Tag: water

NIH-Supported Journal Publishes Landmark Study Linking Fluoride to Low IQ

By Jay Syrmopoulos Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure have been linked to lower intelligence in children, according to the results of a new study. In the eye-opening new peer-reviewed study, published on September 19, 2017, in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers found strong evidence of a link between fluoride and lower cognitive function…

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Residents Forced to Buy Bottled Water As Coca-Cola Sucks Water Wells Dry

By Matt Agorist A world addicted to the consumption of chemical beverages with negative nutritional value — responsible for filling hospital beds across Earth — is quickly realizing this habit comes with a price outside of currency and health problems. Water. The residents of San Felipe Ecatepec, an Indigenous town three miles outside of San Cristobal…

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Invisible Plastic Nanoparticles Now Being Found In Drinking Water

By Heather Callaghan, Editor OrbMedia asks: If microscopic plastic is in oceans, lakes, and rivers, is it in drinking water as well? “In the first public scientific study of its kind, we found previously unknown plastic contamination in the tap water of cities around the world,” they wrote recently in a special edition. They claim everyone in the world…

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Fluoride Eats Windows Says Boardman Who Sided With Anti-Fluoride Activists

By Heather Callaghan, Editor As people wake up to the true nature of fluoride added to the drinking water supply, expect to hear more of these bold voices at town meetings. Despite what we’ve all been told about fluoride as a cavity preventative, it’s really an industrial-grade, waste byproduct of the fertilizer industry, called hydrofluorosilicic acid. Pictures have circulated…

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Best Way to Remove Fluoride from Tap Water?

Drinking water with high levels of fluoride can lead to many dangers. Some side effects that are brought on by fluoride exposure are dental fluorosis, reduced intelligence in children and a damaged nervous system. It costs a pretty penny to have a water purification system, so many are stuck with fluoridated water. A lot of the people buy water…

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Environmental Group Finds 267 Toxins in Tap Water Across the U.S.

By Anna Hunt Research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) revealed that hundreds of contaminants are present in U.S. tap water. To be exact, EWG revealed that 267 out of 500 contaminants were detected during tests conducted by more than 48,000 utilities companies across 50 states. This shows that no matter where you live…

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Erin Brockovich Won’t Back Down on Mount Pleasant Water Contamination Statements

By Heather Callaghan, Editor It’s been 19 years and Erin Brockovich still rises up to get involved in the time following the 1990s Oscar-winning movie about her fight with PG&E for a community that became a cancer cluster due to corporate malfeasance. When she speaks up, the world listens. Corporations and regulatory boards – be they reckless or negligent – think…

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Japan About to Drop Radioactive Tritium Waste in Pacific Ocean

By Heather Callaghan, Editor We live in a post-Fukushima world and it’s about to get worse… Sometimes it’s easy to blot out from our minds that the March 2011 Fukushima catastrophe that occurred when a major tsunami flooded Tepco’s nuclear cooling reactors following an earthquake was the worst radioactive disaster since the Chernobyl meltdown of 1986. Similar to Chernobyl,…

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This Plant-Based Water Filter Works Like A Mini Amazon Rainforest

By Amanda Froelich Purified water is essential for health, but many of the filters on the market contain toxins which may adversely affect one’s well-being rather than support it. For this reason, we can’t help but celebrate a home filtration system designed by Royal College of Art graduate Pratik Ghosh, which purifies waste water from…

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Antofagasta, Twin Metals, PolyMet and the Hidden Dangers of Modern High-Tech Copper Mining

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, guest to Natural Blaze Over the past two days, I revised a previous Duty to Warn column about copper mining titled “Corporate Sociopaths Out of Northern Minnesota” and then I also revised another column about the infamous British/Australian copper mining giant Rio Tinto that has devastated so much of the earth….

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