Warrior Connection – 08.28.16

The  August 28th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about the health effects and effects on learning of pesticide and other toxic compound exposures with Dr / Professor Ann Lopez.   Known and suspected  previous and current pesticides hazards and haz mat issues are affecting tens of thousands of military and civilians and dependents across our nation and wherever US …


Kali Holloway – Americans Are Gorging on Meat in Amounts Not Seen in Decades

The cliche about the American diet being mostly meat and potatoes has seemed less true over recent years, with vegetarianism going mainstream and veganism gaining popularity. But old dietary habits die hard—possibly because [3] of their clogged arteries. A new study finds there’s been a reversal in meat-eating declines, with the last year seeing Americans piling their plates higher with meat than …


Alex Kirby – Climate change raises deadly health risks

Climate News Network, 18 August, 2016 More than half a million people worldwide are likely to die annually by 2050 because of the impact on agriculture of changing climate, according to an Oxford University study on the future of food. The authors say the effects are likely to be felt most acutely in south and east Asia, but that the …


Paul R. Pillar – The Fragility of American Democracy

Efforts to export American-style liberal democracy to foreign lands have bumped up against the fact that the successful working of such democracy depends on habits and attitudes that are rarer than most Americans think and that take a long time to develop. That is a reality encountered in places such as Iraq. The relevant attitudes are not only hard to …


Nika Knight – Experiments Involving GMO Animals Are Skyrocketing, Study Finds

Experiments involving genetically engineered animals have nearly tripled in Germany in the past 10 years, driven by a burgeoning global industry that involves inventing and patenting genetically altered species for scientific research, says a new study commissioned by Germany’s Green Party and conducted by the research group Testbiotech. “We must not allow any more animals to be tortured.” —Nicole Maisch, Green …


The Gary Null Show – 08.09.16

Today on The Gary Null Show, Gary starts off the show by bringing you the best news in health and wellness, where he talks about Diabetics should be wary of paleo diet ‘hype’ and how Diet designed to lower blood pressure also reduces risk of kidney disease. Gary also goes into a deep look at some of the bigger environmental headlines. Towards the end of the show Gary opens up for the phone lines for a Talk Back segment in which he takes calls on Hilary Clinton and much more. Make sure you tune into tonight’s Progressive Commentary Hour show at 7:00pm EST where Gary exposes NATO.


Nadia Prupis – You Cannot Explain it by Chance’: Climate Crises Can Fuel Armed Conflict

Climate-related disasters heighten the risk of conflict around the world, according to new research. Armed violence is likely to rise amid drought, heatwaves, and other crises, particularly in countries that are already fractured along ethnic lines, finds anew report from Germany’s Potsdam Institute, published Monday in theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Analyzing data on armed conflict from 1980-2010, …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – Plants Go to War: A Botanical History of World War II – 07.19.16

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG , www.drznaturally.com, interviews botanist Judith Sumner. Judith specializes in ethnobotany, flowering plants, plant adaptations, and garden history. She has taught extensively both at the college level and at botanical gardens, including the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and the Garden in the Woods, the foremost native plant garden of New England. Judith graduated from Vassar College and completed graduate studies in systematic botany at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She studied at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and at the British Museum (Natural History) and did extensive field work in the Pacific region on the genus Pittosporum. She has published monographic studies in the American Journal of Botany, Pollen et Spores, and Allertonia, as well as monographing two families for Flora Vitiensis Nova, the recently published flora of the Fiji Islands. Judith’s book American Household Botany won the American Horticultural Society Book Award. She was awarded the Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature by the Herb Society of America. On todays show, we will discuss Plants Go to War: A Botanical History of World War II – a look at military history from a botanical perspective, and the images say it all: From victory gardens and agriculture to rubber, coal, paper, timber, drugs, and fibers, plant products supplied the wartime materials that played key roles in victory.
CONTACT: www.judithsumner.com [includes a link to a recent lecture at Harvard on victory gardens]


3 Disgusting Reasons Why You Should Never Trust Food Labels

You cannot rely on food producers to put food labels on products in a sufficient enough manner to describe what you’re actually buying, and — in the case of meat and animal products — what you’re allowing to continue through your purchase. 1. “Progressive Farming. Family Style,” pig ‘producer,’ The Maschhoffs, slogan boasts — but if the Hormel supplier truly believes what the …


Dr. David Suzuki – How to Feed the World as the Planet Warms

Calculating farming’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is difficult, but experts agree that feeding the world’s people has tremendous climate and environmental impacts. Estimates of global emissions from farms range widely. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency puts them at 24 percent, including deforestation, making agriculture the second-largest emitter after heat and electricity. Agriculture contributes to global warming in a number of ways. …