Tag: environmental toxins

‘Bombshell Revelations’ Point to Ongoing Poisoning of Grassy Narrows People

By Lauren McCauley Environmental volunteers and The Toronto Star uncover mercury contaminated soil around shuttered plant, amounting to ‘more than enough of a smoking gun to require a full investigation’ An investigation by environmental volunteers and The Toronto Star has uncovered the “bombshell revelation” that soil…

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PolyMet’s Tailings “Pond” Could Create a Dead St. Louis River and Dying Lake Superior

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, special guest to Natural Blaze Duty to Warn: Northern Minnesota and the PolyMet Project: PolyMet’s Tailings “Pond” Could Someday Create a Dead St. Louis River and a Dying Lake Superior – Is That an Acceptable Risk to Take? “ALL tailings “ponds” are a…

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Health Crisis: The Ripple Effect from Environmental Toxins Within The Body

By Eldon Dahl Neurotransmitters are chemicals in the brain that act as messengers between neurons. The effects of neurotransmitters are far-reaching and encompass most bodily processes, including: physical and cognitive performance, weight, the perception and response to pain, sleep patterns and our emotional and mental state of being….

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“Environmentally Friendly” Products Can Be Seriously Unfriendly to You and the Environment

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Unfortunately words like “environmentally friendly,” “green” or even “biodegradable” may just be a form of green washed, sleight-of-hand that have nothing to do with your or your pets’ health. Since the 1990s, we’ve had a virtually unregulated uprising of chemical products. Back…

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Micro-plastics Threaten Ocean’s Ecosystem: Juvenile Fish are Becoming Addicted to Micro-beads

By number23 Larval fish are becoming addicted to consuming micro-beads, according to a new study by a group of Swedish researchers. The study, entitled “Environmentally relevant concentrations of microplastic particles influence larval fish ecology,” was published earlier this month in the journal Science. As outlined in…

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