In a very disturbing development Syngenta has patented a pepper strain developed through conventional means. By doing this, these big Ag companies are establishing a precedent for the privatization of our seeds and the foods that we eat.
I don’t know about you but I was fine with our agricultural system BEFORE these big […]
Not surprisingly the patent filed by Paul Stamets, recognized mycologist, has largely been ignored. A natural product that can be as effective as the nasty stuff produced by the big fertilizer/pesticide corporations would be one of the most ‘disruptive technologies’ on the planet today! Disruptive, meaning tons of profits would be ‘redistributed’ away from those […]
After looking at this map, I decided the East Coast of the U.S. is out of the question as far as a location to live (die) in. If there were an accident or, God help us, a terrorist attack, any one of these would cause tons of casualties! Click here to view map.
The main cause of the monarch butterfly’s decline is the loss of milkweed — its food — in its U.S. breeding grounds, a new study has found. That all but confirms that the spread of genetically modified crops is indirectly killing the monarch.
This past winter, the number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico fell […]
More than a third of all honeybee colonies in England died over the winter, according to figures from the British Beekeepers Association, the worst losses since its winter survival survey began.
On average, 33.8 colonies in every 100 perished over the long winter of 2012-13 compared with 16.2% the previous winter. In the south-west of […]
Nathan Weaver, a student at Clemson University, was trying to figure out how to make it safer for turtles to cross highways. What he ended up finding was that turtles will never be safe because the human heart is dark, and there will always be drivers who intentionally run over or try and aim their […]
Stacy Malkan, of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics disagrees. “We know that ingestion of lipstick happens,” she told Reuters. She also points out that lead accumulates in the body over time. […]
I felt I had to comment on this article by Lisa Collier, itself a commentary on an article that appeared in the New York Times very recently. As always there are a plethora of opinions on whether yoga is really good for you. My experience, and mine is personal, is that yoga, when practiced wisely […]
In this article by Pablo Paster learn the facts as to whether your paper recycling efforts are valid.
Pablo: I have a tough one for you: shall we recycle our paper? There are both the CO2 and the chemical aspects to consider, and there’s arguments against recycling paper in each case. Getting rid of the […]
Though you might not want to believe it, this is true information. When you go to church next your pastor might just be encouraging you and your family to get vaccinated with all of the risks that can entail. Learn more and become informed! The following article appeared on mercola.com
Recently the White House Office […]