Margie King, Green Med Info
Despite all the warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero. They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control. Parents are even feeding diet sodas to their children in the … More
Daniel Jennings, Off The Grid News
A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry.
Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.
Modern Farmer magazine discovered that there is a movement among … More
Harvey Wasserman, EcoWatch
Fukushima’s missing melted cores and radioactive gushers continue to fester in secret.
Japan’s harsh dictatorial censorship has been matched by a global corporate media blackout aimed—successfully—at keeping Fukushima out of the public eye.
But that doesn’t keep the actual radiation out of our ecosystem, our … More
Jamie Lee, Contributor
“There are no safe levels of radiation.” -Barrie Trower, Physicist and former Military expert on Microwave Radiation
The mass rollout of Wifi over the past decade has been phenomenal as to how integrated it has become in all facets of our society and our … More
Stefan Kistler, Alianza Arkana
Last week Peruvian governmental authorities released test results that prove alarming levels of contamination in Peru’s largest national reserve, Pacaya Samiria. The park has been declared a “wetland of international importance” by international treaty and is part of Kukama Kukamilla indigenous territory. The contaminated … More
Sharon Wilson & Alan Septoff, Earth Island Journal
When Texans say “no” to oil and gas development, it’s a sign that times are a-changin’
The earthquakes you may have heard about — the 30 tremblors that have struck north central Texas since November 1 and have damaged many … More
The addictive and health-harming nature of sugar and processed food has been repeatedly confirmed through the years, and genetically engineered foods rank equally high on the list when it comes to foods that do more harm than good.
Monsanto, as most of you may already know, … More
Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor
The impact and significance of alternative media continues to grow every day. Critics from the mainstream like to discard it as an outlet for conspiracy theories and amateur journalism. Is it really this simple?
Or is the mainstream media becoming aware of this … More
Ben Jervey, DeSmogBlog
As a direct result of the Bakken shale oil boom, more crude oil was spilled from rail cars last year than in the previous four decades combined. That’s according to a McClatchy analysis of federal data from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, … More
Thomas Hintze, Waging Nonviolence Guest
There are a number of important political lessons we can derive from this year’s big holiday movies, but the most valuable might come from audiences: Movies about desperate people sell. For the third straight weekend, American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street… More
Kris Gunnars, Guest
Processed foods are bad. They are the main reason why people all over the world are getting fat and sick. How do we know?
Every time a population adopts a “Western” diet high in processed foods, they get sick.
It happens within a few … More
Soren Dreier, Guest
I have a special category for the use of Cannabis either for recreational use or medicinal use against several ailments. The reason is that it is a miraculous plant and it should be free to use without fearing the punishment of the Matrix.… More
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay
Environmental groups have blasted draft text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) released yesterday by WikiLeaks as potentially devastating to the environment and wildlife. The massive 12-nation free trade agreement has been negotiated in secret now for almost four years, and the information release by WikiLeaks … More
Brandon Turbeville, Guest
With the latest round of hysteria regarding the prevalence of the annual flu season and the “need” for the flu vaccine in full swing, one unaccustomed to reading the details of government statistics and the arguments for or against vaccination might justifiably be terrorized into … More
Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
A new study published in the January issue of International Journal of Toxicology titled, “Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient,” raises renewed concern that formulations of the world’s most popular … More
Vicki Hird, EcoWatch
They say every cloud has a silver lining, and since the horsemeat scandal in 2013 it has become much easier to talk about meat—more people seem to know and care about the impact of meat production and consumption and the benefits of cutting down. They’re … More
There is no shortage of research linking excessive sugar consumption with obesity, and the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages appears to have a particularly strong link.
It was five years ago when UCLA researchers found that adults who drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day are … More
Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D., GreenMedInfo
The day has come and your little bundle is here. The wonder of it is overwhelming: this human grew out of two cells, inside you, and despite those last couple of days feeling like a year each, all of this happened in 9 … More