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Fleets of low-cost energy generators could power MILLIONS of homes within decades, Scottish research suggests

Fleets of cheaply-designed wave energy devices could potentially power millions of homes across the country within decades.

 

DDT exposure raises ALL women's risks of breast cancer 40 years later - and those who came into contact with the toxic pesticide as babies will get the disease earlier, study suggests

All women who were exposed to the toxic pesticide DDT under age 14 are at higher risks of breast cancer than others, a new, 60-year study finds.

 

Buy organic food to help curb global insect collapse, say scientists

Buying organic food is among the actions people can take to curb the global decline in insects, according to leading scientists. Urging political action to slash pesticide use on conventional farms is another, say environmentalists.

 

Adding to Residue Studies, Report Documents Toxic Pesticides in Common Foods Sold by Major Retailers

Friends of the Earth (FOE) released a report last week again showing pesticide residues in the food supply. The report, Toxic Secret, found store and name brand foods produced and sold by the top four U.S. food retailers — Kroger (NYSE:KR), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Costco (NYSE:COST) and Albertsons — contain residues of toxic pesticides linked to a range of serious health and environmental problems.

 

How Urban Agriculture Can Improve Food Security In US Cities

During the partial federal shutdown in December 2018 and January 2019, news reports showed furloughed government workers standing in line for donated meals. These images were reminders that for an estimated one out of eight Americans, food insecurity is a near-term risk.

 

Clean food watch: Organically grown produce contains more antioxidants and lower levels of cadmium and pesticides compared to conventionally grown counterparts

Food safety is a major concern worldwide, especially now that many agricultural chemicals are associated with adverse health and environmental effects. Many people claim that organic crop production is the answer to these safety and environmental concerns.

 

Maintaining productivity and profitability without pesticides: Researchers study how modified farming practices can lead to a healthier food supply

Bringing down the number of pesticides that are sprayed onto plants does not necessarily translate to diminishing yields, according to research from the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA).

 

Enter New Competition to Solve the Plastics Crisis and (Bonus) Win $500K

2018 was a major year for raising awareness about the buildup of plastics in the world's oceans. But it also ended with one of the most high-profile attempts to solve the problem—Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup system—returning to port for repairs before managing to clean up any plastic.

 

Senate Passes Massive Public Lands Conservation Bill

In a rare bipartisan push, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of a major public lands package on Tuesday.

 

Cabot's Sneaky Attack on Pennsylvania Cancer Survivor Reveals Dirty Agenda to Silence Environmentalists

Cabot Oil & Gas, a company with $765 million in assets in 2017, doesn't like environmental nonprofits meddling in its dirty business in Pennsylvania. And the company is delivering this message by targeting Ray Kemble—a local 63-year old who just survived his fourth cancer surgery—with a $5 million lawsuit for speaking out about Cabot and fracking.

 
 
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