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Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

Written by on March 25, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

An interesting new scientific study connects these two burgeoning crises, showing the bees absolutely love hemp plants. Hemp crops apparently attract an array of different bee species, offering them a plentiful source of pollen for foraging.

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Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was ‘Substantial Factor’ in Causing Man’s Cancer

Written by on March 20, 2019 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was ‘Substantial Factor’ in Causing Man’s Cancer

In a landmark verdict against Monsanto that could have far-reaching implications, a federal jury on Tuesday found that the weed-killer Roundup was “a substantial factor” in causing a 70-year-old plaintiff’s cancer. #monsantoguilty

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Student-Led Climate Strikes Happening in 130+ Countries

Written by on March 16, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
Student-Led Climate Strikes Happening in 130+ Countries

That was the message of the youth-led School Strike for Climate movement on Friday as hundreds of thousands of students across the globe walked out of class and flooded the streets to demand immediate action against the ecological crisis

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Parents Blame Elementary School’s Cell Tower After Four Students Get Cancer

Written by on March 16, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Parents Blame Elementary School’s Cell Tower After Four Students Get Cancer

Parents of students at a San Joaquin County elementary school in California are demanding that the district remove a cell phone tower that was installed on the property a few years ago, due to concerns that the tower is giving children cancer.

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Prominent Biochemistry Professor Warns – 5g Is the ‘Stupidest Idea in the History of The World’

Written by on March 10, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Prominent Biochemistry Professor Warns – 5g Is the ‘Stupidest Idea in the History of The World’

The international rollout of fifth generation wireless technology (5G) is well underway despite increasingly vocal opposition from scientists and medical professionals, who are desperately trying to warn us of the well-documented dangers of 5G. Adding to the voices of dissent is Martin L. Pall, PhD and Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences at Washington State University: “Putting in tens of millions of 5G antennae without a single biological test of safety has got to be about the stupidest idea anyone has had in the history of the world.”

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Trader Joe’s Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics Nationwide Following Customer Petition

Written by on March 9, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Trader Joe’s Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics Nationwide Following Customer Petition

Trader Joe’s announced that it will be taking steps to cut back on plastic and other packaging waste after a petition launched by Greenpeace harnessed nearly 100,000 signatures.

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Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

Written by on March 8, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

In a move that climate campaigners say should send a “shockwave” through the global oil and gas industry, the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund—the largest of its kind in the world—has recommended the Norway government divest the entirety of the fund’s $40 billion holdings from the fossil fuel industry. In a statement on Friday, Minister of Finance Siv Jensen explained the decision is meant to “reduce the vulnerability” of the Norwegian fund “to permanent oil price decline.” #fossilfueldivestment

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Tips to Limit Exposure to EMFs When Using Your Phone

Written by on March 7, 2019 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Tips to Limit Exposure to EMFs When Using Your Phone

Your phone produces radiation that could be dangerous to your health. Remember these tips to limit exposure and prevent negative health impacts.

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Tesla’s $35,000 Electric Car Is Finally Here

Written by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Tesla’s $35,000 Electric Car Is Finally Here

Three years after it was first announced, Tesla’s Model 3 is now available for $35,000 in the United States

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Scientists Just Pulled Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air and Turned It Back Into Coal

Written by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Scientists Just Pulled Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air and Turned It Back Into Coal

A new study suggests that there may exist a way for us to literally pull CO2 from the atmosphere and transform it back into solid coal.

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Why Switch to LED Lighting for your Home?

Written by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Why Switch to LED Lighting for your Home?

LED or light emitting diode lighting has not become popular for no reason. It has changed the future of lighting because of its energy efficiency. Not only that, they emit very little heat. Here are some more reasons why you should switch to LED lighting today. #ecofriendly

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To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

Written by on March 1, 2019 in Climate Change, Environment with 0 Comments
To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

Calling for an end to years of delays and inaction as global warming continues to accelerate, over 30,000 young people signed on to an amicus brief urging the Ninth Circuit to allow a landmark youth climate lawsuit to proceed to trial. #climatejustice

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7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

Written by on February 28, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming, Preparedness with 0 Comments
7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

So you decided to live #offgrid, now what? This transition is not easy, but it is doable and well worth it, for some. There are many factors involved that depend on how much funds you have to invest in the change. For numerous individuals this can be a major setback as setting up for an off-grid living can be quite costly. Here are some tips and tricks to keep costs down and make the transition run smoothly.

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In ‘Historic Vote,’ Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person

Written by on February 28, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
In ‘Historic Vote,’ Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person

Tired of receiving notices warning that their drinking water may have been compromised and having little recourse to fight corporate polluters, voters in Toledo, Ohio approved a measure granting Lake Erie some of the same legal rights as a human being. Sixty-one percent of voters in Tuesday’s special election voted in favor of Lake Erie’s Bill of Rights, which allows residents to take legal action against entities that violate the lake’s rights to “flourish and naturally evolve” without interference. #lakeerie

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The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

Written by on February 26, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

The #GreenNewDeal resolution recently submitted by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) proposes a broad vision to transform America. This article is based on a new discussion paper 18 Strategies for a Green New Deal: How to Make the Climate Mobilization Work from the Labor Network for Sustainability.

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