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India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 39 Comments
India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Indian farmers are committing suicide as an unprecedented heat wave hits the country.

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Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Time and time again, we’ve seen big industrial polluters emit toxic pollution that poisons the people and ecosystems nearby. And time and time again, we’ve seen these polluters walk away from the bill, leaving taxpayers to fund the cleanup and communities to live with the contamination. That’s not right. But there’s good news. In a groundbreaking Earthjustice victory following nearly eight years of litigation, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to get moving on rules that will break this cycle

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Chemtrails are Causing Climate Disintegration Amid Programmed Social Apathy

Chemtrails are Causing Climate Disintegration Amid Programmed Social Apathy

The forests are dying, the oceans are dying, the Earth is dying, and even at this late hour the vast majority of first world societies remain completely immersed in total denial and apathy that is manifested in many forms. The ever growing list of extreme weather events and unfolding global die-offs are not discussed or disclosed by the power structure owned and controlled corporate media machine of mass distraction. Though climate engineering is aggressively denied by the criminal media cabals, it is real, ongoing, and lethal to all life.The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses. Malcolm X

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Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

The Canadian Government is covering up the decline in BC wild salmon due to fish viruses introduced by fish farms contaminating and destroying the wild fish. These are also in fish food being served to consumers as tested by government agencies.

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Cyprus – Minister Pledges Probe into Chemtrails

Cyprus – Minister Pledges Probe into Chemtrails

Agriculture and Environment Minister Nicos Kouyialis [in Cyprus] has pledged that the government will look into the alleged spraying of chemtrails in Cypriot skies, following demands by concerned citizen activist groups and farmers.

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Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

California state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity in October 2014 revealed that the oil industry had illegally dumped almost three billion gallons of wastewater from fracking (hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas) into central California aquifers. According to the Center for Biological Diversity report, the leaking occurred through at least nine injection disposal wells used by the oil industry to dispose of contaminated waste.

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Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

In January 2000, the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia, shut down the city in protest against the privatization of their municipal water system, which had resulted in rate hikes that doubled or tripled their water bills. In February of that year, Pacific News Service correspondent Jim Shultz broke the story in the Western press with “A War Over Water,” his firsthand reports of clashes between riot police and protesters

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Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

Posted by on January 26, 2016 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 8 Comments
Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

The vote to legalize hemp farming in Virginia sets the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Birth defects, premature births, endocrine disruption, cancer, Parkinson’s—why are we doing this to our kids? According to a new study published in the journal Endocrinology, oil and natural gas operations are contaminating surface and ground water with chemicals that wreak havoc on birth and growth hormones. Other recent reports show toxic levels of selenium contamination in the groundwater near fracking operations. This is leading to premature births.

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Coffee Apocalypse Coming? Demand and Brazilian Drought Point to ‘Yes’

Posted by on January 5, 2016 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 8 Comments
Coffee Apocalypse Coming? Demand and Brazilian Drought Point to ‘Yes’

Freakish weather in Brazil the country that is the largest producer of coffee, means less beans along with a projected increase in global demand. Buckle guys for global coffee shortage.

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World’s Small Farmers Fighting Back as World Trade Organization Pushes Corporate Agenda

Posted by on December 18, 2015 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 1 Comment
World’s Small Farmers Fighting Back as World Trade Organization Pushes Corporate Agenda

The WTO is aiming to strengthen a ‘corporate-driven free trade regime’ while ignoring solutions that would protect small-scale farmers and increase food security. The small farmers have robustly fighting back though.

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Project Censored #19: “Most Comprehensive” Assessment of Geoengineering Risks

Project Censored #19: “Most Comprehensive” Assessment of Geoengineering Risks

A comprehensive pair of reports by dozens of researchers convened by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) offered “a damning critique of geoengineering,” according to Tim McDonnell of Mother Jones. Highly controversial, geoengineering refers to technological efforts to counteract global warming by altering the atmosphere’s chemical composition.

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Watch How this Incredible Public Food Park Feeds 200,000 a Month

Posted by on September 11, 2015 in Farming & Gardening, Health with 15 Comments
Watch How this Incredible Public Food Park Feeds 200,000 a Month

It is becoming more apparent that we need to begin reclaiming our food supply through small-scale, wide-spread farming practices. We can no longer rely on Big Food to supply us with the nutritious food we need, and we certainly can’t rely on mega chemical companies like Monsanto to feed us with their genetically modified creations. This is why countless communities are embracing the giving art of local farms and supporting local food businesses. One Incredible Edible park in Irvine, California, formerly 7.5 acres of wasted space, is now an edible park that feeds 200,000 people every month!

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“Smart” Villages Incorporate High-Tech and Sustainable Agriculture

Posted by on June 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 5 Comments
“Smart” Villages Incorporate High-Tech and Sustainable Agriculture

Utilizing high-tech construction to create ecological ‘smart-villages,’ many rural families can expect to increase their monthly income 3-fold while living in an integrated, sustainable farm system that includes a communal farming operation of aquaponics, grain-fields watered from the fish tanks with ‘high-cost’ plants, trees, and special technology in ‘autopots’ that reduce the need for pesticides and fertilizers.

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This Couple Is Giving Away an Organic Farm and $20,000 To The Best 200-Word Essay

Posted by on June 2, 2015 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 1 Comment
This Couple Is Giving Away an Organic Farm and $20,000 To The Best 200-Word Essay

Paul and Leslie Spell are the husband and wife owners and operators of Humble Heart Farms in northern Alabama, near the Tennessee border, and they’re moving, along with their 14-year-old son, to join some friends in Costa Rica. Rather than just sell the farm, they’re running a contest to see who can write the best 200-word essay, explaining why they should take over.

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