular shot of caffeine from his morning brew. His health history wasn’t perfect, as reported by Medicalpress.com, but he wasn’t concerned. He’d been experiencing high blood pressure  and was at an “increased risk for vascular disease.” On this particular morning, the...

Cautious victory at Standing Rock - 'Will the company behind the pipeline pack up and leave?'

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:55
(NaturalNews) On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they would not permit a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline to pass under the Missouri River, near Native American tribal lands. In some ways this is a triumphant moment for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their allies, who have been in a standoff...

Chronic sleep disruption can give you cancer

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:54
(NaturalNews) Rates of liver cancer have tripled since the 1980s, and one group of researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas says that a major contributing factor appears to be persistent sleep deprivation amongst increasingly busy people. Many in today’s society fail to maintain consistent sleep patterns, they say, and are thus putting...

Are you eating Monsanto's weed killer for dinner?

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:52
(NaturalNews) There’s no surefire way to tell what you’re really eating for dinner these days. Food labels only brush the surface, distracting everyone with meaningless concepts like total calories. The most important information that the consumer needs to know goes unmeasured; it is kept silent. Our ancestors weren’t confronted with the same problems we face...

How Standing Rock Has Changed Us

Yes! Magazine - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 13:30
As we work toward a post-fossil fuel society, we can look to these lessons from the Sioux.
Categories: Ecological News

The Electoral College is the very definition of inclusiveness and diversity... no wonder the crybullies on the left want to dismantle it

Natural News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 04:10
(NaturalNews) Never try to teach a pigeon to play chess, people say. It wastes your time, annoys the pigeon, and you end up with pigeon crap all over your playing board. By the same token, never try to teach a liberal how a representational Republic works. It wastes your time, annoys the liberal, and you...

LED Christmas Lights and Other Energy Efficient Decorations

EarthEasy Blog - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 23:51
How to reduce your energy consumption this holiday season while still enjoying a little bling.
Categories: Ecological News
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