Argentina: The Country That Monsanto Poisoned. By Michael Warren and Natacha Pisarenko / overgrowthesystem.com/ Jan 12, 2015 American biotechnology has turned Argentina into the world’s third-largest soybean producer, but the chemicals powering the boom aren’t confined to soy and cotton and corn fields.
They routinely contaminate homes and classrooms and drinking water. A growing chorus of doctors and scientists is warning that their uncontrolled use could be responsible for the increasing number of health problems turning up in hospitals across the South American nation. In the heart of Argentina’s soybean business, house-to-house surveys of 65,000 people in farming communities found cancer rates two to four times higher than the national average, as well as higher rates of hypothyroidism and chronic respiratory illnesses. Associated Press photographer Natacha Pisarenko spent months documenting the issue in farming communities across Argentina.
In Santa Fe, cancer rates are two times to four times higher than the national average. Chemical Pollution Found in Animals Living In The Deepest Oceans. Wherever humans go, we usually leave a trail of pollution behind, and it seems this applies even to the road untraveled, like unexplored parts of the ocean's deepest trenches.
Crustaceans living 10 kilometers (6 miles) below sea level have been found to carry high levels of harmful industrial chemicals. MIT Scientist Uncovers Link Between Glyphosate, GMOs And The Autism Epidemic. Autism is one of humanity’s most mysterious afflictions.
The disorder, which can hinder communication, empathy and other social skills on a spectrum ranging from mild to severe, affects as many as 1 in 68 children born in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, up from 1 in 150 at the turn of the century. No one knows exactly what has caused the increase, but one researcher is pointing her finger at a chemical called glyphosate, more widely known as the active ingredient in the ubiquitous weed killer Roundup. Agribusiness giant Monsanto introduced Roundup Ready soybeans to the United States in 1994, which are genetically modified to resist glyphosate so farmers can spray their fields with the weed killer without damaging their crops.
Today, some 90 percent of soy and corn grown in the country are Roundup Ready. THIS is The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (And It’s NOT the gluten!) - Organic And Healthy. I reasoned that it couldn’t be the gluten or wheat hybridization.
Gluten and wheat hybrids have been consumed for thousands of years. It just didn’t make sense that this could be the reason for so many people suddenly having problems with wheat and gluten in general in the past 5-10 years. Finally, the answer came over dinner a couple of months ago with a friend who was well versed in the wheat production process. World Oceans Day 2016: Shocking photos of marine pollution around the planet. World Oceans Day, marked every year on 8 June, aims to remind people of the huge role our oceans play in everyday life.
The seas are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe; and also its heart, the lifeblood of communities around the world. Our oceans regulate the climate, feed millions of people every year and are home to an incredible array of wildlife. This year's theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet, aiming to raise awareness of plastic pollution.
Plastic is a serious threat because it degrades very slowly, polluting waterways for a very long time. In addition, plastic pollution impacts the health of aquatic animals because animals, including zooplankton, mistake the microbeads used in beauty products for food. A World Economic Forum report, released January 2016, estimates the oceans currently hold more than 150 million tons of plastics and warns that they will contain more plastics than fish by 2050.
Den stora kvicksilverbluffen. Everyone waited for it to be taken down. 150 million views later, it's still up. Watch it here. I first heard about the documentary on Saturday morning.
As usual, I was awoken by one of my children crawling into our bed. It was my older daughter, who brought a book and curled up under the covers. Being the digital addict that I am, I groggily turned on my phone, and something strange was happening — a bunch of people were talking about a documentary, "Under the Dome," that had just been released in China. Within 24 hours of its release, it had over 100 million views online. Over the weekend, it had over 150 million views. MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half Of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic By 2025. Nick Meyer, althealthworks.com Research scientist Stephanie Seneff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a widely published author on topics ranging from Azlheimer’s Disease to autism and cardiovascular disease, raised plenty of eyebrows recently with a bold proclamation on autism at a special panel in Massachusetts about genetically modified organisms and other topics.
“At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic,” Seneff said last Thursday in Groton, MA at an event sponsored by the holistic-focused Groton Wellness organization. Seneff presented slides showing a remarkably consistent correlation between the rising use of Roundup (with its active ingredient glyphosate) on crops and the rising rates of autism; while it doesn’t show a direct correlation it does give researchers plenty to think about, especially considering Seneff’s research into the side effects of autism that mimic glyphosate toxicity and deficiencies.
Dr. Dr. You’ll Never Guess What Killed $3,000,000 Worth Of Horses. At the time, what was wrong with the horses was a complete mystery, but in 2003, something in the horse’s behavior tipped them off.
During the winter of 2003/2004, the Justus’s got a lot of snow. 32 Photos That Shows How Bad Pollution Has Become in China. With China’s new elite and economic growth of more than 10%, the environment was forced to take a back seat.
It’s the most populous country on earth and it is starting to show increased incidences of birth defects and some of the dirtiest air in the world. Its so bad a new word for it has been coined: “Smogpocalypse” With that being said it does not mean that China is not trying to change things. They are the world leaders in investing in low-carbon energy technology. They are also making long-term commitments to fight their problems. The following photographs shows to prove that economic growth comes at a cost, and the long-term effects are still greatly unclear. Somebody Took a Picture of Beijing’s Skyline for a Year—and It’s Horrifying. Air quality charts, studies, and even fashion trends prove just how terrible pollution has been in China.
Still, for many of its citizens, the issue just doesn’t seem urgent enough. So, to make it plain and simple, one Beijing resident took photos of the same spot in the city’s skyline for 365 days and blogged about them. “Like a lot of people, I forget [pollution level] readings as soon as I read them,” Zou Yi told China Environmental News. The truth you're not being told about the Toledo water crisis in Ohio: Chemical agriculture poisoned the water - NaturalNews.com. What's Happening In The Skies Over This Canadian Town Is Creeping The Kids Right Out. This is the First Nations of Aamjiwnaang burial grounds. These people have been here for hundreds of years and about 70 years ago they got some great new neighbors. This is the Chemical Valley. 8 Foods Even The Experts Won’t Eat. By April McCarthy Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health.
Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods. Clean eating means choosing fruits, vegetables, and meats that are raised, grown, and sold with minimal processing. Colony Collapse Disorder Is Not What You Think. As I slipped on the pants, the white fabric dingy and stained, almond farmer Nate Siemens told me to stuff the long, wide cuffs down into my shoes. “Tuck those edges down as far as you can—they will sting through your socks.” I pulled on the hat, mesh falling over my eyes, and slipped my hands into the big, thick gloves.
Siemens had on his own gloves and canopied hat—the springtime uniform of almond growers. We were ready for an encounter with more than 100,000 bees. While the polar vortex was sending icy jabs of arctic air as far south as Atlanta in February, a warm winter in California’s Central Valley meant the new growing season was getting off to an early start. Almonds don’t require much human labor this time of year, but every spring around 60 percent of the country’s 2.5 million hives arrive here on 18-wheelers from as far away as the Midwest to pollinate the state’s second-largest cash crop, worth $4 billion annually.
There's No Way I'm Eating My Next Seafood Dinner Without Checking This Chart First. You May Want To Sit Down For This. Just Not On Your Couch. Or My Couch. Or Any Couch. Everyone has a fear of fire, right? No one wants to burn up in a fire. The temperature rises and rises until suddenly everything is burning. Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence. Mass Dolphin Deaths Caused By Human Activity: How We May Be Compromising Immune Systems Of Marine Mammals. People Should Know About This Awful Thing We Do, And Most Of Us Are Simply Unaware. Everyone 'is now polluted'
Virtually every human being on Earth can now be considered physiologically and biochemically polluted by human-made chemicals, a leading medical doctor will tell CleanUp 2013 in Melbourne today. However, Dr James Siow of Australia's National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) says both governments and the healthcare profession have been slow to respond to the rise in chronic ill health due to low-level, unavoidable chemical contamination in air, water, food and the modern living environment. Toxic Chemical Ingredients in Cosmetics and Skin Care Products. Åkrarna gödslas med p-piller. Döden i knuten: så förgiftar vi våra hundar utan att veta om det ~ Cutie Pie Polly. Be Advised! Aspartame Changed its Name to AminoSweet. Aspartame, the artificial sweetener linked to cancer, heart palpitations, seizures, weight gain and other severe medical issues, is now going by the name AminoSweet.
Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists. The world’s most widely used insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively that global food production is at risk, according to a comprehensive scientific assessment of the chemicals’ impacts. The researchers compare their impact with that reported in Silent Spring, the landmark 1962 book by Rachel Carson that revealed the decimation of birds and insects by the blanket use of DDT and other pesticides and led to the modern environmental movement. Billions of dollars’ worth of the potent and long-lasting neurotoxins are sold every year but regulations have failed to prevent the poisoning of almost all habitats, the international team of scientists concluded in the most detailed study yet. As a result, they say, creatures essential to global food production – from bees to earthworms – are likely to be suffering grave harm and the chemicals must be phased out.
Chemtrails Finally Proven By Whistleblower? So Many Brits Use Cocaine That It’s Showing Up in the Water.