Chemicals in organophosphate pesticides cause brain damage: Study

Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides, a kind of pesticide considered toxic to humans, has been linked to impaired cognition and significant changes in the brain. In a major breakthrough, scientists from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and Stanford University found that teenagers exposed in utero to organophosphate pesticides demonstrated altered brain activities during tasks that required executive control. Sagiv and her … Continue reading Chemicals in organophosphate pesticides cause brain damage: Study

Bees live shorter, become sicker because of air pollution, scientists find

Breathing in toxic fumes from polluted air is one of the major contributors to premature death around the globe as it can exacerbate lung and heart conditions. But despite the emerging threat of air pollution to humans, little research has been done on its impact on the health of animals. In one of the first … Continue reading Bees live shorter, become sicker because of air pollution, scientists find

Uncovering the truth about pesticides in food

Every year, six billion pounds of pesticides are used around the world. The effects of all this pesticide use are felt in every aspect of our lives because these chemicals are incredibly pervasive. Even if you eat organic – and you definitely should – it is still hard to avoid pesticide exposure entirely. That’s unfortunate … Continue reading Uncovering the truth about pesticides in food

MEDICAL ALERT: Hospitals are releasing deadly superbug fungi into the open air, “colonizing” the population with dangerous pathogens that have a 41% – 88% fatality rate

Imagine a dystopian science-fiction future where hospital ventilation systems are pumping out a deadly superbug, right into the open atmosphere, where winds carry it to local communities and farms, infecting crops and foods with chemical-resistant fungal strains that have a reported 41% – 88% fatality rate in humans. And imagine the CDC knew about it, … Continue reading MEDICAL ALERT: Hospitals are releasing deadly superbug fungi into the open air, “colonizing” the population with dangerous pathogens that have a 41% – 88% fatality rate

Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

Bees, like many of the world’s insects, are in crisis, and their numbers are dwindling at an alarming rate. At the same time, the world’s population – and its reliance on insect-pollinated crops – continues to grow at an equally alarming pace. The bees might be in crisis right now, but pretty soon it will … Continue reading Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

As global insect population plunges toward total ecological collapse, the corporate-run media still censors the truth about GMOs and pesticides

For more than a decade, Natural News has been warning the public about the dangers of the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides, and the genetic modification of plants to withstand the onslaught of such chemicals. In return, Natural News – like most members of the independent media – has been vilified, mocked and even censored by the mainstream … Continue reading As global insect population plunges toward total ecological collapse, the corporate-run media still censors the truth about GMOs and pesticides

Hummingbirds and bumble bees are being exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides at alarming rates

It’s quite simple: About 87 percent of all flowering plants are pollinated by animals, and this includes 70 percent of the planet’s most produced food crops. Bees alone are responsible for pollinating one in every three bites of food we eat. Without pollinators like bees, birds and bats, we would be faced with an overwhelming … Continue reading Hummingbirds and bumble bees are being exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides at alarming rates

DDT pesticide exposure during pregnancy now scientifically linked to autism

Autism and its causes can be a loaded subject. For every person who believes that it’s connected to vaccines and environmental toxins, there will be someone else who wants to convince you that it’s simply a random occurrence. However, there is now little doubt about one potential cause of autism: pesticide exposure. This link has … Continue reading DDT pesticide exposure during pregnancy now scientifically linked to autism

A 40-year history of deceit and collusion: How the EPA has been lying to you about the health hazards of pesticides

For the first time ever, the world has access to thousands of pages of formerly concealed documents that reveal the true extent of chemical industry corruption in our country. It’s all part of a project known as the “Poison Papers,” which covers more than four decades’ worth of collusion between chemical companies and the Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading A 40-year history of deceit and collusion: How the EPA has been lying to you about the health hazards of pesticides

Evidence is “overwhelming,” says EPA scientist, that pesticides contribute to cancer risk

The ugly truth that government-approved chemicals applied daily to American crop fields cause cancer is finally seeing the light of day, thanks in large part to the release of a trove of never-before-seen documents known collectively as the “Poison Papers.” Released by the Bioscience Resource Project (BRP) in collaboration with the Center for Media and Democracy … Continue reading Evidence is “overwhelming,” says EPA scientist, that pesticides contribute to cancer risk