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Environmental Hazards

Dr. Mercola: Despite Clear Evidence of Harm, Mobile Phone Industry Fights to Keep You Ignorant of the Risks

Written by on July 31, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: Despite Clear Evidence of Harm, Mobile Phone Industry Fights to Keep You Ignorant of the Risks

For the past 25 years, the telecommunications industry has led an orchestrated PR campaign aimed at misleading consumers, journalists and policymakers about the science of cellphone radiation. This year, two major studies have been published showing cellphone radiation causes DNA damage and increases your risk of cancer and other health problems.

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Nearly 300 Sea Turtles Dead as Red Tide Plagues Southwest Florida

Written by on July 28, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Nearly 300 Sea Turtles Dead as Red Tide Plagues Southwest Florida

Hundreds of sea turtles have washed up dead along the southwest Florida coast as an ongoing red tide event persists in the waters.

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California City Lays Down The Straw, Banning Use With Jail Time

Written by on July 28, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
California City Lays Down The Straw, Banning Use With Jail Time

A city in California has bizarrely passed a law that bans the distribution of or sale of plastic straws

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Earliest “Earth Overshoot Day” Ever Expected for 2018 as Consumption of Natural Resources Accelerates

Written by on July 23, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Earliest “Earth Overshoot Day” Ever Expected for 2018 as Consumption of Natural Resources Accelerates

With rising carbon emissions, deforestation, and unsustainable food systems, humans have used up the planet’s resources in record time this year, moving up Earth Overshoot Day by two days to August 1—the earliest sustainability researchers have ever recorded the symbolic date.

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Most Popular Energy Source? Everyone Loves Solar

Written by on July 21, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Most Popular Energy Source? Everyone Loves Solar

A recent survey shows yet again that solar panels (and wind turbines) have a level of bipartisan popularity that would be the envy of any politician.

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Solution to Ocean’s Plastic Waste Problem ‘Starts With Product Design’

Written by on July 14, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Solution to Ocean’s Plastic Waste Problem ‘Starts With Product Design’

Solving the problem of the growing amount of plastic in the ocean requires rethinking how we use and design plastic products

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Global Climate Movement Celebrates as Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Written by on July 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Global Climate Movement Celebrates as Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Climate activists across the globe celebrated Thursday after the lower house of the Irish legislature passed a divestment bill with support from all parties, effectively ensuring that Ireland will become the first nation in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry.

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With “Mountainous” Evidence on Plaintiffs’ Side, Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light

Written by on July 11, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
With “Mountainous” Evidence on Plaintiffs’ Side, Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light

After opening arguments kicked off in California state court on Monday for a Bay Area man’s landmark lawsuit alleging that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller Roundup caused him to develop cancer, a federal judge on Tuesday ruled that hundreds of unrelated but similar cases against the agrochemical company can also proceed to trial. “We’re going to see for the first time evidence that nobody has seen before, evidence that has been in Monsanto’s files that we’ve obtained from lawyers and the people in Monsanto.”

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The US Senate Passes Legislation to Legalize Hemp

The US Senate Passes Legislation to Legalize Hemp

“I have heard from many Kentucky farmers who agree it’s time to remove the federal hurdles and give our state the opportunity to seize its full potential and once again become the national leader for hemp production. That is why I strongly advocated for this measure to be included in the Farm Bill,” McConnell said in a statement after the farm bill passed the Senate.

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Heat Waves and How to Cope With Them

Heat Waves and How to Cope With Them

July is the warmest time of year for much of the nation, so more heat waves could develop in the coming weeks. Here’s how to cope with increased heat.

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Iran Just Accused the West of Engineering Drought for the 2nd Time

Iran Just Accused the West of Engineering Drought for the 2nd Time

Iran Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said that they were altering the clouds before they pass over Iran.

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‘Watershed Moment for Climate Liability’ as Rhode Island Files Historic Lawsuit Against 21 Big Oil Companies

Written by on July 3, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Watershed Moment for Climate Liability’ as Rhode Island Files Historic Lawsuit Against 21 Big Oil Companies

Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit against 21 major oil companies—including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Shell—”for knowingly contributing to climate change, and causing catastrophic consequences to Rhode Island, our economy, our communities, our residents, our ecosystems.”

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Disastrous BP Oil Spill ‘Flattened’ Microbe Biodiversity in Gulf

Written by on June 30, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Disastrous BP Oil Spill ‘Flattened’ Microbe Biodiversity in Gulf

A new study of microorganisms in shipwreck sediment found the BP spill could still have a profound impact on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico.

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5G Mini Cell Towers—“Junk Yards On A Pole”—Will Affect Your Lifestyle More Than You Know

Written by on June 4, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
5G Mini Cell Towers—“Junk Yards On A Pole”—Will Affect Your Lifestyle More Than You Know

Most consumers are not aware of all the Gigahertz oscillations they constantly are being exposed to from any wearable tech, cell phones, AMI Smart Meters, LAN or HAN networks, or any products or services that send and/or receive voice, data, photos, etc. And it’s going to get worse with 5G wireless networks as the amount of microwaves 5G will be pumping out will be ‘astronomical’—anything in the ranges from 6 GHz to 100 GHz and higher!

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Evidence Grows that Hawaii’s Volcanic Eruption May Have Been Caused by Puna Geothermal Venture

Evidence Grows that Hawaii’s Volcanic Eruption May Have Been Caused by Puna Geothermal Venture

The surge in volcanic activity in the lower Puna region of the Big Island of Hawaii is concentrated in the area surrounding the Puna Geothermal Venture. Scientific data clearly links the unacknowledged fracking activity at the Puna Geothermal Venture as a factor in what is occurring with lava flows and earthquakes.

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