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Over The Last 7 Days Our Planet Has Been Violently Shaken By 144 Major Earthquakes

Posted by on August 25, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Over The Last 7 Days Our Planet Has Been Violently Shaken By 144 Major Earthquakes

Within the past few days, we have seen an enormous magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Venezuela and a giant magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Fiji. Where will the next one strike?

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“It’s About Time”: Canada Celebrated for Banning Bee-Killing Neonics While US Backslides

Posted by on August 15, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
“It’s About Time”: Canada Celebrated for Banning Bee-Killing Neonics While US Backslides

While the Trump administration recently moved to roll back a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides in U.S. wildlife refuges, Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency on Wednesday unveiled plans to phase out two of the three main neonics currently allowed in the country. As The Canadian Press noted, “The agency has already announced plans to phase out the third pesticide in all outdoor uses, meaning it can’t be sprayed or used to pre-treat seeds before planting.”

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Bayer Stock Nosedives After Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Covering Up Cancer Risks

Posted by on August 13, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Bayer Stock Nosedives After Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Covering Up Cancer Risks

A jury’s decision last Friday to fine Monsanto $289 million is earth-shattering news. Apparently financial markets and analysts agree. Bayer stock nosedived after a jury’s decision last Friday to fine Monsanto $289 million for covering up cancer risks and causing terminal cancer.

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‘Guilty on All Counts!’: In Historic Victory, Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

Posted by on August 12, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
‘Guilty on All Counts!’: In Historic Victory, Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held to account for the powerful company’s toxic and deadly legacy, a court in California on Friday found the corporation liable for damages suffered by a cancer patient who alleged his sickness was directly caused by exposure to the glyphosate-based herbicides, including the widely used weedkiller Roundup.

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Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide That Harms Kids’ Brains

Posted by on August 11, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide That Harms Kids’ Brains

In a scathing opinion, a federal court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban chlorpyrifos, a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children.

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Newly Elected President of Mexico to Ban Fracking

Posted by on August 4, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Newly Elected President of Mexico to Ban Fracking

Mexico’s president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he will end the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, once he enters office on Dec. 1.

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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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’

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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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