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The World Is Running Out of Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, politics, resource depletion, resource wars, world, environment, ecosystems, nature )

- 1 day ago -
Humans are depleting underground aquifers around the world at alarming rates, threatening hundreds of millions of people who rely on them for survival, according to a comprehensive study
Monsantos Spy Software to Control the Entire Agriculture Market
Offbeat  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Monsanto recently reached a deal with Deere & Co. that could dramatically alter the US agricultural market, and not for the better.
Was Linus Pauling Right About Vitamin C's Curative Powers After All?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vitamin C, Linus Pauling, Vit. C cytotoxic against cancer cells )

- 2 days ago -
A large, decade-long study found that men who took 800 mg of vitamin C per day had less heart disease and lived up to six years longer than those following the conventional guideline of 60 mg/day. [ + VIDEOS ]
Statin Nation II: What Really Causes Heart Disease? [ + Video 1:15:35 ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: statins, heart disease )

- 4 days ago -
Three-quarters of people having a first heart attack have normal cholesterol levels, and among older people, low cholesterol is associated with an increased mortality risk. Neither saturated fat nor dietary cholesterol raise your heart disease risk
9 Diabetes Myths That Could Be Sabotaging Your Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, disease, diabetes, diabetes myths, risks, research, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 5 days ago -
Misconceptions about diabetes risk factors, symptoms, healthy foods, and more could affect how diabetes patients take care of themselves. Here, experts shed light on the truth behind some common diabetes myths.
Dwindling Snowpack Around the World Threatens the Water Supply for 2 Billion People
Environment  (tags: water, climatechange, water supplies, clean water, environment, climate-change, politics, world )

- 4 days ago -
As global warming brings about a decline in snowpacks around the world, billions of people face a high risk of shrinking water supplies in the coming century, a recent study has found
Why Are Farmers Forced to Accept Insecticide-Treated Seeds?
Health & Wellness  (tags: neonicotinoids toxic to many species )

- 8 days ago -
An independent review of 800 studies concluded neonicotinoids are also harming birds, earthworms, snails, and other invertebrates. Certain bird species that feast on insects killed by neonicotinoids have also declined.
Industry Insider Speaks Out About the Hazards of Industrialized Agriculture
Animals  (tags: factory farming, industrializing agriculture, bird flu, CAFO's )

- 8 days ago -
When you remove diversity from a farm, you raise the risks of the operation; the system currently makes consumers and taxpayers pay the cost of the increased risks associated with the specialization of CAFOâEUR(TM)s.

Health & Wellness  (tags: Rubber Dodo Award, Monsanto, glyphosate poisoning )

- 8 days ago -
The Center for Biological Diversity has given its annual Rubber Dodo Award to Monsanto for its reckless peddling of glyphosate, a carcinogen that's driving loss of wildlife and diversity around the globe. [ + Videos ]
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