Tag: pesticides

Neonics Causing Bee Collapse with ‘Limited to No Benefit’ for Farmers

Neonics Causing Bee Collapse with ‘Limited to No Benefit’ for Farmers

Alex Pietrowski – Why are we still using neonicotinoids?

Monsanto Has Known Since 1981 That Glyphosate Promotes Cancer

Monsanto Has Known Since 1981 That Glyphosate Promotes Cancer

Dr. Mercola – A researcher discovered a cover up about Monsanto and toxic Roundup.

77 Therapeutic and Household for Hydrogen Peroxide

77 Therapeutic and Household for Hydrogen Peroxide

Julian Thomas – From improving health to disinfecting your house, this is one of the most potent medicines available.

The ‘Big 6′ Chemical Companies Now Make 50,000 Different Pesticides

The ‘Big 6′ Chemical Companies Now Make 50,000 Different Pesticides

Christina Sarich – With 50,000 types of pesticides, who are the real vermin here?

What Happens When a Family Eats Only Organic Food for 2 Weeks

What Happens When a Family Eats Only Organic Food for 2 Weeks

Video – A family takes part in an experiment during which they will eat only organic food for the duration of two weeks. Watch to see what happens to the levels of pesticides present in their bodies.

Monsanto Is About To Escape All Regulation From The USDA

Monsanto Is About To Escape All Regulation From The USDA

Christina Sarich – What’s an intentional mutation? Nothing more than a fancy technological phrase which describes a new way that biotech is getting around regulatory approval for genetically modified crops.

Just How Much Pesticide are You Eating Everyday?

Just How Much Pesticide are You Eating Everyday?

Christina Sarich – If then, more than 80% of the ‘staple’ crops in the US are planted with GM varieties of corn, soy, and cotton, then we can assume that we are all eating a big heaping helping of those herbicides and pesticides, right?

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The Myth of Safe Pesticides

The Myth of Safe Pesticides

Dr. Mercola – In the US, there are about 80,000 registered chemicals used. Of these, only a few hundred are actually tested for safety, and even that testing is considered to be inadequate by most toxicologists.

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Toxins in the Food Chain, And Why Quality Supplementation is Necessary

Toxins in the Food Chain, And Why Quality Supplementation is Necessary

Dr. Eldon Dahl – “People are not allergic to gluten; they are allergic to toxins – we do not have pure food any longer.”

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New, More Toxic Breed of Genetically Engineered Crops Gain Approval

New, More Toxic Breed of Genetically Engineered Crops Gain Approval

Dr. Mercola – Instead of taking a proactive approach to save the environment and human life, the USDA has decided to deregulate Dow Chemical’s next-generation GE crops…

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Vaccines and Pesticides May Create The Perfect Storm To Initiate Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Vaccines and Pesticides May Create The Perfect Storm To Initiate Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Dave Mihalovic – Autism spectrum disorder likely has a number of causes involving synergistic toxicity between vaccines, the environment and some degree of genetic susceptibility…

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The Contamination of Natural Kaua`i

The Contamination of Natural Kaua`i

Paul Koberstein, Guest Waking Times The Garden Island’s rare plants and wildlife are being put at risk by the toxic chemicals used on GMO test fields. Given its fragile and unusually rich ecology, the Hawaiian island of Kaua`i seems ill-suited as a site for agricultural experiments that use heavy amounts of toxic chemicals. But four…
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Based on the sheer amount of research studies available dating back to the 1950s on the association between industrial chemicals and neurobehavioral disorders - it makes sense that more recent studies are finally starting to emphasize the chemical/neurodevelopmental disorder connection. That is, additional links to keynotes seen in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)…
Not Just the Bees – Pesticides Wiping Out Birds Too

Not Just the Bees – Pesticides Wiping Out Birds Too

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Netherlands researchers fear the second coming of Silent Spring. "Neonicotinoids were always regarded as selective toxins. But our results suggest that they may affect the entire ecosystem," says Hans de Kroon of Radboud University and co-author of a study recently published in Nature journal. It's not just the bees. There…
7 Ways Probiotics Detoxify Your Body

7 Ways Probiotics Detoxify Your Body

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times You've probably heard the buzz already about the many health benefits of probiotics, a word which literally translates to: pro- "for" + biotics "life" -- FOR LIFE.  But did you know that these remarkable commensal microorganisms, which outnumber our bodily cells 10 to 1, and contribute over 95% of our…
The Complete History of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

The Complete History of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

Hanzai E, Lost in the Bamboo Forest Waking Times Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as "most evil corporation on Earth!" Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, atop a mountain of rotting corpses, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet…
The Kaua`i Cocktail – How Big Agribusiness is Poisoning Hawaii

The Kaua`i Cocktail – How Big Agribusiness is Poisoning Hawaii

Paul Koberstein, Guest Waking Times Highly toxic pesticides are being applied to GMO fields on Kaua`i at a heavier rate than on most US farms, an analysis of new data reveals. The Hawaiian island of Kaua‘i has become Ground Zero in the intense domestic political battle over genetically modified crops. But the fight isn't just…
Monsanto’s Roundup Found in 75% of Air and Rain Samples

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in 75% of Air and Rain Samples

John Deike, EcoWatch Waking Times A new U.S. Geological Survey has concluded that pesticides can be found in, well, just about anything. Roundup herbicide, Monsanto’s flagship weed killer, was present in 75 percent of air and rainfall test samples, according to the study, which focused on Mississippi’s highly fertile Delta agricultural region. GreenMedInfo reports new research, soon to be published…
More Evidence Emerges That Insecticides Are Responsible For Collapse of Honey Bee Colonies

More Evidence Emerges That Insecticides Are Responsible For Collapse of Honey Bee Colonies

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Two widely used neonicotinoids--a class of insecticide--appear to significantly harm honey bee colonies over the winter, particularly during colder winters, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The study replicated a 2012 finding from the same research group that found a link between low…
The Co-Evolution of Bees and Flowers: An Electric Symbiosis Not to Be Interrupted with Pesticide Chemicals

The Co-Evolution of Bees and Flowers: An Electric Symbiosis Not to Be Interrupted with Pesticide Chemicals

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times If you are still spraying your nursery flowers and plants with neonicotinoid insecticides, you are likely interrupting an age-old dance carried out between bees and flowers. Not only are bees dying from the use of these dangerous chemicals, but the act is interrupting a long and beneficial history between…