Roundup In GMO Foods

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MARCH 27, 2014 Roundup Contamination of GMO Soybeans How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm by THOMAS BOHN and MAREK CUHRA  Thanks to CounterPunch Food and feed quality are crucial to human and animal health. Quality can be defined as sufficiency of appropriate minerals, vitamins and fats, etc. but it also includes the absence of toxins, whether man-made or from other sources. Surprisingly, almost no data exist in the scientific literature on herbicide residues in herbicide tolerant genetically modified (GM) plants, even after nearly 20 years on the market. In research recently published by our laboratory … Read More

Roundup Worse Than DDT

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Glyphosate May Be Worse Than DDT, Which Has Now Been Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, Decades After Exposure February 13, 2014 | Thanks to Mercola.com By Dr. Mercola Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia, now affects an estimated 5.4 million Americans,1 and is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. According to one shocking projection, Alzheimer’s is predicted to affect 25 percent of American adults in the next 20 years, rivaling the current prevalence of obesity and diabetes. Such predictions are particularly distressing in light of the fact that Alzheimer’s is a disease predicated on lifestyle, especially your diet. Hidden factors such as toxic exposures can … Read More

Planetary Emergency

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The Coming ‘Instant Planetary Emergency’ How will climate change affect the future of the planet? Scientists predict it will be nothing short of a nightmare. Dahr Jamail   Thanks to: http://www.thenation.com/article/177614/coming-instant-planetary-emergency December 17, 2013 Waves wash over a roller coaster from a Seaside Heights, New Jersey, amusement park that fell in the Atlantic Ocean during Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo) This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. I haven’t returned to Mount Rainier to see just how much further that glacier has receded in the last few years, … Read More

Insurance Industry Opposes Right Wing Ideologies

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Conservative Ideology No Longer Privately Insured Two insurance industry reports expose the right’s broken logic on gun control and environmentalism Thanks to Salon.com. By David Sirota Creators Syndicate, 8/9/13   Stripped down to its fundamentals, the insurance business is the business of assessing risk. Regardless of what is being insured, a successful insurer is one that analyzes the risk of having to pay out benefits, and then adjusts coverage rates to make sure more money is coming in than is going out. The more accurate the assessment of risk, the more financially successful an insurance company tends to be.   … Read More

Roundup is Toxic

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Roundup and Glyphosate Toxicity Have Been Grossly Underestimated July 30, 2013 | Thanks to Mercola.com. By Dr. Mercola The true toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is becoming increasingly clear as study after study is published demonstrating its devastating effects. In June, groundbreaking research was published detailing a newfound mechanism of harm for Roundup. This was immediately followed by tests showing that people in 18 countries across Europe have glyphosate in their bodies,1 while yet another study revealed that the chemical has estrogenic properties and drives breast cancer proliferation in the parts-per-trillion range.2 This finding might help explain why rats fed Monsanto’s maize … Read More

Power The World With Renewables – Scientific American

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Permanent Address: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=a-path-to-sustainable-energy-by-2030 See Inside A Plan to Power 100 Percent of the Planet with Renewables Click here to read the full article at Scientific American Wind, water and solar technologies can provide 100 percent of the world’s energy, eliminating all fossil fuels. Here’s how By Mark Z. Jacobson and Mark A. Delucchi  | Monday, October 26, 2009 | 180 Image: John Lee Aurora Photos ADVERTISEMENT In December leaders from around the world will meet in Copenhagen to try to agree on cutting back greenhouse gas emissions for decades to come. The most effective step to implement that goal would be a massive shift away from fossil fuels to … Read More

Coronal Mass Ejection – Nuclear Plants

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November 20, 2011 SOLAR MEGASTORMS can GENERATE a GLOBAL NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE By Mark Goldes MILLIONS of LIVES may DEPEND on WISE, RAPID, EFFECTIVE, ACTION! Giant Sunspot Now Aimed Directly at Earth. The largest active region seen on the sun since 2005 has rotated to the center of the sun’s face, as seen from Earth–which means any eruptions it produces will be aimed right at us. National Geographic News :::::::: Sunspot 1339 is a complex region and earlier ejected an X1.9 flare.   X-class flares can cause major problems.   An X-class coronal mass ejection heading for Earth could have devastating … Read More