Unprecedented: Germany Asks Belgium To Shut Down Nuclear Reactors, Citing Safety Concerns

Unprecedented: Germany Asks Belgium To Shut Down Nuclear Reactors, Citing Safety Concerns
German Nuclear Inspectors Caution Belgium Over Two Reactors, Ask Them To Shut Down In Unprecedented Move The government of Germany has made an unprecedented request of neighboring Belgium and asked that two nuclear reactors be shut down, citing safety concerns. Belgium received a request from Germany to take its Engie SA’s Tihange-2 and Doel-3 atomic plants offline in order to address safety concerns, Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said Wednesday in an emailed statement.… Read the rest

What Won’t They Think Of Next? Monsanto Scientists Find A Way To Alter Insects Rna By Spraying Plants

What Won’t They Think Of Next? Monsanto Scientists Find A Way To Alter Insects Rna By Spraying Plants
Monsanto Using RNA Spray To Alter The Genetic Makeup Of Insects, Seeks To Get Plants To Do The Same On Their Own. File under: Jesus Christ, here they go again. The evil geniuses at Monsanto have come up with yet another novel way to disrupt life as it has existed on this pale blue ball for billions of years, this time not by creating a laboratory-birthed crop seed, but by actually altering the genetic makeup of pest insects through a spray applied to crops.… Read the rest

An Alarming New Study Shows That Glyphosate Has Infiltrated Breakfast Cereal, Soy Milk And More

An Alarming New Study Shows That Glyphosate Has Infiltrated Breakfast Cereal, Soy Milk And More
Monsanto Strikes Again: GMO Weed Killer Glyphosate Found In Non-GMO Foods, Soy Milk There are times when it feels really good to say “I told you so.” Then there are times when it is little more than cold comfort. This is one of the latter. A disturbing new study is out that should make anyone who is not yet fully convinced of the threat and danger that allowing genetically modified crops to become mainstream represents take note–and immediately go to your kitchen pantry and start tossing some things out.… Read the rest

Artificial Flavoring Can Change The Way We Perceive The Taste Of Real Food

Artificial Flavoring Can Change The Way We Perceive The Taste Of Real Food
Junk Food Is Deceiving Your Body–How Artificial Flavoring Changes The Taste Of Real Food We’ve all been there: you’re vaguely hungry, but you’re not sure what for. You open the pantry, then the fridge, scanning for something that might jump out at you. Apples, carrots, ah. There it is. Potato chips. Well it turns out there’s a very good reason why junk food high in artificial flavorings might appeal to us over natural foods.… Read the rest

Fungicides May Cause Damage To Brain, Mimic Effects Of Autism, Neurodegenerative Disorder

Fungicides May Cause Damage To Brain, Mimic Effects Of Autism, Neurodegenerative Disorder
This Is Your Brain On Fungicides: How An Increasingly Common Crop Treatment May Be Damaging Us Worse Than We Thought. Its getting harder and harder to keep up with all the chemicals that are sprayed on our food sources. Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide has been in the news lately as scientists learn more and more about the damage it can do to humans and the ecosystem as a whole.… Read the rest

After Two Decades Of Alarming Growth, GMO Crops Decline For The First Time

After Two Decades Of Alarming Growth, GMO Crops Decline For The First Time
For the First Time In 20 Years The Number Of GMO Crops Dropped. What Happened? In many ways there has never been a better time to be on the side of organic, non-GMO food. The GMO wars have certainly amped up in recent months, as the forces of Monsanto and the big food manufacturers who avail themselves of their products have been dealt a couple of tough defeats recently.… Read the rest

The Solution Might Be Right Under Our Feet: Scientists Suggest Soil May Hold The Key To Climate Change

The Solution Might Be Right Under Our Feet: Scientists Suggest Soil May Hold The Key To Climate Change
Scientists: Excess Atmospheric Greenhouse Gasses Could Theoretically Be Stored In Soil It’s always in the last place you look. that’s what they used to say whenever you’d lose something as a kid, the joke of which would often go over small heads. But there is also a nugget of truth in the old adage: sometimes solutions to problems are right in front of our noses.… Read the rest

Deaths From Antibiotic-Resistant “Superbugs” Will Outpace Cancer Deaths By 2050

Deaths From Antibiotic-Resistant “Superbugs” Will Outpace Cancer Deaths By 2050
The Coming Superbug Attack: Deaths From Antibiotic-Resistant Infections To Outpace Cancer Deaths By 2050 O, antibiotics, how we loved thee. And how we mourn thee. There was a time when we thought there was nothing they couldn’t do: people would demand them for head colds–despite the fact that rhinovirus is unaffected by them–and doctors handed them out like candy. But the sad fact is in our demand for antibiotics, we have pretty much loved them to death.… Read the rest

Monsanto: Lower Profits, Lower Earnings–High Pressure From Consumers Works!

Monsanto: Lower Profits, Lower Earnings–High Pressure From Consumers Works!
Fighting Back Against The Machine: Monsanto Earnings Report Shows Lower Profits This is a tough world in which to try to bring up a child with good moral values. It seems like the moral of every story these days always ends up with some reprehensible jackass suffering no consequences for bad behavior. Millionaire rich kids get a slap on the wrist when they run afoul of the law, corporate polluters the same.… Read the rest

We need to change the way we think about meat–before it’s too late

We need to change the way we think about meat–before it’s too late
Addiction to meat may be more of a global threat than addiction to oil Does anybody remember Al Gore? That champion of the earth who stood up to heaps of ridicule that far outstripped what he deserved for his somewhat snooty, somewhat clueless ivory tower ways? Yes, he was the presidential candidate who was pounced upon for saying he invented the internet (despite the demonstrable fact that he never said that, and despite much more incendiary and outrageous claims coming down the pike every day this time around.)… Read the rest