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The Intersection Between Our Environment and Reproductive Health


Environment  (tags: toxic chemicals, environmental degradation, women's health, reproductive health, rights of future generations )

Suzanne
- 120 days ago - populationgrowth.org
This Earth Day, think about how toxic chemicals are impacting both the environment and human health - especially reproductive health of women. More people are paying a high price for every day products in our homes due to poor regulation of toxins.



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Azaima A. (216)
Tuesday April 22, 2014, 9:55 am
so true, and they're coming at us from all sides.

On this earth day, I would like to draw your attention to the geoengineering that is taking place above us. Planes are dropping particulates including aluminum that are poisoning our earth, water and sky. Naysayers dismiss these as normal contrails, but they are not. Monsanto has developed aluminum resistant seeds, and soon these will be the only plants that will be able to grow in our soil. If you care about the future of life on earth, I urge you to check out http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/ and especially http://www.skyderalert.com./ The second site contains a simple app for your smartphone that will allow you to take photos of chemtrails overhead and immediately send them to your elected representative along with a petition to stop geoengineering now.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer our earth mother.

Grateful to share the planet with you.

 

Sue Matheson (70)
Tuesday April 22, 2014, 9:58 am
thanks
 

Ruth Ann W. (207)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 6:36 pm
What a terrific piece, Suzanne. So much work to be done, so many more issues to address. The issues MUST be addressed or we will all pay the price.
 

KAREN G. (233)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 6:52 pm
Thanks for sharing
 

Suryani A Daudy (212)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:01 pm
Thx
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:10 pm
Good post. Thank you.
 

Brenda P. (123)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:19 pm
noted and shared
 

J D. (83)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:37 pm
Noted Thx for sharing Suzanne & Ruth Ann for sharing.
 

Sandi C. (242)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:39 pm
noted
 

Laurie H. (704)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 8:12 pm
Thank you Suzanne for this share & Ted for sending~~~
 

Susan Allen (221)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 8:29 pm
Noted and shared. Great article.

I find it interesting that one of our states, can't remember which one, I believe just made it a crime for a woman who is addicted to heroin to have a baby born addicted. Yet, we have these corporations pouring chemicals into our water, polluting our air, and poisoning our food and land, to the extent that 287 different chemicals are found in the umbilical cords of newborns.

While I think it's horrible that a child is born addicted to any drug, I find it far worse that newborns are having to battle toxic chemicals right out of the womb. Where is the outrage from state and federal legislators about this poisoning of newborns? None? No, they are all to ready to jump on women, while turning a blind eye to corporate poisoning of us all really.
 

Barry B. (20)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 8:45 pm
Noted.
 

JL A. (275)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 8:48 pm
I always think of chemical exposure as something to look at whenever a birth defect or health problem becomes more prevalent or spikes in a geographic area.
 

Ted W. (148)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 9:28 pm
Noted! Many thanks for posting this informative article Ruth Ann! :)
 

Janis K. (97)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 10:33 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 11:09 pm
My late father was a professor of civil engineering and specialized in ecology. As a young child I recall him connecting between air pollution and water pollution and miscarriages (in Israel). He wanted to do a study on this subject but it never really materialized, probably because of financial issues (as usual). I also remember thinking that our cat, who miscarried three times, could also be influenced by the same things. Thanks for this article, just emphasizing that we hardly have any control over our health, we think we do, but actually we do not! Very scary.
Thanks Susanne.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 11:13 pm
Thanke you Suzanne for sharing, and thank's Ted for sharing. It's worring ...
 

Wendy J. (71)
Wednesday April 23, 2014, 11:40 pm
Thank you for sharing.
 

Sabine Hahn (177)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 12:08 am
Signed and noted.
 

Sabine Hahn (177)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 12:08 am
Shared and noted, sorry!
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 12:39 am
Thanks.
 

John Holton (357)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 3:04 am
Toxic chemicals make good food preservatives. It's a shame!!
 

Panchali Yapa (12)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 3:43 am
Thank you
 

Rhonda B. (104)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 4:30 am
Thank you Ruth Ann.
 

Terrie Williams (768)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 4:53 am
Very informative and dead-on. Thanks!
 

Rae Nelson (47)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:02 am
Thanks for the information-great article
 

Cindy Miars (72)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:02 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:02 am
That's just part of the influence; it's affecting our general health at large
 

Rae Nelson (47)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:14 am
Thanks for the information-great article
 

Jeaneen A. (123)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:19 am
Personally with the over population of people on Earth, I would think the infertility is a gift. The most important act anyone can do to day is to either have no children or just one. People are over crowding the planet and causing so many wonderful animals to die out because of us. To me anyway it is selfish today to have more than one child, we must remember animals and insect and trees are all living beings and deserve the right to have a place to call home.,Rainforests are being destroyed for palm oil, well animals do not use it so it must be us. Time to say no to Palm oil in our products. The least we can do is help the planet and all its life anyway we can.
 

Ismail A. (191)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:21 am
Noted Thank you Ted and Suzanne
 

Barbara K. (88)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:47 am
Thank you for all the info. Wish we could actually do something about these toxins, that we have no choice of having to live with. Thanks for the post. Thanks, Ruth Ann for the forward.
 

Dave C. (213)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 6:29 am
...another example of "good for our health, good for our planet" and "bad for our health, bad for our planet".....
 

Marianne R. (101)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 6:58 am
noted and thanks for the information
 

Artem V. (1)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 8:06 am
Thank You for information. May all the people be vigillant towards their health and caring towards environment.
 

Veerle D. (79)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 10:03 am
Noted. Thanks!
 

Heidi Walderra (133)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 10:25 am
Noted
 

SuSanne P. (182)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 10:51 am
Thank you dearly for posting this article Suzanne and GG for the forward. I have felt this to be true for many decades, having the good fortune to have a 'Radical' teacher (who studied with Al Gore I discovered many, many years later). Unfortunately she was terminated after 2 years AS SHE WAS THE MOST POPULAR TEACHER who taught us ALL TRUTHS! That was the problem, she taught TRUTH. Every word she shared about every topic she spoke, on was DEAD ON! She planted the environmental seed in my SOUL and I have been rabid about our precious mother (EARTH) since. There is no denying by anyone with eyes that this is a REALITY. I appreciate the organizations listed in the article as there are many I am unaware of. THANK YOU and forgive me for not being ABLE to note this on Earth Day-'MY" most Sacred of days in the WORLD.
We all are aware that overpopulation is a main reason, if not the worst, but with the psycho-Religious population who refuse birth-control under any circumstances along with what our Government is doing, State by State to shut down clinics I take offence to anyone stating "people being selfish". A bit off topic, but I read this more and more and it irks me as it is far too late at this time to blame the ignorant or Religious extremest. Jeanenne this is by no means to disrespect your statement, as I agree with you. I just feel we have exceeded your logic at the current state of what I feel is irreversible.
 

SuSanne P. (182)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 11:00 am
Oooops...Last sentence was meant to say.. .WE HAVE EXCEEDED ALL LOGIC TO CORRECT THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS WHICH I FEEL IS IRREVERSIBLE. That was what I should have said to begin with, rather then my little rant on being 'selfish' in any way. PLEASE FORGIVE ME?
 

AwayNoMailPlze V. (170)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 12:28 pm
Thank you for posting the article Suzanne and Ruth Ann for the forward
 

Elisa F. (234)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 1:33 pm
Noted. Thanks, Suzanne. Thanks to Ruth Ann for fwd.
 

Miia Suuronen (14)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 2:26 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 2:37 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

A F. (130)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 2:39 pm
thank you
 

Lauren Kozen (158)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 2:41 pm
Noted & Shared. Thanks for forwarding Ruth Ann.
 

Mandi T. (423)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 3:38 pm
Noted
 

Gabriela Baldaia (95)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:23 pm
Thank you for this article .. Suzanne, and Ruth Ann .. Terrifying ...
 

SJ J. (116)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:51 pm
noted, thanks
 

J Harris (35)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 6:25 pm
Noted thanks.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Thursday April 24, 2014, 9:20 pm
Chemicals are ruining humans' & animals' health and causing many deaths.
 

Susanne Freiberg (34)
Friday April 25, 2014, 10:20 am
Absolutely noted!!
 

Natalie Away J. (125)
Friday April 25, 2014, 10:22 am
Noted. These greedy toxic companies care nothing for the people or the environment. Thanks Suzanne and Ruth Ann for forwarding.
 

MaicaSUMMERVACA B. (94)
Friday April 25, 2014, 10:48 am
Note, thanks
 

Artem V. (1)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 4:12 am
Please, save the surrounding environment for the sake of common worldwide health and for the sake of decent example for our descendants!
 

Jennifer M. (30)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 6:52 am
Noted. Pretty scary stuff...
 

anonymous X. (93)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 10:53 am
Thank you for sharing.
 

Neill Abayon (735)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 1:15 am
Noted, thank you for posting.
 
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