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World War E: Are you prepared for the end of civilization?

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) With the threat of an Ebola outbreak looming over our heads, lots of people who never even considered "prepping" as a worthwhile endeavor are stocking up on N95 masks, nitrile gloves and impermeable shoe covers. Because Ebola kills in such a rapid and gruesome fashion...

Medical quarantine in Liberia causes children to die from non-Ebola health conditions

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The worsening, widening spread of the Ebola virus throughout West Africa is creating another, lesser known medical crisis: the utter collapse of healthcare systems in the hardest-hit countries, largely because the systems in place were not that great to be begin with...

Experimental Ebola vaccine to be injected into humans en masse beginning this January: WHO

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The United Nations isn't letting a good crisis go to waste, having recently endorsed the use of untested, experimental Ebola vaccines being rushed to market as this is typed. Agence France-Presse reports that the vaccines, which are bypassing the normal testing and approval...

UK school to fingerprint children like criminals in order to monitor their diets

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In another stellar example of the nanny state run amok, a public school in Britain has taken to fingerprinting students so officials there can keep an eye on what they are eating.According to the Express & Star, a British newspaper, the Redhill School in Stourbridge...

Unexpected meteorite crash in Nicaragua highlights necessity of space program to protect from imminent danger

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A meteorite slammed into Earth on the outskirts of Nicaragua's capital Managua on September 7, the government reported, raising new concerns that human civilization remains unprepared for the potential of catastrophic space impacts.The impact and resulting explosion...

Natural remedies with cayenne

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) When asked what cayenne can be used for to improve the body's health, the most common answer I've gotten is that it is great for the metabolism. For the most part, if you know about cayenne, you know that cayenne boosts metabolism. It also suppresses the appetite. While...

Many cancer survivors continue to smoke 15 cigarettes a day despite diagnosis

Natural News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A new study has found that nearly 10 percent of U.S. cancer survivors are still smoking up to 15 cigarettes every day. Are they insane? Do they know what the cigarettes are doing to their life, or do they not really have the right "choices" needed to quit? -- That is...

Reducing global trade would cut carbon emissions

ENN Climate - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 21:42
If the world's leaders really cared about climate change, there's one easy way to reduce emissions, writes John Weeks - drop the obsession with increasing trade, and all the pollution that goes with it. A world based on local production, consumption and finance will be a better one for people and the environment. Let us join Keynes to imagine if we can a world in which goods are 'homespun' and finance is 'primarily national'. If we cannot imagine such a world, there is little hope for the planet. The Obama administration has proposed several ad hoc multi-country economic agreements, and in doing so has abandoned de facto the World Trade Organization (WTO) as insufficiently malleable to its interests.
Categories: Ecological News

From wasteland to recycling waste: Malmo's eco district.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
Sun, wind and water now rule an area that was once polluted and derelict. In the Swedish city of Malmo, an old shipyard has been converted from industrial wasteland to spotless eco-district, setting a world class example for sustainable living.
Categories: Ecological News

In North Carolina, a shuttered cement plant becomes metaphor for political change.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
Along the Northeast Cape Fear River, silos of an abandoned cement plant rise 20 stories over a rusty dock that was once used to load cement for the trip to nearby Wilmington. Downriver, an idle red-and-white smokestack towers over the trees. This moonscape of abandoned industry in southeast North Carolina has been home to the state's biggest local battle over air quality.
Categories: Ecological News

In Maryland, a political divide over the environment.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River. His Democratic opponent, Anthony Brown — and most scientists — say it's more complicated than that.
Categories: Ecological News

Colombian court orders mining companies to return land to natives.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
A Colombian legal tribunal has ordered 11 companies to halt gold-mining operations in a 50,000-hectare (124,000-acre) reserve in the northwest of the country and return the land to the native tribe that previously lived there.
Categories: Ecological News

France announces world’s toughest anti-smoking laws.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
France, where a Gauloise once hung from the bottom lip of every actor or intellectual, plans to move to one of the toughest anti-tobacco regimes in the world. Garish colours and brand names on cigarette packets will be replaced by health warnings in large type and by prominent photographs of the diseased organs of smokers.
Categories: Ecological News

Report: EPA asbestos experiment threatened public health.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
The federal agency in charge of protecting human health and the environment caused a threat in both of those areas while experimenting with a relatively new method for asbestos control, according to a watchdog report released Thursday.
Categories: Ecological News

Who's afraid of bromine?

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
Bromine looks sinister – like something you might find on Dr Frankenstein's workbench. But are people sometimes too hard on compounds made from element 35 of the periodic table?
Categories: Ecological News

Pollution and falling fish stocks damage New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
As $100 million of shiny new craft go on display at Auckland's On the Water Boat Show, the Hauraki Gulf has received a damning report about its health. Depleted fish stocks, new marine pests and pollution by toxic chemicals from the land are highlighted in an updated State of the Hauraki Gulf Report.
Categories: Ecological News

Water consumption: A canal too far.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
A new waterway in China is part of the biggest water-diversion scheme in the world: the second arm of what is known as the South-North Water Diversion Project. The new canal will help avert an imminent crisis. But the gap between water supply and demand will remain large and keep growing.
Categories: Ecological News

Companies pursuing non-GMO products for competitive edge, experts say.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
A number of new crops and vegetable varietals being marketed as non-GMO are hitting the market, and experts say that the companies introducing them to farms and grocery stores may be onto something.
Categories: Ecological News

Mystery of runaway biotech wheat called unsolvable as new incident is reported.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
The discovery of rogue genetically-modified wheat plants growing in an Oregon field last year was officially deemed an unsolved mystery by the U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday, even as it revealed that a similar incident in Montana is under investigation.
Categories: Ecological News

China stumbles into future of genetically modified food.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:30
On Aug. 17 safety certificates for genetically modified varieties of corn and rice were due to be renewed by China’s Ministry of Agriculture, and the deadline came and went with no action being taken, but the failure to act was apparently not an oversight.
Categories: Ecological News
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