Post Tagged with: "environment"

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

The radioactive legacy of Chernobyl shows no sign of abating, according to recent reports. Wild boars in Sweden have been tested and found to have unusually high levels of radiation, 31 years after the disaster. Ulf Frykman, who works for the environmental consultancy Calluna, this week issued an alert to local hunters in the country of Gävle, about 100 miles[Read More...]

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More...]

Monsanto vs. Organic

Monsanto vs. Organic

Finally people seem to be waking up to the reality of how big corporations are controlling what we eat and have started to refuse to eat the processed muck that comes out of our industrial plants. In recent months it has been reported that there is now a shift towards organic food, and consumers are now seeking more health-conscious alternatives.[Read More...]

Are we being poisoned?

Are we being poisoned?

Over the last decade there has been a phenomenal increase in the number of people affected by asthma, and being diagnosed with this chronic illness, for which today there is no cure. It is particularly difficult for sufferers during the winter months, but it seems to extend now into the summer months. For several years now, the governments have been[Read More...]

California drinking water contaminated with gallons of toxic waste

California drinking water contaminated with gallons of toxic waste

Tonnes of radioactive and toxic waste has been dumped into central California drinking-water by fracking companies, it has been revealed. Some 3 billion gallons of wastewater has been reported to have been deposited into drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination. The Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources[Read More...]