An American of Greek heritage documents the decline of healthful agricultural practices that have spread from the U.S. to Greece. Use of pesticides have compromised and tainted crops to the extent that farmers refuse to eat their own produce.
Can anyone really want to ingest this McDonald’s sandwich made with a stew of pig meat and an ingredient found in yoga mats? Or is this simply a clever marketing ploy?
The McCrib is filled with 70 questionable ingredients including ammonium sulfate, polysorbate 80, and azodicarbonamide – a chemical also used in yoga mats. Bon appétit!
Here’s a round-up of some of the positive environmental stories of 2016 and the promise they hold for 2017.
DEA has taken yet another swipe at marijuana by amending its already bizarre classification of pot as a Schedule I drug. Now they’re trying to control the plant compound better known as CBD.
What’s worse, the Zika or the spray? A Florida man documents Miami’s spraying has compromised his health and left scores of other life forms (other than mosquitoes) dead or dying. Welcome To Zika Miami Beach 2016.
First Donald Trump was going to scrap the Environmental Protection Agency and now he’s welcomed a climate change denier to head the government body that is already rife with issues.
Meat’s impact on health, superbug resistance, carbon emissions, and climate change are well documented. Yet the EU has pledged 15 million euros ($15.9 million) to the meat market in order to raise consumption. Why?
“We are a group of scientists at CDC who are very concerned about the current state of ethics at our agency,” stated a letter addressed to the CDC Chief of Staff, Carmen S. Villar, by more than a dozen senior scientists at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, on
Supporters of marijuana legalization are pleased with more states adding cannabis reforms, but the federal government still blocks total legalization, then there’s the Trump factor that remains an enigma.
As avocados have gained more popularity in the U.S., one border away a nation is in turmoil as gangs, farmers, and government agencies wage war on who should control this lucrative crop.
The SNAP program is surrounded by myths, such as people living in the U.S. illegally can get SNAP, but it does what it’s intended to do in spite of significant opposition — help needy families afford groceries in times of economic hardship.