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China air quality got markedly worse in Jan-Feb: ministry.

Environmental Health News - 6 hours 28 min ago
China's air quality was markedly worse in the first two months of the year than the same period of 2016 following a series of smog outbreaks in northern China, official data published on Friday showed.
Categories: Ecological News

Scientists puzzled by mercury jump in Great Lakes fish.

Environmental Health News - 6 hours 28 min ago
Scientists are finding mercury levels rising in large Great Lakes fish such as walleye and lake trout. Curiously, it's occurring with fish in some locations but not others. Researchers are still trying to figure out why.
Categories: Ecological News

The Trump administration's war on science.

Environmental Health News - 6 hours 28 min ago
Mr. Trump’s inaugural budget blueprint is a narrow-minded document that sacrifices American innovation to small-bore politics.
Categories: Ecological News

A grave problem.

Environmental Health News - 6 hours 28 min ago
The more serious problem in Kathmandu is continued indifference to the brewing environmental crisis chocking the city over the years.
Categories: Ecological News

Think 'water' as you sip that cuppa.

Environmental Health News - 6 hours 28 min ago
We cannot survive more than a few days without water. Yet it is getting harder to obtain, some of it is contaminated and a lot is wasted.
Categories: Ecological News

Impacts of mass coral die-off on Indian Ocean reefs revealed

The Ecologist Magazine - 6 hours 51 min ago

Warming sea waters - caused by climate change and extreme climatic events - threaten the stability of tropical coral reefs, with potentially devastating implications for many reef species and the human communities that reefs support warn scientists at Exeter University
Categories: Ecological News

Ecologist Special Report: Why mining and violence are inextricably linked

The Ecologist Magazine - 7 hours 38 min ago
The South African government is currently embarking on streamlining decision-making processes in mining. To many this sounds like more top-down decision-making at the expense of those communities that will have to host mines and paves the way for more violent conflict, warns JASPER FINKELDEY
Categories: Ecological News

Cellphones, wifi and cancer: Will Trump's budget cuts zap vital ‘electrosmog' research?

The Ecologist Magazine - 8 hours 15 min ago
Just as long term research into the health impacts of the 'electrosmog' created by wifi and mobile phones is yielding its first results, it's at risk of sudden termination from President Trump's budget cuts, writes Paul Mobbs. But the cuts have little to do with saving money - and a lot to do with protecting corporate profit and economic growth from harsh truths, including evidence that electrosmog causes cancer in laboratory rats, and maybe humans too.
Categories: Ecological News

Natural News hires four science writers to cover the latest discoveries on nutritional science, medicine and technology

Natural News - 9 hours 47 min ago
(Natural News) As the fake news “establishment” media continues its collapse, with layoffs, downsizing and rapid declines in readership, the popularity of the independent media is exploding. Here at Natural News, even though we’ve been subjected to the most oppressive censorship imaginable (by Google, YouTube, Facebook and all the other internet gatekeepers), public hunger for...

Broccoli's cancer prevention mechanism found to work on "non-coding RNA" to prevent formation of tumors

Natural News - 10 hours 18 min ago
(Natural News) Cruciferous greens have long been heralded as potent disease fighters. Sulforaphane, a dietary compound found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli goes further into the DNA to halt cancer cells from proliferation, giving us more reasons to eat our vegetables. Researchers at the Oregon State University found that the anti-cancer compound helped regulate a certain type of long,...

Parsley and vanilla beans are being used as cellular scaffolding to grow stem cell tissues for human implants

Natural News - 10 hours 27 min ago
(Natural News) Researchers at the University of Washington-Madison were able to grow skin, brain, bone marrow and blood vessels on plants using a highly-specialized, natural scaffolding from plants like parsley. The team observed that certain plant species possess strength, rigidity and porosity as well as low mass and surface area. These characteristics make for a...

World rapidly running out of rare minerals needed to manufacture cell phones and mobile devices

Natural News - 10 hours 36 min ago
(Natural News) Scientists warn that the minerals needed for technologies such as cell phones and mobile devices may run out in the next few decades. A new study gathered experts from various government, industrial, and academic groups across five continents who suggested that unless there exists a universal sharing of geoscience data, we will soon face challenges in...

Scared of the dentist? Scientists claim fear of dental drilling may be genetic

Natural News - 10 hours 38 min ago
(Natural News) Whether it’s the whirring sound of the drill, the blinding sensation of the overhead light, or merely the sight of that familiar padded reclining chair, the prospect of going to the dentist can be enough to make normally fearless individuals more than a little queasy. For some, this fear is so intense that...

Fast food diets causing majority of stroke and diabetes deaths across U.S.

Natural News - 10 hours 42 min ago
(Natural News) Health care specialists have been advising the general public to cut back on fast food consumption for years, and for good reason. Recent data showed that poor dietary habits accounted for nearly half of all cardiometabolic deaths in the U.S. Researchers at the Tufts University in Massachusetts found that there were more than 702,000...

New bill would allow farmers to sue Monsanto if GMO crops invade their property

Natural News - 10 hours 44 min ago
(Natural News) Farmer’s in Oregon could finally get a win in their fight against companies like Monsanto. House Bill 2739 is under consideration and, if passed, it would allow farmers and landowners to sue biotech patent holders like Monsanto for essentially trespassing on their property. The House Bill 2739 summary states that it “Allows cause of action against...

Explosion in rickets, gout and scarlet fever caused by processed junk food and inflationary monetary policy

Natural News - 10 hours 56 min ago
(Natural News) Poor diet, financial insecurity, and falling standards of living are factors that contribute to the rising incidence of Victorian-era diseases — such as gout, rickets, scarlet fever, and syphilis — in modern-day Great Britain. The U.K. Faculty of Public Health (FPH) stressed that poor wage growth and persistent inflation has greatly affected nutrition intake...

10 easy ways to detox heavy metals from your body

Natural News - 11 hours 1 min ago
(Natural News) Full detox, cleanses, and juicing all help rid the body of heavy metals and other toxins. However, certain detox methods are linked to various discomforts such as sore throat, constipation, and body aches. These symptoms may also include nausea, skin rashes, and flu-like conditions. In this article, we will give you tips on how to...

What could go wrong? Genetically modified mosquitoes to swarm Houston in latest Zika hoax lunacy

Natural News - 22 hours 26 min ago
(Natural News) As Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has extensively reported, the Zika virus scare in which the mosquito-borne sickness was blamed for a rash of microcephalis among newborns, particularly in Brazil, was a manufactured hoax. But that isn’t stopping U.S. officials from perpetuating the myth that a) it’s a real problem;...

Trump supporters lay blame for Obamacare repeal failure at feet of Paul Ryan, GOP lawmakers

Natural News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 03:24
(Natural News) If the Republican #nevertrump establishment’s goal was to damage President Donald J. Trump’s presidency by denying him an early victory in repealing and replacing Obamacare – a core campaign pledge – they failed:  Most Trump supporters are defending the president and blaming the RINO faction of the GOP instead. As reported by Reuters,...

Bill in West Virginia would BAN homeschooling, treating it as child abuse

Natural News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 03:23
(Natural News) A new bill proposed in West Virginia could make the act of homeschooling equal to that of child abuse. Lawmakers feel that parents are denying their children an appropriate education. If passed into law, Bill SB 528 would prohibit homeschooling and order CPS investigations for children who had ten or more absences without...
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