Archive for category Environment

Genetically Modified Genocide in India

With thanks to the Mail Online 3.11.08:

When Prince Charles claimed thousands of Indian farmers were killing themselves after using GM crops, he was branded a scaremonger. In fact, as this chilling dispatch reveals, it’s even WORSE than he feared.

Prince Charles has set up charity Bhumi Vardaan Foundation to address the plight of suicide farmers.

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Are Science and the Biotech Industry Sleeping in the Same Bed?

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Are You Critical of Genetically Engineered Foods? Better Watch Your Back Side!

By Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception Read the rest of this entry »

Traces of cancer drugs found in UK’s tap water

tap waterWith thanks to 13.1.08

Traces of cancer and psychiatric drugs have been found in Britain’s tap water, a report reveals. The report, commissioned by the drinking water watchdog in the country, the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), reveals that pharmaceuticals are finding their way into the water supply despite extensive purification treatments used by water companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Campaign to keep UK water pure

Did you know that fluoridation in our water supply is mass medication without consent?

Did you know that the fluoride added to our water is an industrial waste product that also contains arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, manganese, mercury, nickel and radionuclides?

Did you know that thousands of scientists, including 14 Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and medicine oppose fluoridation? Read the rest of this entry »

Charles targets GM crop giants in fiercest attack yet

With thanks to the Independent 5.10.08:

In a provocative address to an Indian audience, the Prince echoes Mahatma Gandhi with a stinging attack on ‘commerce without morality’.

It is less than two months since Prince Charles was on the receiving end of a fusillade of scientific, political and commentariat criticism for voicing, yet again, his concerns about GM crops and foods.

He was widely accused of “ignorance” and “Luddism”; of being too rich to care about the hungry, and even of trying to increase sales of his own organic produce. It was put about that Gordon Brown was angered by his intervention. Read the rest of this entry »

Tons of pharmaceuticals dumped into our water supply

With thanks to The Huffington Post 5.10.08:

US hospitals and long term care facilities annually flush millions of pounds of unused pharmaceuticals down the drain, pumping contaminants into America’s drinking water, according to an ongoing Associated Press investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

Drugs affect our drinking water

With thanks to Yahoo News 12.9.08:

Testing prompted by an Associated Press story that revealed trace amounts of pharmaceuticals in drinking water supplies has shown that more Americans are affected by the problem than previously thought — at least 46 million. Read the rest of this entry »

Bayer on defensive in bee deaths

With thanks to The News & 26.8.08:

German authorities look into allegation that RTP maker’s pesticide harms environment Read the rest of this entry »