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Floods kill at least 13 people in central Vietnam.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
Floods brought by torrential rain since late November have killed at least 13 people in central Vietnam while more heavy rain is expected in coming days, the government and state media said on Sunday.
Categories: Ecological News

Pharma year in review.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
As 2016 draws to a close, C&EN takes a look back at 10 stories that shaped the pharmaceutical industry.
Categories: Ecological News

UNC researchers: Zika hits women hardest.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
UNC experts tally the toll women bear from gaps in understanding about Zika virus.
Categories: Ecological News

After major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
Protesters celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged to remain camped on federal land in North Dakota anyway, despite Monday's government deadline to leave.
Categories: Ecological News

DOE urges Trump team to ditch repository.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
The Obama administration is defending its rejection of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in Nevada to President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, documents obtained by E&E News show.
Categories: Ecological News

Prime Minister: You failed to do your job by approving pipelines.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
Thankfully, we as indigenous peoples do not have to play games. We are stewards of Mother Earth and must make sure she is safe and can take care of, and provide for, our children and future generations.
Categories: Ecological News

6 rivers around Dhaka: Water turning untreatable?

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
Water quality of six major rivers flowing around Dhaka gets polluted, particularly in the dry season, to the extent that it cannot be treated for drinking, experts say.
Categories: Ecological News

Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:30
Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, handing a major win to environmental activists.
Categories: Ecological News

Are some cheeses more nutritious than others?

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 18:12
(NaturalNews) Cheese has a way of making almost any food taste better, whether you’re crumbling some feta over your salad, or melting some swiss over your grilled turkey. Cheese has been vilified by some in recent years on account of its high fat and cholesterol content, while other sources insist that it is nutritious and...

Officials tried to block vital supplies from reaching protesters at Dakota Access Pipeline

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 18:08
(NaturalNews) North Dakota state officials are going to extreme lengths to bring the protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline to an end. Reports indicate that law enforcement is even willing to block supplies from entering the water protectors’ main camp, following an emergency evacuation order. Government officials had warned of a possible physical blockade to...

URGENT: Tell Senate to strip out government fast-tracking of ALL new vaccines

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 18:03
(NaturalNews) The National Vaccine Information Center has issued an urgent call for all Americans concerned about the federal government forcing new vaccines on an unsuspecting public to contact their U.S. senator immediately and ask him or her to remove certain vaccine-related sections to a piece of legislation that will be voted on this afternoon. In...

Clone Wars: Is Russia building an army of genetically-enhanced war dogs?

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 17:55
(NaturalNews) Russian police and security services are set to test special “designer dogs” that have been cloned in South Korea for the purpose of sniffing out drugs and explosives – and, some believe, for military purposes. To date, three dogs – Belgian Malinois – were cloned by Prof. Hwang Woo Suk, Ph.D, who gave them...

Mercury and autism: New research provides yet more damning evidence that mercury exposure leads to ASD

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 17:52
(NaturalNews) You won’t find this research conducted anywhere in the United States or Europe. Nearly all scientists who attempt to explore the real science linking mercury exposure to autism quickly find themselves discredited, de-funded and blackballed from science journals. That’s because status quo “vaccine science” isn’t science at all: It’s just dogma pretending to be...

WITNESS: South Africa's Parliament split over future of fracking

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 16:56
Eight years ago the first exploration applications for unconventional gas extraction were submitted in South Africa. Last week fracking finally received official attention from South Africa's legislature during a debate that revealed how the country's different political parties gauge the benefits and risks linked to the drilling technique. JASPER FINKELDEY was at that debate.
Categories: Ecological News

10 corporations have a monopoly on almost everything you buy at the supermarket

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:31
(NaturalNews) Food and water were once considered to be basic rights, belonging to the individual. Sadly, this is no longer the case. The rights to food and water have been sold off to the highest bidder, commercialized and turned into an indutry. Some might call it the bane of our health and wellness, others just...

Scam: No trace of Aloe Vera found in products at Walmart, CVS

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:28
(NaturalNews) If you believed that you bought an aloe vera product at major retailers Walmart, CVS and others that actually contained aloe vera, think again. What you really bought was very likely only colored gel. Researchers examining samples of store-brand aloe vera gel at Walmart, Target and CVS found absolutely no hint of the plant...

Hundreds of parents using Facebook to raise concerns over dangerous side effects of children's Ibuprofen

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:25
(NaturalNews) The world’s biggest social media platform is being used as a gigantic virtual megaphone by hundreds of concerned parents who are reporting serious side effects from giving their child a medicine, after one mother’s Facebook safety warning. As reported by the UK’s Daily Mail, Alison Smith took to the social media site to voice...

Common heartburn medications are increasing the risk of strokes

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:23
(NaturalNews) Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs – a class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn – may increase the risk of ischemic stroke, according to preliminary research presented at an American Heart Association conference in New Orleans earlier this month. As reported by CNN, these drugs are among the most prescribed...

Expect to pay more for soda in CA after multiple cities pass 'sugary drink tax'

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:15
(NaturalNews) Big Soda lost an expensive battle in the November ballots when three California cities voted to approve soda taxes. Boulder, Colorado and Cook County, Illinois also passed similar measures which will raise the price of sugary drinks around one or two cents per ounce. Both sides invested substantial amounts of money in campaigns leading...

Drugs for your dogs? Big Pharma just won FDA approval for canine anxiety meds

Natural News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:11
(NaturalNews) You have to hand it to them, the pharmaceutical industry just doesn’t stop trying to force people to purchase their chemicals, but now they’re even trying to convince you to purchase pharma drugs for your dogs! The insanity never ends when it comes to these people because they have the backing of the United States...
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