Category: Environment

Monoculture Linked to Hay Fever and Allergies

Not so long ago a family farm produced a myriad of crops the family and children ate. Today’s farms are a different animal altogether, and monoculture food production is not only hard on the land and soil, but is causing allergies and hay fever.

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How the Earth Can Heal Itself (If We Let It)

Recent research is revealing that the Earth utilizes several means to purify itself, and if we were to stop interfering with the process and adding to the problem, it would eventually find ways of metabolizing the pollution we have bombarded it with.

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Natural Settings Lower Crime Rates

Researchers from Temple University have determined that areas with more trees experience reduced rates of violent crime. This confirms other studies that have found natural settings and greenery produce calmness.

BPA and hormones

Does BPA Really Cause Hormone Disruption?

Research being presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AAAS is shedding doubt that current levels of human exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is disrupting hormones to the extent characterized by many. Are we really safe from hormone disruptors?

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Movie Exposes Strategies of Fracking Companies

Fracking companies use a mix of strategies to counter local opposition to fracking operations. Now a movie exposes some of these strategies. Promised Land movie exposes fracking strategies The movie, “Promised Land” starring Matt...