- Bumble Bee Studies Show How Science Can Be Massaged
Two recent studies on the health of bumblebees and links to neonicotinoids were published simultaneously last month in sister publications of the prestigious science journal empire Nature. Both examined closely similar scientific questions, with somewhat ...
Article - Jon Entine - Sep 28 2017 - 10:28am
- The Homeopathy Beliefs About Neonicotinoids And Honey
If you read a headline declaring that scientists had discovered that up to 75 percent of human food samples were found to be contaminated with some scary-sounding substance, like arsenic, what would you think? (1) You'd be worried, and rightfully so. ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 16 2017 - 4:02pm
- Palm Oil And Rainforests: Companies Are Abandoning Commitments, Says Group
A San Francisco activist group claims major candy and snack manufacturers have deceived consumers by promising to clean up their palm oil supply chains, but these promises have been delayed, revised or watered down. Palm Oil is a common vegetable oil, Nute ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 1 2017 - 1:49pm
- Defeating ISIS Is Good For The Environment
Life in the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is not exactly paradise. Children are indoctrinated, women are severely oppressed, and infidels are beheaded. Ancient cultural artifacts and historical treasures are destroyed. Liberating people conquered by ISIS ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 29 2018 - 7:57pm
- 15,000 Scientists Sign Letter Urging More Action On Climate Change And Other Issues- This Is Positive- Not A Doomsday!
This is a story that's running at the moment- hugely sensationalized and made as pessimistic and gloomy as could be. in many of the papers, especially the sensationalist press, it's presented as a "Doomsday prediction". It's nothi ...
Article - Robert Walker - Dec 11 2018 - 9:59pm
- Organic Peat Moss Is Unsustainable And Harmful- Biochar Could Save The Day
Plant lovers love peat moss, it is the major component of potting mix and popular in greenhouses and gardens, but the 'back to nature' movement has caused it to be depleted faster than it can re-form, and it contributes to the release of carbon d ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 9 2018 - 12:43pm
- Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Species Never Knew It Was Extinct
Though we read a lot of claims about impending extinction, the biological reality is that we don't know anything about 99.9999999 percent of species that have ever lived. And then there are species only newly discovered that are immediately declared e ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 18 2018 - 2:57pm
- Food Waste Is Why Vegetarians Are Harder On The Planet Than Meat Eaters
A new study finds that Americans waste nearly a pound of food per person per day. And at the top of it is fruits and vegetables. Way below those is dairy, and meat waste is almost a third of what fruits and vegetables are. People who believe they "eat ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 19 2018 - 4:27pm
- Neonics: Environmental Groups Get 219,000 On A Petition Against EPA Science
A week after the Science March, environmental groups have turned up the heat on politicians, hoping to use the famous DDT strategy (ignore scientists, get a politician to do the work) to get a ban on a class of pesticides called neonicotinoids (neonics), w ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 24 2018 - 1:35pm
- Aquatic Farming Can't Be Labeled Organic, But It Will Save The Land
If you offer a wealthy elite any fish that is not gathered by depleting the oceans, they will recoil in horror. It is unclear why they recognize that farms are essential for growing vegetables but think farmed fish should only be for the poor. The science ...
Article - News Staff - May 1 2018 - 3:00pm