Environment

New Claim Is That Weedkiller Glyphosate Causes Higher Phosphorus Levels Too

With a strange verdict by a jury in San Francisco, it became open season on glyphosate, a common weedkiller in use for generations. One new claim is that it leads to higher phosphorous levels. Yet glyphosate only contains trace nutrients, nothing like what ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 14 2019 - 6:17pm

Caucasian Diets Implicated More In Climate Change

The more intensive and narrow the agricultural process, the more intensive the greenhouse gas emissions- which means your organic vegetables, wild-caught salmon, and free-range grass fed beef is a larger contributor to climate change than modern farming te ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2019 - 5:29pm

Europeans Keep Telling Peru To Preserve The Rainforest The Way Europe Wants But Nevertheless Peru Persisted

University of Bonn environmentalists and economists say Peru's National Forest Conservation Program needs to do more ro protect the rainforest. Peru, on the other hand, is navigating the shackled man problem(1); that developed countries want the rest ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 5 2019 - 5:37pm

Bayer Releases All Glyphosate Safety Studies Used By European Food Safety Authority

Every regulatory body in the world has found that the weedkiller glyphosate is only harmful for plants. And huge studies of over 50,000 farmers have found the same. That hasn't stopped trial lawyers and trade groups that aid them or promote competitor ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 23 2019 - 8:45am

Farmstand: A Celebrity-Backed Bong The Size Of A Phone Booth That Grows Superfoods For Rich Elites

Zooey Deschanel, whose picture could be in the dictionary under "adorkable" thanks to starring roles in "Elf" and "New Girl", isn't well regarded in science, and hasn't been since for as long as she's been under ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 15 2019 - 5:24pm

Positive Side Of Climate Change Facts- After Two Years Of Climate Change Action, Heading For 3°C With 1.5°C Well Within Reach

Almost nobody seems to report the positive side of our recent climate change action. It’s remarkable what we’ve done in two years, which gives us much hope that we can indeed rise to the challenge. I have never in my life seen such a coming together of na ...

Article - Robert Walker - Apr 23 2019 - 4:55am

Paul Mills, Who Claims He Can Talk With The Dead, Featured In TIME Magazine Glyphosate Article

The activist army in the war on common pesticides like glyphosate (and adjacently GMOs, they don't know enough science to know they are different) is having a Gettysburg moment. (1) They are out of options so they are making a desperate charge but th ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 15 2019 - 11:31am

Palm Oil Is Causing Deforestation And Other Myths Environmentalists Want To Dispel

Palm oil is being blamed for a lot but two academic conservationists note that those who ask to boycott all palm oil due to its contribution to deforestation should also consider boycotting coffee, chocolate and coconut if they wish to be consistent. Are y ...

Article - News Staff - May 28 2019 - 2:19pm

Nomads Helped Spread Agriculture Across Eurasia

When we think of agriculture, we don't think of nomadic hunter-gatherers who simply followed nature rather than harnessing it.  But they engaged in trade also. Millet, originally domesticated in China, was likely consumed at low levels by pastoralists ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 10 2019 - 4:51pm

600 Plant Species Extinct (0.15%) NOT 'Bad News For All Species'- Scary And Clickbait BBC News- Annotated

This article is scaring people, with the usual “all going to be extinct soon ” hype that we have had so many stories about this year. It is running in many news sources. I am not singling out the BBC as such but many people have come to rely on the BBC as ...

Article - Robert Walker - Jun 11 2019 - 4:43pm