If you think the argument of genetic modification is philosophical you are in for a surprise. New research finds GMO soybeans accumulate formaldehyde. GMO soybean plants also have weakened immunity.
Do you feel better when you head out into nature? Sure you do. But did you know that hanging out regularly in a natural space, surrounded by the blues and greens of nature will raise our well-being as we age?
You are looking at my surfboard. Notice the blackened area in the middle. This is from a tar ball from the Santa Barbara oil spill. Are we ready to get out of toxic oil yet? Here’s how we can do it now.
What does smoking – which would necessarily include first-, second-, and third-hand smoking – have to do with anxiety and depression?
Genetically modified bananas are coming. The new genetic manipulation is aimed to help reverse vitamin A deficiency, just as the GMO Golden Rice was aimed at. Yet just like Golden Rice, the new banana may not be such a bright idea.
Recent research from Michigan State University reveals that farms using chemical fertilizers are significantly contributing to the atmosphere’s greenhouse gas content. Another reason to go organic.
Research from Oxford University has determined that organic farms support at least 50% more species of pollinators and 34% more species in general.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has now been linked to mothers’ pesticide exposures. Pesticide exposures are also linked to other cognitive and behavioral problems.
On May 1, 2014, the Hawaiʻi State Legislature passed a bill that authorized the State to invest $40 million to support the perpetual conservation of 665 acres of coastal lands on the North Shore of Oʻahu from Kawela Bay to Kahuku Point.
Bananas now face world-wide devastation from the TR4 fungus Fusarium oxysporum. Can organic cultivation practices provide the solution before its too late?
A plethora of research links fat-soluble toxic chemicals to neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism and other forms of neuropathy.
Amazon droughts used to be rare occurrences but they are increasing over recent years. Research finds respiratory problems among children of the region are associated with burning and deforestation.
International researchers have now confirmed that walking in the forest – compared to walking in an urban setting – produces medicinal and anti-anxiety benefits similar to those reached with meditation.
Shark attacks have seemingly been rising in Hawaii and Australia and shark culling has begun in Australia. Will this really reduce shark attacks? Or will it just lead to some sharks becoming extinct?