Multiple studies have found that the use of certain pesticides over a lifetime produces a shortening of chromosome telomeres, which means shorter lifespan and greater cancer incidence.
Medical research has confirmed that exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) through mothers’ breast milk is widespread. BPA is a well-known hormone disruptor.
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.
Air pollution and greenhouse gases are warming the planet. Is China a worse polluter than the United States?
Research is confirming that live bird markets in China are the predominant mode of transmission of the Avian Flu to humans. Then there is the viral contamination of wild fish stocks from fish farms, along with warm weather patterns.
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.
Research sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has discovered that more than half of the streams and rivers in the United States are polluted and may not support aquatic life.
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.
Researchers from several U.S. universities along with the EPA and the New York State Department of Health have determined for the first time that phthalates are significantly present in the U.S. food supply.
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?
While coral reefs are dying off at a faster rate, research has determined that ocean pollution is largely responsible for ruining the health of the symbiotic algae species that keep the coral reefs healthy.
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...
Is GMO fish safe to consume? This question is being asked by scientists who are concerned the body may not be prepared to properly digest GMO foods.
A new consumer petition is demanding PepsiCo stop utilizing an ingredient in one of its most popular sports drinks – a chemical linked with fertility issues, nervous disorders and hormonal changes.