Animal agriculture, water consumption, pollution
Seemingly natural disasters, fires, floods, tornadoes, volcanoes,
Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide,
Contamination of water and food
We find ourselves all across the world finding a wide array of solutions.
As some people get sick we find temporary ways to make them feel better.
This system is faulty and found on all levels. Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For. Environmental Shittiness.
A Montanan's Frustration with Hurricane Harvey. I want to first offer my condolences to all affected by Hurricane Harvey, in Houston and around the country and the world.
It has been a horrific tragedy in many ways, including the shock for those who have lost all their worldly possessions let alone those who have lost friends and family. And I encourage anyone and everyone who can afford to, to help with disaster relief through reliable resources. This article is in no way meant to minimize the tragedies and impact of Hurricane Harvey across the Southern United States. Most millennials are hoping to retire early, but only a fraction are doing what it takes. 100,000 Pages of Chemical Industry Secrets Gathered Dust in an Oregon Barn for Decades — Until Now. For decades, some of the dirtiest, darkest secrets of the chemical industry have been kept in Carol Van Strum’s barn.
Creaky, damp, and prowled by the occasional black bear, the listing, 80-year-old structure in rural Oregon housed more than 100,000 pages of documents obtained through legal discovery in lawsuits against Dow, Monsanto, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, the Air Force, and pulp and paper companies, among others.
What will the English language be like in 100 years? One way of predicting the future is to look back at the past.
The global role English plays today as a lingua franca – used as a means of communication by speakers of different languages – has parallels in the Latin of pre-modern Europe. Having been spread by the success of the Roman Empire, Classical Latin was kept alive as a standard written medium throughout Europe long after the fall of Rome. But the Vulgar Latin used in speech continued to change, forming new dialects, which in time gave rise to the modern Romance languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and Italian.
Similar developments may be traced today in the use of English around the globe, especially in countries where it functions as a second language. Neo-Nazism - Wikipedia. Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II social or political movements seeking to revive the ideology of Nazism. The term neo-Nazism can also refer to the ideology of these movements. Neo-Nazism borrows elements from Nazi doctrine, including ultranationalism, racism, ableism, xenophobia, homophobia, antiziganism, antisemitism, and initiating the Fourth Reich.
Holocaust denial is a common feature, as is the incorporation of Nazi symbols and admiration of Adolf Hitler. Neo-Nazi activity is a global phenomenon, with organized representation in many countries, as well as international networks. In some European and Latin American countries, laws have been enacted that prohibit the expression of pro-Nazi, racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic views.
Many Nazi-related symbols are banned in European countries in an effort to curtail neo-Nazism. History Celebration — There is no "Away" That's been my refrain time and again as I've learned about the far reaching effects of plastic.
Had I known that plastics never really go away, that all the ziploc bags I used for my kids snacks, the balloons tied up with colorful curly ribbon that I bought to surprise them on their birthdays, the glitter paints, plastic paintbrushes and stickers, the ridiculous plastic do-dads and knick-knacks I bought to reward them or make them smile, well, had I known those (entirely unnecessary) plastics would long outlive us all... that pound for pound, microgram for microgram, every single piece of plastic I've ever had pass through my household is now a burden to the planet and it's oceans and the amazing creatures in it, for all of time as we know it.
What natural purpose does oil/petrolium in the ground serve for Earth? US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 “Victim Nations” Since World War II. First published in November 2015 After the catastrophic attacks of September 11 2001 monumental sorrow and a feeling of desperate and understandable anger began to permeate the American psyche.
A few people at that time attempted to promote a balanced perspective by pointing out that the United States had also been responsible for causing those same feelings in people in other nations, but they produced hardly a ripple. Although Americans understand in the abstract the wisdom of people around the world empathizing with the suffering of one another, such a reminder of wrongs committed by our nation got little hearing and was soon overshadowed by an accelerated “war on terrorism.”
But we must continue our efforts to develop understanding and compassion in the world. Hopefully, this article will assist in doing that by addressing the question “How many September 11ths has the United States caused in other nations since WWII?” The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here - Rolling Stone. Historians may look to 2015 as the year when shit really started hitting the fan.
Some snapshots: In just the past few months, record-setting heat waves in Pakistan and India each killed more than 1,000 people. In Washington state's Olympic National Park, the rainforest caught fire for the first time in living memory. London reached 98 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest July day ever recorded in the U.K.; The Guardian briefly had to pause its live blog of the heat wave because its computer servers overheated. Wind Power: Not ‘Cheap’, Not ‘Clean’ and Not ‘Green’ – STOP THESE THINGS. If This Timeline Doesn't Convince You Climate Change Is Real, Nothing Will. With today's news that August broke global temperature records, it's useful to consider how much our world's climate has changed over the years.
A fantastic new timeline created on the web comic xkcd does exactly this. Study: One-tenth of Earth's wilderness lost since the 1990s. It’s a bleak revelation — a new study reveals that about a tenth of the Earth’s wilderness has been lost since the 1990s.
Over the last 20 years, a total area half the size of the Amazon and twice the size of Alaska has been depleted. The researchers behind the study, published in the journal Current Biology, say they hope that the sobering revelation that rich natural habitats like the Amazon have been decimated in a relatively short amount of time will act as a wakeup call to global leaders to emphasize conservation efforts in their environmental protection policies. When asked why these important, at-risk areas haven’t been better protected, study lead author James Watson points the finger at government leaders around the world.
The study shows that, right now, only about 23 percent of the world’s land area remains wilderness. The majority of this wilderness is found in North Asia, North Africa, Australia, and North America (primarily in northern Canada). I Became a Citizen of Bitnation, a Blockchain-Powered Virtual Nation. Now What? Virtual.
Decentralized. Voluntary. Borderless. This is Bitnation, a blockchain-powered government service platform like nothing else. US teens often forced to trade sex work for food, study finds. Teenagers in America are resorting to sex work because they cannot afford food, according to a study that suggests widespread hunger in the world’s wealthiest country.
Focus groups in all 10 communities analysed by the Urban Institute, a Washington-based thinktank, described girls “selling their body” or “sex for money” as a strategy to make ends meet. Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes. Signs and Symptoms of Anger-Related Issues – Causes and Effects. According to a study conducted by the Harvard Medical School, close to 8 percent of adolescents display anger issues that qualify for lifetime diagnoses of intermittent explosive disorder. Anger issues aren’t limited to teens, and it’s important to understand anger symptoms, causes and effects if you suspect you are, or someone you know is, suffering from an anger disorder. What Are the Types of Anger Disorders? Individuals who have trouble controlling anger or who experience anger outside of a normal emotional scope can present with different types of anger disorders. Different experts have published contradicting lists of anger types, but some widely accepted forms of anger include: Passive Anger.
How a Mother's Love Changes a Child's Brain. Nurturing a child early in life may help him or her develop a larger hippocampus, the brain region important for learning, memory and stress responses, a new study shows. Previous animal research showed that early maternal support has a positive effect on a young rat's hippocampal growth, production of brain cells and ability to deal with stress. Studies in human children, on the other hand, found a connection between early social experiences and the volume of the amygdala, which helps regulate the processing and memory of emotional reactions.
Numerous studies also have found that children raised in a nurturing environment typically do better in school and are more emotionally developed than their non-nurtured peers. Brain images have now revealed that a mother’s love physically affects the volume of her child’s hippocampus. As July's Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting : The Two-Way : NPR. Sea ice melts off the beach of Barrow, Alaska, where Operation IceBridge is based for its summer 2016 campaign. Kate Ramsayer/NASA hide caption toggle caption Kate Ramsayer/NASA Sea ice melts off the beach of Barrow, Alaska, where Operation IceBridge is based for its summer 2016 campaign.
Tangled inefficient electric lines. Why are so many gifted students and adults underachievers? - Quora. Maternal Disrupted Communication During Face-to-Face Interaction at 4 months: Relation to Maternal and Infant Cortisol Among at-Risk Families. Border Pride. Naperville residents claim retention pond is making them sick. Mental Health. We May Have Just A Year To Prepare For A Supervolcanic Eruption. Yes, the Saudi government helped the 9/11 terrorists. Now we know why the missing 28 pages on 9/11 were kept under lock and key for 15 years: They show the hijackers got help across America from Saudi diplomats and spies in the run-up to the attacks. List of fallacies.
Orthostatic hypotension. 16 years ago, a doctor published a study. It was completely made up, and it made us all sicker. Our ambiguous world of words. Sex Slavery and Trafficking. Home : STOP Trafficking : Learn More : Sex Trafficking FAQ Sex Slavery/Trafficking: Frequently Asked Questions. Why You Shouldn't Eat ANY Snow, Not Just Yellow Snow. NASA claims: Dozens of advanced ancient civilizations collapsed before us. 2014 Ukrainian revolution. The Ukrainian revolution of 2014 (also known as the Euromaidan Revolution or Revolution of Dignity; Ukrainian: Революція гідності, Revoliutsiia hidnosti) took place in Ukraine in February 2014, when a series of violent events involving protesters, riot police, and unknown shooters in the capital, Kiev, culminated in the ousting of Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych. This was followed by a series of changes in Ukraine's sociopolitical system, including the formation of a new interim government, the restoration of the previous constitution, and a call to hold impromptu presidential elections within months. Overview of the occupation of central Kiev by protestors in early February 2014 Background Overview
Science Sheds Light Why Heating Your Food With Microwave Radiation Might Be A Bad Idea. How You Will Die. Raising Considerate Children in a Me-First World. 17 People Reveal The Disadvantages Of Being Smart. Information pollution. Miscarriage. 500 Year Floods Now Coming to New York Every 24 Years. Illinois Floodplain Maps - FIRMS. Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America. 11 Thought Provoking Images Show What Humans Are Really Doing To The Planet. Four men reveal the trauma of becoming a dad by deception. GT misdiagnosis. GT misdiagnosis. Why Love And Light Is Only One Side Of The Awakening Story. High school sets up autistic kids to fail in college. Here's how to fix the problem. 27 Powerful Images That Sum up How Smartphones Are Ruining Our Lives - BlazePress. Dad Calls Cops on Son to Teach Him a Lesson, Cops Shoot Son Dead. Mother Calls Police to Help Her Son Take His Medicine, Cop Shows Up and Shoots Him.
Mobile Phones Health Hazards, Risks and Dangers. 25 Strange “Symptoms” People Are Experiencing Worldwide. 20 Top Internet Ruin Pornographers. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Results Point to Major Economic Slowdown - Live Trading News. Officials Declare 'Eating Healthy' a Mental Disorder. Orthorexia nervosa. Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative. Pyranine - COLORANTS. World Fishing & Aquaculture - Slavery in fishing. This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we've surrendered to cars. Less than two percent of the Hiroshima bomb's uranium actually detonated. Man Who Beat Cancer Explains Why He Refuses to Support Cancer Charities. Doing Away with Demolition by Neglect - Main Street. The death of the American mall. Top 10 US cities running out of water - NaturalNews.com.
Government tears down man’s makeshift tent in the woods, leaves him homeless. Impact on the poorest. Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Short Film Will Leave You Speechless. Social Inequality and SES. What Will Happen When the Earth’s Magnetic Field Switches. The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence. How Bad Is California's Drought? This Bad. Two More Mysterious Siberian Craters Discovered. First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Plastic Debris In Our Oceans. Scientists Get First Look Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater. California wake-up call: Extreme drought will lead to migration exit and real estate collapse - NaturalNews.com. Mysterious Sinkholes Are Forming Near the Site of This Rising Supertall. Climate Change And Air Pollution Could Join Forces To Make The World Even Hungrier. Global Energy Projections for 2040. We're covered in germs. Let's design for that. Life Just got a lot Worse for People living in Gaza.
It Was So Cold in Canada, the Ground Exploded. State of the Planet. 20 Things To Start Doing In Your Relationships - Buddhist Things. Symphony of Science: Al Gore on Climate Reality. News. What kind of Afghanistan will foreign forces leave? Yellowstone Earthquake Threat High In 2014, Says USGS; What Does This Mean For A Volcano Eruption?
Polar vortex. Previously Uncontacted Tribe Have Contracted Influenza. 5 Scary Effects Of Climate Change That Could Happen In Your Lifetime. Will Global Crises Lead to THIS Beautiful Resolve? Watch These Zambian Children Getting Clean Water For The First Time. Their Reaction Will Humble You. Yellowstone supervolcano 'even more colossal' It Was So Cold in Canada, the Ground Exploded.