Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

Sows lined up in crates. An undercover investigation conducted in the spring of 2012 by The Humane Society of the United States revealed egregious cruelty and filthy conditions at a Wyoming pig breeding facility owned by a pork supplier for Tyson Foods and Jimmy Dean. The undercover footage was taken at Wyoming Premium Farms, a […]

Thousands of pollution monitoring exemptions made to oil and gas industry amid pandemic

A recent investigation, done by AP, found that thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities, chemical plants, and other sites had stopped being monitored for hazardous gas emissions and other harmful procedures that negatively affect human health and the environment.  Environmental regulators, who were supposed to be monitoring pollution reports across the country, granted […]

The Atlantic Ocean contains at least 10 times more plastic pollution than previously estimated

A recent study by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC),  found there is at least 10 times more plastic in the Atlantic than previously thought. The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12- 21 million tonnes. Our latest #microplastics study identified plastic contaminants in seawater samples using […]

With 194 BILLION Masks and Gloves Used Monthly, New Wave of Pollution Hits Oceans and Beaches

By Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world earlier this year, plunging much of the world into lockdown conditions, it seemed that nature was finally being given a major breather – so much so that breathless stories spread across the world about animals taking back their environs, along with […]

5G EMF Radiation is driving respiratory pollution, COVID-19 virus is a cover story

News Inside Out.com Alfred Lambremont Webre August 2, 2020 TrueTube.co: 5G EMF Radiation is driving respiratory pollution, COVID-19 virus is a cover story with Dr. Robert O. Young, Dr. Ross Andersen, Klanmother Nurse Karen MacDonald & Alfred Lambremont Webre In this science-based TrueTube.co non-censored medical Panel, American Dr Robert O Young and Canadians Dr Ross […]

Even the briefest exposure to air pollution can trigger an acute respiratory infection in young children

(Natural News) Even the shortest exposure to air pollution can cause an acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI ) in young children, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. A team of researchers from Intermountain Healthcare, Brigham Young University, and the University of Utah primarily aimed to […]

EWG report: fluorinated chemical pollution is still spreading and there’s "no end in sight"

(Natural News) A new report shows just how serious fluorinated chemical pollution has become. The problem has grown dramatically since it was first reported in American drinking water and communities 20 years ago, with the number of contaminated sites rising steadily despite the fact that some of these chemicals are no longer […]

The Great Lakes’ biggest problem: Decades’ worth of pollution has altered the fish

(Natural News) In the 1960s, the Cuyahoga River became infamous for becoming so polluted that it regularly caught fire. Now it suffers a different, subtler kind of water pollution. Decades of discharging chemicals into the waters of the Great Lakes have altered the hormones and metabolism of fish found in the Cuyahoga […]

Scientists warn environmental pollution has affected us mentally… people becoming depressed because of "nature deficiency"

(Natural News) Humans continue to pay the price for the destruction of the planet that gives us life in all sorts of ways, as evidenced by the millions of premature deaths caused every year around the world due to outdoor air pollution. However, we are also killing ourselves – quite literally – […]

Turn to the Left. Turn to the Right. 2010 NBC Article Says 1 in 3 Are Sensitive To WiFi and Electrical Pollution (Electrosmog) and 3% Are HyperSensitive.

April 26, 2018 By B.N. Frank Research and warnings about health issues caused or increased from exposure to cell phone and wireless WiFi radiation and other sources of Electrical Pollution (Electrosmog) are nothing new.  In 2010, NBCNews.com posted its article, “Is Electrosmog Harming Our Health?”  According to it: Electrical hypersensitivity (EHS) […]

Environmentalists Who Ignore Sources of Electrical Pollution (Electrosmog) Are Part of the Problem, Not The Solution

By B.N. Frank Most would agree that pollution – at least to some degree – is unhealthy for the environment and everything in it.  If nothing else, it’s not helping matters. Electrical Pollution, also known as “Electrosmog” or “E-Smog” is pollution from sources of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR). Electromagnetic Radiation […]

Going Underground – Ep. 600: Lord Morris on Syrian Airstrikes, Deadly Air Pollution & Skid Row Running from Oppression

Going Underground – Ep. 600: Lord Morris on Syrian Airstrikes, Deadly Air Pollution & Skid Row Running from Oppression Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we ask Tony Blair’s Attorney General, Lord Morris, what makes a war legal or illegal. The President of the U.S. Health Effects Institute tells us that 95% of […]

Research: Aircraft Pollution Implicated in Dangerous Ultraviolet Radiation Increase

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Transdyne Corporation Reveals Deadly Ultraviolet Radiation Now Reaching Earth’s Surface Complete Article: PDF SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2018 – It is widely believed that atmospheric ozone blocks the deadly portion of solar radiation, UV-C and most UV-B, from reaching Earth’s surface. A just-published scientific paper challenges this assumption. Published this week in the […]

The skies are blue again in Beijing as pollution crackdown takes effect, but are polluters just migrating?

(Natural News) The Chinese government’s recent crackdown on air pollution from coal-fired sources has borne fruit as Beijing residents enjoy the sight of cerulean skies for a record amount of time. However, some people are worried that the polluters are just migrating to other cities, The Guardian recently reported. According to state-operated media, Beijing enjoyed a record 226 […]

Asthma epidemic at Pittsburgh elementary school linked to pollution from nearby coke plant

(Natural News) According to a report, the Clairton Coke Works Plant in Pennsylvania has been linked to an alarming “asthma epidemic” at an elementary school in Pittsburgh. Researchers revealed that constant toxic pollution, coming from a neighboring coke plant, is the major cause of the almost doubled asthma rates of children at an […]

VWs using more diesel, failing pollution tests after recalls: study

Volkswagen vehicles recalled and fixed after the worldwide “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal are using more fuel and still failing pollution tests, according to a study by Australia’s peak motoring body released Monday. VW admitted in 2015 to equipping about 11 million cars worldwide with “defeat devices”, which allowed them to deceive emissions laboratory […]

Connecticut court rules against the EPA, forcing them to act to clean up air pollution caused by an old Pennsylvania coal plant

(Natural News) The state of Connecticut scored one for the environment with a federal ruling that requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take steps to stop air pollution coming from a decades-old coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania that’s spilling over state borders, reported a Hartford Courant news article. Concerns regarding air pollution from the Brunner Island […]

New legal defense: The air pollution made me do it… researchers say it "triggers" unethical behaviors

(Natural News) When people make excuses for their bad behavior, they no longer have to take responsibility for their choices. Researchers from New York’s Columbia Business School have found a new excuse for justifying people’s bad behavior. According to their research, air pollution makes people more anxious and therefore “triggers” unethical behaviors. […]

Technology "pollution" threatens astronomy with light from LEDs, satellite, wifi

(Natural News) Technology has light and dark sides. Even as it grants astronomers further sight and deeper insight into the cosmos, it also spawns pollution that veils the empyrean, warned a Science News For Students article. During the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society this January, astronomers warned about increasing amounts of space […]

Plastic pollution is devastating ocean ecosystems, turning them into “toxic repositories;” documentary spurs action

(Natural News) Sir David Attenborough, an English veteran broadcaster and naturalist who recently made a documentary on plastic and its harmful effects on the environment, said that the Earth’s oceans are slowly becoming a toxic depository due to the evil deeds of the planet’s dwellers. Describing one scene from the documentary, Attenborough […]

Plastic pollution is threatening fish populations and the fishing industry in Central America

(Natural News) Plastic pollution is posing a threat to fish populations and fishing industry in Central America as a fisherman discovered plastics and other discarded materials, such as bottle caps, bits of plastic, a mangle comb, and a cigarette lighter, in the stomach of a mahi-mahi or also known as dolphinfish. The […]

Ending pollution requires a change of attitudes

By Graham Peebles Pollution has become an everyday affair. It is a murderous way of life which, according to a report published in The Lancet, is responsible for the deaths of at least nine million people every year. The air we breathe is poisoned, the streams, rivers, lakes and oceans are filthy — some more, […]

Reggae Legend Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Calls Out Chemtrails and 5G Pollution

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times It’s been called a conspiracy theory so many times that it’s easy for people to overlook the ever-growing body of evidence that atmospheric spraying (chemtrails) is in fact happening today. It is well-documented that governments the world over have geoengineering programs, which include cloud-seeding and the airborne dispersal of […]

Citizens In Cancer Alley Ramp Up Battle Against Industrial Pollution

Citizens In Cancer Alley Ramp Up Battle Against Industrial Pollution Above Photo: Robert Taylor next to one of the EPA air monitoring sites in LaPlace, Louisiana. This past year in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, a small group of residents began organizing their community to compel the state to protect them against an invisible menace: the air they breathe. Their parish, the Louisiana […]

Electromagnetic Pollution: Why Aren’t Consumers Made Aware Of It?

By Catherine J. Frompovich Pollution! It’s a trendy but gloomy word designating something most people try to avoid contributing to, but not many folks realize what causes it and how it affects them. Humans and technology are the primary contributors to ALL pollution, either inadvertently or deliberately. Manufacturing processes; obtaining raw materials and resources (mining and forest […]

Why Aren’t Consumer Made Aware of Electromagnetic Pollution?

Catherine J. Frompovich, GuestWaking Times Pollution!  It’s a trendy but gloomy word designating something most people try to avoid contributing to, but not many folks realize what causes it and how it affects them. Humans and technology are the primary contributors to ALL pollution, either inadvertently or deliberately.  Manufacturing processes; obtaining raw materials and […]

We know air pollution contributes to disease; now a new study finds air toxicity also causes psychological stress

(Natural News) Studies have shown that air pollution can negatively impact our respiratory health, and researchers from the University of Washington (UW) have recently discovered another adverse side effect of air pollution. Toxic air seems to affect mental health, especially if there is a high level of particulates in the air. Anjum Hajat, an assistant professor of epidemiology […]

Air pollution and asthma: People living in tree-lined neighborhoods have fewer attacks

(Natural News) According to a recent study, people who reside in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be hospitalized due to asthma if there are a lot of trees in their neighborhood. Based on a study by the University of Exeter‘s medical school, the effect of urban greenery on asthma implies that our respiratory health can […]

How noise pollution affects your health: Study links aircraft noise with hypertension and organ damage

(Natural News) A 2016 study has linked the development of hypertension and organ damage with aircraft noise. According to the official press release by the European Society of Cardiology, Polish researchers found that people who were living close to airports for three years or more have an increased risk of high blood pressure. To come […]

10 tips to guard against air pollution

(Natural News) It is a known fact that pollution is causing the deaths of several people around the world. In fact, in a report that came out in October, pollution was ranked as the number one cause of death among individuals worldwide. Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York City found that […]

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