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Ten reasons why you shouldn't vaccinate your children

Natural News - Tue, 12/15/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Vaccinating a child or not is an important decision that every parent must make. But not all parents understand the true risks involved, risks that could leave a child debilitated for life, or even kill him. The pro-vaccine mafia is quick to sweep all cases of vaccine...

BP's logo all over Tate for under half percent of income

The Ecologist Magazine - 8 hours 15 min ago
Tate, the leading London art gallery owner, has revealed the price of the BP logos that plaster its exhibitions: under 0.5% of its income - but only after a court order forced it to do so.
Categories: Ecological News

Alaska congressional delegation, governor irate over Obama plan to block development.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
President Barack Obama said Sunday that he planned to ask Congress to declare much of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, including its 1.5-million-acre coastal plain, an area on Alaska’s North Slope suspected to contain vast reserves of oil and gas.
Categories: Ecological News

Study raises concerns about toxic oil and gas emissions in California air.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
An infrared camera, air sampling and surveys reveal that methane and toluene are among the contaminants showing up in Kern and Ventura counties.
Categories: Ecological News

This fish lived in peace for 70 million years. Then it met the Army Corps of Engineers.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
This is how the pallid sturgeon, the so-called “dinosaur of the Missouri River,” an animal that has survived for more than 70 million years, winds up on the federal endangered species list in Montana.
Categories: Ecological News

How a hard-charging general became an environmental crusader.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré has declared war on Lousiana's biggest polluters. Is a gubernatorial run next?
Categories: Ecological News

Rising oceans a slow-moving disaster, but also a business opportunity.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Miami is being swallowed by the Atlantic Ocean. There's this optimism and this building boom, but at the same time, fears about property insurance rates that could cause the housing market to collapse. Developers in south Florida are hoping to capitalize on rising water levels.
Categories: Ecological News

New proposal to protect Alaskan wilderness most sweeping in decades.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
President Obama's proposal to designate 12.3 million acres of oil-rich land as new wilderness is likely to stir an explosive federal debate over energy, wilderness and conservation.
Categories: Ecological News

A bug in the system.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Why last night’s chicken made you sick.
Categories: Ecological News

12,000 without water in West Virginia county after diesel spill.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Thousands of Greenbrier County, West Virginia, residents and businesses are without water after a diesel spill contaminated the Greenbrier River.
Categories: Ecological News

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.
Categories: Ecological News

Unmanned drones could play key roles in food supply.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides. When it comes to drones, "your imagination can go pretty wild in terms of what would be possible," says Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union.
Categories: Ecological News

Portrait of an environmental whistleblower.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
In an era where scientists are eyed with suspicion and science itself is treated as something to be debated by politicians and industry lobbyists, the last thing you’d ever want to be is the researcher whose findings conflict with corporate interests. That's what happened to UC Berkeley biologist Tyrone Hayes.
Categories: Ecological News

Polar bear penis bone may be weakened by pollution.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
First climate change, now penile fracture – polar bears have got it pretty rough. Chemical pollutants may be reducing the density of the bears' penis bones, putting them at risk of breaking this most intimate part of their anatomy.
Categories: Ecological News

Greener routes to polymers.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Seeking to commercialize more sustainable production routes to plastics, Asahi Kasei Chemicals and Bayer MaterialScience plan to build plants that use new chemistries.
Categories: Ecological News

Know what's killing more people in Nigeria than Boko Haram? Lack of drinking water.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
The lack of running water killed more people in Nigeria last year than Boko Haram. While the terror campaign claimed more than 4,000 lives, the shortage of potable water and poor sanitation led to about 73,000 deaths, according to WaterAid, a London-based nonprofit.
Categories: Ecological News

Industrial toxics thought to be cause of high cancer rates and lead poisoning.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Zhong Guangfeng, like many other women in her village, became a widow after her then 55-year-old husband died last July. The cause of his death - cancer - has also killed many other men in this village in Zhuzhou in Central China's Hunan Province.
Categories: Ecological News

Where there’s smoke.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
A haze has periodically wafted over South-east Asia for 20 years. But despite rising public health concern, the problem remains as opaque as the smoke itself.
Categories: Ecological News

China's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
To help sell the public on the need for one of the world's largest trash incinerators in the mountains in west Beijing, Communist Party officials bused in hundreds of people for special tours.
Categories: Ecological News

Deadly Japanese encephalitis surges in northeast India.

Environmental Health News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Cases of deadly mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis have risen nearly five-fold in five years in India's northeast Assam state as a result of warming weather and changing rainfall, health experts say.
Categories: Ecological News
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