Category: Natural Living

Stanford Scientists Develop New Model for Solar Farms

A new model for solar farms that “co-locates” crops and solar panels could result in a harvest of valuable biofuel plants along with solar energy. by Ker Than Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for…

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Organic Wine Producer Nearly Imprisoned for Refusing to Spray Pesticides

by Heather Callaghan I still don’t feel guilty. It’s intolerable today to be forced to hide and to be frightened for taking a stand. –Emmanuel Giboulot Last year I wrote about a major pesticide problem in French wines. One that had unfortunate results. For instance, 90% of those wines, even vintage, were contaminated with unsafe…

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10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health

by Arjun Walia Over the past few years, a number of countries have completely banned GMOs and the pesticides that go along with them, and they are doing so for a reason. The latest country to consider a complete ban is Russia after top government scientists recommended at least a 10-year ban. The truth is,…

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Sri Lanka Bans Monsanto Herbicide Citing Deadly Link To Kidney Disease

by Arjun Walia Sri Lanka has decided to completely ban glyphosate from their country; it’s the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. In doing so they join a growing list of countries that have/are doing the same. The ban comes out of concern that the chemical may be linked to a fatal kidney disease that…

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GMO Canola Truck Crashes in Australia: Senator Says ‘Should Be Treated As a Serious Biohazard’

by Melissa Melton A truck filled with genetically modified canola overturned in the WA Great Southern region of Australia and a Senator and agricultural official of the green political party came forward to say the crash needs to be treated as a “serious biohazard”: “Spills of this sort need to be treated as a serious…

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8 Examples of the Science of Nature’s Wisdom

By Lewis Herridge A Brave New Reflection… In Aldous Huxley’s enduring master piece Brave New World, you find that world controllers have created an ‘ideal’ society. They cleverly use genetic engineering, brainwashing, recreational drugs and sex to keep all it members happy consumers. Many people draw comparisons as to where our society presently is and…

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UK Home Garden Diversity Aids Suffering Bee Population

by Heather Callaghan If you plant it, they will come. A new study confirms the crucial aid that typical British gardeners might unknowingly provide to rapidly declining pollinators. According to Ecologists at Plymouth University, it matters not to busy bees where they are are getting their food sources. When searching for nectar and pollen, urban…

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The Real Expiration Date for Common Foods

By Heather Callaghan The regulation guidelines for expired foods are few and arbitrary, really. They are also voluntary. They sprang up in the 1970s for more consumer information and perceived freshness. Expiration labels are only required by law for infant formula and baby foods; other laws regarding dairy are left up to some states and…

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