Video - Can Internet overuse result in destructive behaviors? Here’s a short film that offers a glimpse into a correctional facility set up for young Internet addicts in China.
Zen Gardner – Underground bunkers or not, the rapid deterioration of our environment is leading toward a dead planet if their machinations aren’t halted some time very soon.
Dr. Mercola – While you may not directly feel the impact of garbage while going about your day to day life, it’s quite literally choking the life out of our ecosystem…
Cole Mellino – This may be the most important documentary film made, and the Chines government is afraid that you’ll see it.
Video - Are you a single serving type of person? Perhaps we should all reconsider the benefits of convenient single serving foods and products versus what happens to all of that extra packaging. Just watch!
Video – A truly shocking video about something you wouldn’t ever imagine about the Maldives!
Lynn Hasselberger – It seems nearly impossible to escape plastic in our every day lives, and we can’t escape plastic pollution, either.
Dave Mihalovic, Prevent Disease Waking Times Are you seeing more people sneezing and tearing up every allergy season? Studies show that allergies are on the rise in developed countries, including the United States — not just seasonal allergies, but allergies of all kinds. Officials say they can’t quite pinpoint the mysterious cause behind such a […]
Nicholas Barrett, Mongabay Waking Times Small fragments of plastic waste are damaging the health of lugworms, putting a key cog in marine ecosystems at risk. Published in Current Biology, a new study by scientists at the University of Exeter and the University of Plymouth shows the impact of microplastics on the marine worms’ health and behavior. […]
Bridie Jabour, The Guardian Waking Times Three million cubic metres of sediment from dredging to expand a coal port will be dumped in the Great Barrier Reef marine park, after the park authority approved the move on Friday. The spoil resulting from the Abbot Point port project is to be dumped 24km away at a […]
Nicholas St. Fleur, Mongabay Waking Times The catastrophic explosion that spewed some five million barrels of oil deep into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 will take a heavy toll in the ocean’s lowest layers for years to come. That’s the stark conclusion of seafloor research conducted six months after the Deepwater Horizon oil […]
Cosmic Convergence, Guest Waking Times Never before in the modern era has humankind been confronted with a nuclear disaster the likes of Fukushima. Truly, Japan has become the location of the greatest nuclear catastrophe in history, one that has defied countless attempts to resolve it. Although it was once imagined to occur in China on the […]
Elizabeth Hand, De Smog Blog Waking Times Early scientific analysis predicted that the risks associated with hazardous waste injection wells would be negligible. Unfortunately, experience has indicated that disposing of hazardous waste deep underground has been linked to water contamination, destroyed ecosystems, toxic leaks and earthquakes. Now we are learning that there is a difference between scientific […]
Stefanie Spear, Guest Waking Times It’s virtually impossible these days to read, listen to or watch a news program that doesn’t mention hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Nearly every day, EcoWatch posts at least one article on fracking and last week was no different. Big news last week was the announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that […]
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times About 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year. In the US alone, about 30+ million tons of plastic waste is dumped into the solid waste system, including various plastic containers, bags and other types of packaging, with only about 10% being recycled. Plastic, which was once regarded […]
Jill Richardson, Guest Writer Waking Times Turning your lawn into something more beautiful and useful would save time and money while curbing pollution and water usage. Have you taken your hounds fox hunting lately? You haven’t? Well, maybe you’ve gone to visit a friend’s estate in a horse and carriage? You haven’t done that either, […]
Lisa Garber, Natural Society Waking Times We know fracking isn’t exactly the safest of practices. We’ve heard of its propensity to pollute our air and drinking water and thereby raise human health concerns. The media, however, isn’t talking about the massive sinkholes pockmarking the nation, the radiation leaks, and other lesser known but no less earth-shattering effects […]
Marco Torres & Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease Waking Times Free from the limitations that currently exist on Earth. A world of endless possibilities filled with nations of cooperative families and communities who have one goal–to function as a unit. One that can only survive through the purest, positive intent to benefit humanity. This is our […]
The Health Coach, Contributing Writer Waking Times Here’s the law of the land which must first be understood, if we are to heal what ails us. As human beings, we come from Planet Earth. Our bodies are made from earthstuff. All of the constituents which comprise the human body come from the earth. All of […]
Carol Linnitt, DeSmogBlog Waking Times Today federal scientists from Environment Canada presented research at an international toxicology conference in the U.S. that indicates contaminants from the Alberta tar sands are polluting the landscape on a scale much larger than previously thought. A team lead by federal scientist Jane Kirk discovered contaminants in lakes as far as 100 kilometers […]