Environment & Economy
Environment & Economy

Global Weather Will Change Due To Geophysical Pole Shift, Researcher Claims

Posted on 04 September 2018

Recently, several regions have been hit by intense heatwaves and wildfires. Some scientists have argued that this could be caused by global warming; however, many others opine that this could be the sign of what has been called Geophysical Pole shift, which could actually trigger a new Ice Age in our planet. Writer and researcher Angellica Goodson theorised that the Earth “is experiencing a Geo ...

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Ditch your toxic-laden toothpaste! Here’s a natural way to control dental plaque

Posted on 22 August 2018

Science has consistently linked oral health to overall well-being. How you take care of that hole in your face affects how well you feel in general. It seems strange, then, that people take care of such an important body part by filling it with toxic chemicals. Most people have heard of chlorhexidine, the most common mouthwash ingredient in the market today. The media would have ...

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Reduced sulfur in shipping fuels projected to provide health and climate benefits through reduced air pollution

Posted on 22 August 2018

(Natural News) In three years, the shipping industry should have completed its transition to low-sulfur fuels per an International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation. A new study believes this shift will not just reduce air pollution but also save many lives, reported a NewsWise article. The international study investigated the effects of sulfur emitte ...

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Researchers discover way to make lithium-ion battery components out of recycled glass bottles

Posted on 22 August 2018

(Natural News) Scientists have found a way to develop nanosilicon anodes, essential components of lithium-ion batteries, using recycled glass bottles. According to researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, silicon anodes can store significantly more energy compared with traditional graphite anodes. However, the rese ...

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Be informed: Comprehensive list of dangerous chemicals you must avoid

Posted on 22 August 2018

(Natural News) Manufacturers of food and body products deliberately add toxic chemicals to their merchandise, putting the general public at risk of certain adverse health conditions. Organic food and skin care product manufacturer PureZing! has listed some of the most commonly used toxic chemicals in commercial goods, which include hormone disruptors, carcinogens, and contaminates. Peopl ...

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Monsanto facing lawsuits over kidney disease deaths in Sri Lanka

Posted on 22 August 2018

(Natural News) Monsanto has made enemies all around the world with its toxic products and dirty business tactics, and now they’re finally having to answer for their misdeeds in courts of law across the planet. The firm has been facing a slew of high-profile lawsuits here in the U.S. filed on behalf of cancer patients who were exposed to their glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup, and now they’r ...

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Anti-pollution activists stage protest at Volkswagen's UK headquarters

Posted on 21 August 2018

Doctors and anti-pollution activists have blockaded the UK headquarters of Volkswagen as the campaign to highlight the country’s air pollution crisis gathers pace. Hundreds of staff were prevented from getting into VW’s head office in Milton Keynes by doctors and other medics who, with Greenpeace activists, set up “sick bays” at entrances to highlight the damage VW diesel vehicl ...

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Contact lenses down the drain may cause pollution: study

Posted on 21 August 2018

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Scientists found that throwing contact lenses down the drain at the end of their use could be contributing to microplastic pollution in waterways. The researchers reported in a study presented on Sunday at National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Boston that contact lenses tend to be denser than water, so they sunk, and ...

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Babies in strollers exposed to over twice as much pollution as adults: study

Posted on 21 August 2018

New UK research has found that babies in strollers could be exposed to up to 60 per cent more pollution than their caregivers, which could negatively affect their cognitive abilities and brain development. Carried out by researchers at the Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) at the University of Surrey, the new study reviewed more than 160 references in literature to assess w ...