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Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives.

Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found.
Categories: Ecological News

Cleanup from California fires poses environmental and health risks.

In California, the road ahead to cleanup and the safe return to properties will probably not be smooth or fast. Think of the environmental cleanup after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in New York, as debris and dust swirled through Lower Manhattan.
Categories: Ecological News

Gulf of Mexico oil spill may be largest since 2010 BP disaster.

The Delta House floating production facility southeast of Venice, Louisiana, released 7,950 to 9,350 barrels of oil making it the largest spill in more than seven years, even though it’s a fraction of the millions of barrels ejected in the 2010 incident.
Categories: Ecological News

Nearly half of the 102 Superfund homes in East Chicago tested by EPA had lead paint. Whose job is it to remove?

An agency spokesperson said they have no plans to remove it because such activity is outside the authority of the agency's Superfund program.
Categories: Ecological News

Lead poisoning plummets thanks to cleaner petrol.

Lead poisoning in expectant mothers has fallen dramatically since lead was finally phased out of petrol in 2006.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA says higher radiation levels pose ‘no harmful health effect.’

In the event of a dirty bomb or a nuclear meltdown, emergency responders can safely tolerate radiation levels equivalent to thousands of chest X-rays, the Environmental Protection Agency said in new guidelines that ease off on established safety levels.
Categories: Ecological News

Senior adviser admits failure to eliminate hunger.

Suggesting a new regulatory authority for food safety standards, Senior Advise Ministry of National Food Security and Research Malik Zahoor on Monday admitted the failure of the state to eliminate hunger and malnutrition.
Categories: Ecological News

Senior adviser admits failure to eliminate hunger.

Suggesting a new regulatory authority for food safety standards, Senior Advise Ministry of National Food Security and Research Malik Zahoor on Monday admitted the failure of the state to eliminate hunger and malnutrition.
Categories: Ecological News

Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says.

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights.
Categories: Ecological News

Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says.

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights.
Categories: Ecological News

Health study in Sarnia’s ‘Chemical Valley’ is long overdue.

Sarnia and its environs are home to 57 polluters. Yet the government has never done a baseline study to see how residents are affected and its reporting system on chemical leaks appears lax.
Categories: Ecological News

Health study in Sarnia’s ‘Chemical Valley’ is long overdue.

Sarnia and its environs are home to 57 polluters. Yet the government has never done a baseline study to see how residents are affected and its reporting system on chemical leaks appears lax.
Categories: Ecological News

Report spotlights nitrate contamination in drinking water across the US.

Some recent research suggests that, over the long term, drinking water with nitrates at just half the U.S. limit raises cancer risks for children and adults.
Categories: Ecological News

Puerto Rican families draw water from Superfund site.

Past water tests at the site have shown the presence of potentially harmful industrial solvents.
Categories: Ecological News

Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria.

Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Categories: Ecological News

How a healthy economy can shorten life spans.

In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump abandons efforts to clean up Utah's air.

Three million Utahns will be the victims if clean cars are run off the road by the clown car at the White House.
Categories: Ecological News

The end is near? Antibiotic resistance to spell the end of chemical medicine

Natural News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:14
(Natural News) Will Big Pharma’s reign over the modern world of medical practice soon come to an end? England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has warned of a “post-antibiotic apocalypse.” According to Davies, widespread antibiotic resistance could be driving “the end of modern medicine” as we speak. The potential for a future without...

Extensive sea ice in Antarctica causes disaster for colony of penguins with only TWO chicks surviving

Natural News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:13
(Natural News) In Antarctica, a colony of nearly 40,000 Adelie penguins emerged from their breeding season with just two chicks remaining due to unusually extensive sea ice late in the Summer, experts have said. The increased amount of sea ice made it so that the colony of penguins living on Petrels Island was forced to...

Medical authoritarian Dr. Richard Pan believes government of California controls all medical choices for parents and their children, including forced vaccination

Natural News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:12
(Natural News) Many politicians already play “dirty pool” when they reach high offices, but nothing good ever comes from accepting campaign funds from pharma companies, especially from evil vaccine manufacturers who want nothing more than every child in the country jacked up with mercury, aluminum and formaldehyde regularly. The natural health movement in America has...
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