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EPA Reapproves Dozens of Ultra-toxic Pesticides

Posted by on October 24, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
EPA Reapproves Dozens of Ultra-toxic Pesticides

Some of the world’s most dangerous pesticides OK’d despite incomplete assessments, evidence of far-ranging harms to people, and protected wildlife.

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Bill Gates’ ‘Web of Power’ Threatens Life on Earth, New Report Shows

Bill Gates’ ‘Web of Power’ Threatens Life on Earth, New Report Shows

Philanthrocapitalism — epitomized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — has emerged over the last 30 years as a major force with the potential to “push the future of our planet towards extinction and ecological collapse,” according to a report launched Wednesday by Navdanya International. #billgates #killgates

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Common Ways Your Home Could Be Negatively Impacting Your Health

Posted by on October 20, 2020 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Common Ways Your Home Could Be Negatively Impacting Your Health

Here are some areas of your home that could be negatively impacting your health and preventive measures to keep your home environmentally healthy.

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Oneness Versus the 1%

Oneness Versus the 1%

In “Oneness Vs. the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom,” Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., argues that the ultra-wealthy elite are responsible for a majority of the environmental, financial, and health crises currently facing us #oneness

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New Study Shows 50% Coral Decline on Great Barrier Reef

Posted by on October 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
New Study Shows 50% Coral Decline on Great Barrier Reef

A new study published Tuesday found that half of the coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have been killed off over the past three decades as ocean temperatures rise due to human-caused global heating. #GreatBarrierReef

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Air Pollution Linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Damage in Young Brains

Posted by on October 17, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Air Pollution Linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Damage in Young Brains

While it is well known that air pollution negatively harms lungs and hearts, it could also be affecting the brains of young people.

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Eco-Anxiety – Carrying the Weight of the World on Your Shoulders

Posted by on October 13, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Eco-Anxiety – Carrying the Weight of the World on Your Shoulders

Eco-anxiety is very real, and it can be very difficult to deal with, especially if you feel misunderstood or like no one is listening to you. Try to apply some of these practices and hopefully, the weight of the planet will start to lift. #ecoanxiety

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The Amazon Rainforest is Coming Dangerously Close To Permanently Converting Into Dry Savannah

Posted by on October 7, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Amazon Rainforest is Coming Dangerously Close To Permanently Converting Into Dry Savannah

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications found that as much as 40% of the Amazon rainforest could become a savannah-like environment. #amazonrainforest

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‘Trash Tsunami’ Washes Up On Honduran Beaches

Posted by on September 26, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Trash Tsunami’ Washes Up On Honduran Beaches

A “trash tsunami” has washed ashore on the beaches of Honduras, endangering both wildlife and the local economy.

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Mathematical Method Shows How Climate Change Could Have Toppled The Famed Indus Valley Civilization

Posted by on September 19, 2020 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Mathematical Method Shows How Climate Change Could Have Toppled The Famed Indus Valley Civilization

There are many contradictory theories about the decline of the Indus Valley Civilization with climate change being a possible cause.

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Judge Gives EPA One More Chance to Do Its Job and Halt Fluoridation of Drinking Water

Posted by on August 28, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Judge Gives EPA One More Chance to Do Its Job and Halt Fluoridation of Drinking Water

In August, a landmark David-versus-Goliath federal lawsuit brought by citizens against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to end fluoridation of drinking water took another giant step forward. #fluoride

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10 Ways the EPA Has Made Life More Hazardous

10 Ways the EPA Has Made Life More Hazardous

The Trump EPA has aggressively worked to erode and eliminate vital environmental and public health protections. #environmentalhazards

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Watchdog Groups Denounce Decision to Release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Florida

Posted by on August 21, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Watchdog Groups Denounce Decision to Release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Florida

The project, which aims to reduce mosquito-borne diseases, will facilitate the release of 750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Sunshine State. #gmmosquitoes

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Activists Demand Bolder Efforts to Address Pollution After Scientists Find Microplastics in Human Organs

Posted by on August 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Activists Demand Bolder Efforts to Address Pollution After Scientists Find Microplastics in Human Organs

Bolstering activists’ demands to reduce plastic pollution worldwide, Arizona State University scientists on Monday presented their research on finding micro- and nanoplastics in human organs to the American Chemical Society. #plasticpollution

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Hidden Health Hazards in Our Homes That May Have an Impact on Our Well Being

Written by on August 13, 2020 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Hidden Health Hazards in Our Homes That May Have an Impact on Our Well Being

There is plenty of research on people’s health and the most recent ones show that there are lots of hidden hazardous items in our homes that we can hardly notice.

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