Breaking NEWS: Quaker Oats sued over glyphosate contamination

  (NaturalHealth365) Quaker Oats and their parent company PepsiCo have recently been sued for not disclosing that 17 of their food products are contaminated. What’s the problem?  These products contain troubling levels of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killing herbicide ingredient.  The company says its products are ‘healthy,’ but would any rational person … Read moreBreaking NEWS: Quaker Oats sued over glyphosate contamination

Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

The Norwegian parliament voted this week to make Norway the world’s first country to bar its biofuel industry from importing deforestation-linked palm oil starting in 2020, The Independent reported. Environmentalists celebrated the move as a victory for rainforests, the climate and endangered species such as orangutans that have lost their habitats due to palm oil … Read moreNorway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

Scientists Discover ‘Most Diverse Coral Site’ on Great Barrier Reef

Australian scientists have found the “most diverse coral site” on the Great Barrier Reef, observing at least 195 different species of corals in space no longer than 500 meters, The Guardian reported. The non-profit organization Great Barrier Reef Legacy and marine scientist Charlie Veron, a world expert on coral reefs, confirmed the diversity of the … Read moreScientists Discover ‘Most Diverse Coral Site’ on Great Barrier Reef

As Miami Battles Sea-Level Rise, This Artist Makes Waves With His ‘Underwater Homeowners Association’

By Patrick Rogers Miami artist Xavier Cortada lives in a house that stands at six feet above sea level. The Episcopal church down the road is 11 feet above the waterline, and the home of his neighbor, a dentist, has an elevation of 13 feet. If what climate scientists predict about rising sea levels comes … Read moreAs Miami Battles Sea-Level Rise, This Artist Makes Waves With His ‘Underwater Homeowners Association’

Feds Move to Slash Sage Grouse Protections For More Oil & Gas Development

The Interior Department‘s Bureau of Land Management published proposals on Thursday designed to roll back critical measures that protect the imperiled greater sage grouse on public lands in order to boost fossil fuel development and mining in the American West. The spectacular bird once numbered 16 million and roamed across 13 Western U.S. states and … Read moreFeds Move to Slash Sage Grouse Protections For More Oil & Gas Development

In World First, Luxembourg to Make All Public Transportation Free

Luxembourg is about to become the world’s first country to make all its public transportation free under the new government’s efforts to curb traffic congestion and benefit the environment, The Guardian reported. The initiative, which will end all fares for trains, trams and buses by summer 2019, is a plan under the environmentally minded coalition … Read moreIn World First, Luxembourg to Make All Public Transportation Free

Childhood vaccine safety data results hidden by government health officials

  (NaturalHealth365) It has come to light that Public Health England (PHE), a major United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Care agency, has neglected to make public the results of three major clinical trials assessing the safety and effectiveness of childhood vaccines. (Gee, I wonder why.) If you’ve been reading NaturalHealth365 for some time – … Read moreChildhood vaccine safety data results hidden by government health officials

NoHo, California Is Having a Weekly Vegan Market Every Sunday Until February

This post was originally published on this site Vegan Street Fair is hosting “Vegan Sundays” in NoHo every Sunday until February 2019. Entry is free and every week there will be over 30 vendors to buy delicious vegan food from. The post NoHo, California Is Having a Weekly Vegan Market Every Sunday Until February appeared … Read moreNoHo, California Is Having a Weekly Vegan Market Every Sunday Until February

PETA Wants Us to Stop Using ‘Anti-Animal Language’

Instead of bacon, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants us to “bring home the bagels.” Instead of “killing two birds with one stone,” why not feed them a scone? In a tweet on Tuesday, the animal rights group called out the “speciesism” of our everyday conversations in order to encourage compassion for … Read morePETA Wants Us to Stop Using ‘Anti-Animal Language’

Trump’s EPA Wants to Build More Coal Plants as U.S. Consumption Falls to Lowest Level in 39 Years

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is currently overseen by ex-coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, is expected to announce a plan to end a climate regulation on coal-fired power plants on Thursday, the New York Times reported, citing four unnamed sources. The move would lift an Obama-era rule that required newly built coal-fired plants to … Read moreTrump’s EPA Wants to Build More Coal Plants as U.S. Consumption Falls to Lowest Level in 39 Years

This Company is Delivering Healthier ‘Chicken’ Nuggets to Schools in Seattle

This post was originally published on this site Seattle Food Tech is a plant-based meat company looking to get their plant-based nuggets into schools, hospitals, universities, and militaries. They will begin delivering to schools and restaurants this month! The post This Company is Delivering Healthier ‘Chicken’ Nuggets to Schools in Seattle appeared first on One … Read moreThis Company is Delivering Healthier ‘Chicken’ Nuggets to Schools in Seattle

Frack Water Considered for Irrigation and Drinking in New Mexico

Cornucopia’s Take: Fracking wastewater is notoriously polluted with radiation and numerous chemicals, many of which remain under the cloak of industry secrecy. In New Mexico, where water is scarce while oil and gas provide a significant part of the state’s funding, state officials are considering recycling frack water for use on crops and even in … Read moreFrack Water Considered for Irrigation and Drinking in New Mexico

Corona Becomes First Big Beer Brand to Trial Plastic-Free Rings

This post was originally published on this site Corona will pilot 100 percent plastic-free six pack rings in select markets—the first global beer brand to attempt the switch after moves from smaller beer companies. The plant-based rings will be piloted in Tulum, Mexico—Corona’s homeland—at the beginning of 2019. Corona’s move is part of a larger … Read moreCorona Becomes First Big Beer Brand to Trial Plastic-Free Rings

Should Vegans Have the Same Protections as Religious People? A ‘Landmark’ Case Will Decide

In the UK, it is unlawful for an employer to fire an employee based on their religion or belief. By the same token, is it ok for an employer to fire an employee if they are ethical vegans? The question of whether vegans have the same anti-discrimination protections as religious people under UK law will … Read moreShould Vegans Have the Same Protections as Religious People? A ‘Landmark’ Case Will Decide

ABC: Scientist on leave from EPA says effort to protect children from lead has stalled

According to a top scientist at the EPA, who was recently put on leave for “serious allegations” about her leadership of the Office of Children’s Health, the federal government desire to prevent lead from harming children’s health has stalled. (She has stated that her feelings and comments are being made as a pediatrician with 35 … Read moreABC: Scientist on leave from EPA says effort to protect children from lead has stalled

Has Snopes been snoped? Will retraction watch retract?

The NEVER-retracted vaccinated vs. unvaccinated study that revealed significantly higher odds in risks of chronic illness among vaccinated children is back online. But will Retraction Watch admit it launched the attack to discredit it? Will Snopes fact-check itself? If not, why not? The first-ever study of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated American children (and a subset study) … Read moreHas Snopes been snoped? Will retraction watch retract?