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Report Highlights How Natural Gas “Fracking” is Causing Earthquakes

Posted January 27, 2015
North-central Texas is experiencing a surge in earthquakes like never before, and a recent study says the cause could be natural gas hydraulic fracturing, a process more popularly known as “fracking.” The liquid waste left over from pumping natural gas out of the ground is apparently greasing little-known fault lines in the region near Dallas-Fort Worth, triggering waves of earthquakes that, in some cases, are damaging buildings and people’s homes.  Read more. 

Farmers and NGOs Condemn USDA Approval of Monsanto’s GM Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans and Cotton

Posted January 27, 2015
Two weeks ago, I was speaking to a roomful of specialty crop growers and organic farmers from Indiana. They were concerned about the pesticide drift that is expected to accompany the planting of Dow and Monsanto’s new herbicide-resistant corn and soybean seeds this spring. Presenting alongside me was Anita Poeppel of Broadbranch Farms, a family-owned and operated farm in north central Illinois.  Anita shared a message with her fellow growers: We need to be ready. If USDA allows these new GE seeds — that’ve been designed to be sprayed with highly toxic, drift-prone herbicides — onto the market, we are all going to be in a lot of trouble.  Read more. 

FDA Debates Releasing GM Mosquitoes into Florida Keys

Posted January 27, 2015
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.  Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S. neighborhood.  “This is essentially using a mosquito as a drug to cure disease,” said Michael Doyle, executive director of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, which is waiting to hear if the Food and Drug Administration will allow the experiment.  Read more.

Vaccines Come With ‘Unavoidable Risks’ — Try this Natural Vaccine Alternative Instead

Posted January 27, 2015
When it comes to childhood health and development, parents also have the responsibility of deciding whether or not to vaccinate, a decision that even the government admits is a serious one that carries “unavoidable risks.”  Read more.  

 

9 Year Old Marches Against Monsanto with Words

Posted January 27, 2015
9 year old Daniel Bissonnette took my breath away with his words, his ideas, his SENSE.  He’s TRULY amazing and wise beyond his years.  This 9 year old marches against Monsanto with his words in Vancouver.  View here.

5 Factors That Affect Vitamin D Status

Posted January 27, 2015
A deficiency in this essential macronutrient is unknowingly plaguing millions of people worldwide. In order to avoid a vitamin D deficiency, you must take conscious, proactive steps to combat the factors that affect absorption. Vitamin D supplementation is the ideal method for reducing deficiency risk, especially in the winter. Sunlight is also a simple and natural approach for balancing vitamin D levels.  Read more.

Google Director Regina E. Dugan Pushing RFID Microchips

Posted January 27, 2015
Former Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) director and now Google Executive, Regina E. Duncan, has unveiled [ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iO7yY… ] a super small, ingestible microchip that we can all be expected to swallow by 2017. “A means of authentication,” she calls it, also called an electronic tattoo, which takes NSA spying to whole new levels. She talks of the ‘mechanical mismatch problem between machines and humans,’ and specifically targets 10 — 20 year olds in her rant about the wonderful qualities of this new technology that can stretch in the human body and still be functional.  View here. 

Food Chemicals Are Everywhere — Detox Now!

Posted January 27, 2015
Processed food is everywhere. In some ways, we are fortunate to be living in a time when we can process and preserve our food so that our supermarkets are always full and we always have plenty of choice in what we have to eat; but in other ways, we are deprived of “real” food that is naturally tasty and full of nutrients that are good for us.  Read more. 

Antibiotic Boosts Parasitic Infection

Posted January 27, 2015
When mosquitoes encounter antibiotics in their meals of blood, their gut microbiomes are drastically reduced and less adept at fending off a subsequent malaria infection, scientists reported this month (January 6) in Nature Communications.  Read more.

25 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Apple Cider Vinegar

Posted January 27, 2015
A natural, inexpensive, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, metabolism-firing, immunity-building miracle worker, apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries for its positive lifestyle effects, and I, for one, couldn’t be more of an advocate.  Read more.

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