Posts Tagged ‘plants’

Plants owned by prominent family cost public health $340m in 2018 — report

Factories connected to the Ofer family, one of Israel’s richest, were responsible for at least NIS 1.2 billion ($340 million) worth of damage to public health caused by air pollution last year, a new analysis has found. The environmental NGO Adam Teva V’Din charges that the family’s main oil refining, mineral extraction and chemical plants […]

How Medicinal Plants Can Fuel Your Spiritual Evolution: FREE Online Event

We’re used to thinking of plants as “things” rather than living, sentient beings that are connected in profound ways to the health of our bodies, minds and souls. But what if plants — with all their health-giving effects and amazing diversity of expression — hold the key not just to our health but to our spiritual […]

Plants Emit Ultrasonic Squeals When Stressed, Recordings Reveal

(TMU) — New research shows that plants can actually talk. But don’t expect them to help you with your homework or sing along with the radio. A new study shows that plants are creating frequencies in responses to their surroundings, or in other words, they are reacting. These “reactions” in plants, that we could see […]

Study Estimates That 40% Of Tropical Plants In Africa On Verge Of Extinction

John Vibes, Truth Theory Waking Times According to new research published in the journal Science Advances, a third of tropical African plants are at risk of extinction. A team led by Dr. Thomas Couvreur of the French National Institute for Sustainable Development, collected data across Africa, documenting 22,000 different species of plants on the continent. Couvreur […]

Edibles in plain sight: 15 Common wild plants that are safe to eat

(Natural News) When you’re in the wild, the usual food sources may no longer be available. You’ll need to find your own food through hunting or foraging. These skills rely greatly on your knowledge of which foods you can eat. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Aside from catchig fish and hunting wild animals, there are […]

Studies on Plants Suggest Consciousness Exists As A Separate Entity From The Brain

The Facts: Carl Jung’s thoughts on on how the cosmos affect human consciousness is quite clear. He spoke about this topic a number of times, and other researchers have expressed and cited this as well. Reflect On: How much do human beings have to discover? Do our beliefs get in the way of discovery? If […]

Turkey: ‘Breathe for the future’ campaign plants 11 million trees

Some 11 million trees were planted simultaneously across Turkey on Monday as part of a campaign for a greener future. The planting ceremonies began at 11:11 AM (08:11 GMT) as President Erdogan announced he intended it to be a yearly tradition on National Forestation Day, in Ankara. A reported 340,000 saplings were planted in […]

Learn how to grow these 8 medicinal plants in your indoor garden

(Natural News) Growing herbs indoors is a popular hobby since it eliminates the hassle that comes with growing herbs in your backyard, especially when it comes to seasonal crops. While most gardeners would prefer growing herbs for culinary reasons, some lean towards growing a variety of medicinal herbs. Having a supply of […]

General Motors Finds $22 Million To Pay CEO As It Closes 5 Plants And Lays Off 15000 Workers

General Motors Finds $22 Million To Pay CEO As It Closes 5 Plants And Lays Off 15000 Workers Jews will be Jews.. Sahid Fawaz December 13, 2018 Funny how there is always exorbitant amounts of money for executives, even when a company is laying off workers. Money and Markets reports: “General Motors CEO Mary Barra […]

When Plants Dream

Daniel Pinchbeck, Guest Waking Times During the last decades, a visionary medicine escaped from the Amazon, spreading like a fast-moving vine across our globalised world. The growing popularity of ayahuasca is part of greater psychedelic renaissance—a new exploration of the visionary and healing properties of a class of compounds once deemed to hold extraordinary promise, […]

And Now The Really Big Coal Plants Begin To Close

And Now The Really Big Coal Plants Begin To Close Above Photo: The Navajo Generating Station, near Page, Ariz., is scheduled to close this year. It’s one of the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the U.S. power sector. Credit: David Wall Getty Images Old, small plants were the early retirees, but several of the biggest U.S. coal […]

‘Let Them Go!’: Tears, Shock Over ICE Raids At Mississippi Food Processing Plants

‘Let Them Go!’: Tears, Shock Over ICE Raids At Mississippi Food Processing Plants Above Photo: Joe Brusky/Flickr MORTON — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President […]

US immigration agents arrest 680 workers at food plants

US immigration authorities have arrested nearly 700 mostly Latino workers at seven food processing plants across the southern state of Mississippi, the largest workplace raid in at least a decade. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said in a statement on Wednesday that the agency detained about 680 people who were working illegally at […]

California’s nuclear power plants found to be sitting on top of a massive supervolcano filled with 240 cubic miles of magma

(Natural News) Right smack dab underneath the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California, where a pair of larger earthquakes struck on July 4th and 5th, respectively, sits a new “supervolcano” that a whistleblower from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) warns is brewing with 240 cubic miles of potentially ready-to-erupt […]

‘Unprecedented’ Decline of Plants and Animals as Global ‘Red List’ Reveals Nearly One-Third of Assessed Species Under Threat

Julia Conley, Common Dreams Waking Times Calling on global policymakers to act immediately to preserve biodiversity and save tens of thousands of species from extinction, the group behind the world’s most definitive list of endangered animals and plants has added more than 2,600 threatened species to its annual report. The Red List, published Thursday by […]

Plants are better than chemicals at stopping cancer: Pomegranates suppress cancer stem cells

(Natural News) Plants are proving to be better-equipped for dealing with cancer than modern pharmaceuticals. According to numerous studies, certain plants possess powerful chemicals that can do what conventional cancer treatments cannot: stop drug-resistant cancer stem cells. In a recent study published in Nutrition and Cancer, researchers from the University at Albany in New York revealed that pomegranates can […]

Ancient Plants: Reflections on Palestinian Life from the Galilee Mountains

I always like my beer on the bitter side. Recently, I discovered the wild variety of plant behind the delicate taste.  On the afternoon of our 79th (combined average) birthday, my wife and I took a lengthy hike in the Galilee mountains that frame Arrabeh. We used to walk the same mountain paths, carrying our […]

Discover which plants are effective against MRSA superbugs, according to studies

(Natural News) A recent study led by a team from the State University of Maringa in Brazil found that three common garden herbs can be used to fight bacterial infections, especially those caused by the MRSA superbug. Their results, published in the Journal of Herbal Medicines, indicated that rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), pomegranate (Punica granatum), and misty […]

Study shows that psychotropic plants can help treat diabetes

(Natural News) Ayahuasca is a mind-altering drink made from two different South American plants, the ayahuasca vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) and the shrub Psychotria viridis. Researchers reported that this ancient drink contained harmine, a psychoactive compound that could potentially treat diabetes if taken alongside a new synthetic compound. The combination of harmine and transforming growth factor-beta superfamily […]

How Medicinal Plants Fuel Your Spiritual Evolution

Waking Times We’re used to thinking of plants as “things” rather than living, sentient beings that are connected in profound ways to the health of our bodies, minds and souls. But what if plants — with all their health-giving effects and amazing diversity of expression — hold the key not just to our health but […]

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