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April, 2016

  • 20 April

    The Age of Aluminium | Heavy Metal Poisoning Documentary

    The Age of Aluminium | Heavy Metal Poisoning Documentary

    Aluminium is everywhere – not only in soda cans but also in food, cosmetics, and many medications, including most vaccinations. Though it is an ideal material for making airplanes, computers, and pens, the accumulation of aluminium in the body can have devastating consequences. The Age of Aluminium profiles people whose health has been seriously impacted by unwitting exposure to aluminium, along …

February, 2016

  • 6 February

    Dirt! The Movie – Full Documentary

    DIRT! The movie - Full Documentary

    This film is disturbing and truly inspiring at the same time. This is a must see for everyone! “Most of the world considers this a really viable building material.  A third of the world still lives in earthen structures.” A look at man’s relationship with Dirt. Dirt and humans couldn’t be closer. We started our journey together as stardust, swirled …

December, 2015

  • 26 December

    High Levels of Toxic Chemical Found in UK Fracking Site

    High levels of a toxic chemical substance have been found in rock samples in an area earmarked for fracking in England. Scientists from the University of Aberdeen’s School of Geosciences discovered the element, selenium, in rock samples targeted for shale gas extraction.   Fracking involves blasting rocks underground with powerful injections of water, sand and chemicals to fracture the rock in the shale strata to release …

  • 16 December

    MPs have voted to allow fracking for shale below national parks and other protected sites – UK

    MPs have voted to allow fracking for shale gas 1,200m below national parks and other protected sites. The new regulations – which permit drilling from outside the protected areas – were approved by 298 to 261. Opposition parties and campaigners criticised the lack of a Commons debate – and accused ministers of a U-turn as they previously pledged an outright …

  • 15 December

    Disease-resistant pigs latest win for gene editing technology

      A British animal genetics firm, working with U.S. scientists, has bred the world’s first pigs resistant to a common viral disease, using the hot new technology of gene editing. Genus, which supplies pig and bull semen to farmers worldwide, said on Tuesday it had worked with the University of Missouri to develop pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory …

November, 2015

  • 7 November

    You’re Eating Fukushima Radiation; Bloody Cancerous Tumors in Fish & Seafood – YUM!

    Is fish safe to eat? That’s becoming an incredibly hard question to answer. Typically you want select fresh wild seafood instead of farmed, but avoiding seafood might be a trend of the future. According to reports from Superstation95: “As of June, 2015, the radiation in the Pacific Ocean reached the US West Coast; the seafood you’ve been eating from the Pacific …

October, 2015

  • 27 October

    Ministers accused of trying to sneak through new fracking rules 

    Ministers have been accused of trying to sneak through new rules allowing shale drilling under national parks without a proper parliamentary debate, in a move condemned by Labour and anti-fracking campaigners. The rules, first proposed in July, would permit drilling underneath protected areas, despite a commitment before the election from Amber Rudd, the energy secretary, to have an outright ban …

September, 2015

  • 24 September

    California Just Announced It Will Label Monsanto’s Roundup as Cancer Causing

    Source: The Anti-Media California just dealt Monsanto a blow as the state’s Environmental Protection Agency will now list glyphosate — the toxic main ingredient in the U.S.’ best-selling weedkiller, Roundup — as known to cause cancer. Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — usually referred to as Proposition 65, its original name — chemicals that …

  • 23 September

    GMO opposition mounts as Northern Ireland reveals bans

    Source:  Just food Opposition to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food continues to prove a controversial issue. On the one hand, large swathes of the scientific community argue that such practices are necessary to feed the world’s ever growing population. On the other, environmentalists and the public at large worry that the use of GMOs could have …

  • 10 September

    Geoengineering for all your daily needs

    A luxury holiday company is offering to use geo-engineering to guarantee ‘fair weather and clear skies’ – for a starting price tag of £100,000. Tweaking the atmosphere to bring rain to order may seem so outlandish that it belongs to some dystopian future, but in reality it is nothing new. The science of cloud seeding dates from the forties, and …