Tag: environment

U.S. Citizens Willing to Spend Billions to Protect Monarch Butterflies

U.S. Citizens Willing to Spend Billions to Protect Monarch Butterflies













Paul Sutherland, Mongabay
Waking Times

New research shows most Americans place importance on the protection of the ailing monarch butterfly, which is experiencing a steep decline in numbers. The study, published in Conservation Letters, found nearly three-quarters of those surveyed support conservation efforts for the iconic species, and are … More

April 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Environmental Toxins Linked to Rise in Autism

Environmental Toxins Linked to Rise in Autism













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Three decades ago, when I was still in medical school, autism affected one in 10,000 children.12 What changed between then and now to cause one in 50 children3 to become autistic?

Mounting research—not to mention plain logic—indicates that brain disorders are the … More

April 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Stop Dreaming, Accept ‘What is’, and Enter Your True Reality

Stop Dreaming, Accept ‘What is’, and Enter Your True Reality













Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor
Waking Times

Whatever path you choose, be it spiritual, scientific, non-spiritual, realistic, surrealistic, sooner or later, you ‘ll have to face it, that nothing turns out the way you want it to be. Can you do something about it – or should you just accept … More

March 22, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Cocaine: The New Face of Deforestation in Central America

Cocaine: The New Face of Deforestation in Central America













Mrinalini Erkenswick Watsa, Mongabay
Waking Times

In 2006, Mexico intensified its security strategy, forming an inhospitable environment for drug trafficking organizations (also known as DTOs) within the nation. The drug cartels responded by creating new trade routes along the border of Guatemala and Honduras. Soon shipments of cocaine from South … More

March 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fracking in Public Forests Leaves Long Trail of Damages

Fracking in Public Forests Leaves Long Trail of Damages













Sharon Kelly, DeSmogBlog
Waking Times

Last Wednesday, the Washington D.C. city council passed a resolution opposing fracking in the George Washington National Forest, making the nation’s capitol the third major U.S. city, after Los Angeles and Dallas, to decry the hazards of shale drilling in recent days.

The D.C. council’s … More

March 11, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Disastrous Day in Fossil Fuels: WV coal slurry spill, PA gas well explosion, ND gas explosion

Disastrous Day in Fossil Fuels: WV coal slurry spill, PA gas well explosion, ND gas explosion













Mike G, DeSmogBlog
Waking Times

West Virginia officials are reporting that a coal slurry line at the Kanawha Eagle Prep Plant, which belongs to Patriot Coal, ruptured and spilled a toxic byproduct from the coal mining and preparation process into a creek that feeds the Kanawha River early this … More

February 12, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
50 Reasons We Should Fear the Worst from Fukushima

50 Reasons We Should Fear the Worst from Fukushima













Harvey Wasserman, EcoWatch
Waking Times

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

February 3, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Demolition Planet – Awaken and Rise

Demolition Planet – Awaken and Rise













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

There comes a time when a coming convergence becomes apparent. But when it spells a very probable major cataclysm people are not too eager to see it.

But see it we must. And sound the alarm we must…as well as prepare.

Funny how that’s another … More

January 29, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
One Quarter of Sharks and Rays Threatened with Extinction

One Quarter of Sharks and Rays Threatened with Extinction













Loren Bell, Mongabay
Waking Times

One quarter of all shark and ray species are threatened with extinction, according to a new study published in the open-access journal eLife. The paper analyzed the threat and conservation status of 1,041 species of chondrichthyans—the class of fish whose skeletons are made of … More

January 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘The Wounded Dragon’ – Healing the Divine Warrior

‘The Wounded Dragon’ – Healing the Divine Warrior













Chris ‘Open’ Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Waking Times

Humanity is entering the cauldron of catalytic change

At a soul level, the strength of our yearning is collectively challenging a society founded on injustice and inequity. Catastrophic meltdown is on the horizon. How do we progress from here? We must recognise that … More

January 21, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Top Secret Pacific Trade Agreement (TPP) to Sacrifice Wildlife, Environment

Top Secret Pacific Trade Agreement (TPP) to Sacrifice Wildlife, Environment













Jeremy Hance, Mongabay
Waking Times

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

January 21, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
10 Native American Environmental Victories and Triumphs of 2013

10 Native American Environmental Victories and Triumphs of 2013













Staff, Indian Country
Waking Times

With all the talk of rising temperatures, acidifying oceans and melting polar ice, it is hard to see the healthy trees for the forest, as it were. Yes, the emerald ash borer and the mountain pine beetle are making inroads, and yes, extreme weather is … More

January 2, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Africa to Build World’s Largest Hydro-Electric Dam, but Who Will Benefit?

Africa to Build World’s Largest Hydro-Electric Dam, but Who Will Benefit?













Liz Kimbrough, Mongabay
Waking Times

The Congo River traverses the continent of Africa, ending its journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where it spills 1.5 million cubic feet per second into the Atlantic Ocean. Now, plans are underway to harness this tremendous force of water in what promises … More

December 18, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
30 Minutes Exposure To 4G Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain Activity: New Study

30 Minutes Exposure To 4G Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain Activity: New Study













Lloyd Burrell, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

The peer-reviewed journal Clinical Neurophysiology has just published research showing that 30 minutes of exposure to LTE cellphone radiation affects brain activity on both sides of the brain.1

Researchers exposed the right ear of 18 participants to LTE radio frequency radiation for 30 minutes. … More

December 16, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Texas Fracking Bonanza: How Arlington Fell to the Frackers

Texas Fracking Bonanza: How Arlington Fell to the Frackers













Julie Dermansky, DeSmogBlog
Waking Times

Fort Worth was the first major city in America to allow extensive fracking within the city limits — but it wasn’t the last. Arlington, Texas, fell to the frackers next — only this time, the frackers were required to make their installations less of … More

December 13, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Tar Sands’ Next Frontier: Shipments on the Great Lakes

Tar Sands’ Next Frontier: Shipments on the Great Lakes













Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog
Waking Times

The Great Lakes, drinking water source for over 40 million North Americans, could be the next target on tar sands marketers’ bullseye according to a major new report out by the Chicago-based Alliance for the Great Lakes.

The 24-page report, “Oil and More

December 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Day Of Mourning Statement from Leonard Peltier

Day Of Mourning Statement from Leonard Peltier













Leonard Peltier
Waking Times

Greetings my relatives friends and supporters,

It is yet another year. It seems like a thousand years ago but only a year in time in reality from the last time I dictated one of these statement for the day of mourning so, again, I want to … More

November 30, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Indigenous Peoples Threatened by Resource Exploitation

Indigenous Peoples Threatened by Resource Exploitation













Ron Corben, DW
Waking Times

A new report on minorities and indigenous people warns that the global ‘intensification’ in the exploitation of natural resources is leading to mounting conflicts for the world’s 370 million indigenous people.

The report for 2012 by the London-based human rights group, Minority Rights Group International … More

November 27, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Quicksilver Demon: Rogue Gold-Mining is the World’s Largest Source of Mercury Pollution

The Quicksilver Demon: Rogue Gold-Mining is the World’s Largest Source of Mercury Pollution













Mrinalini Erkenswick Watsa, Mongabay
Waking Times

In 1956, in the quiet seaside town of Minamata on the southwestern coast of Japan’s Kyushu Island, cats began to behave very strangely. They convulsed, displayed excessive salivation, and gradually lost the ability to walk. Then, dead birds began to fall out of the … More

November 21, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Proposed Belo Monte Gold Mine Means More Devastation for Amazon & Indigenous People

Proposed Belo Monte Gold Mine Means More Devastation for Amazon & Indigenous People













Waking Times

For years now the world has watched as native peoples of the Amazon along the Xingu river have battled against the government and corporate development of the Belo Monte Dam, a massive hydro-electric power station that will displace tens of thousands of indigenous people and destroy the … More

October 25, 2013 | By | Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More