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Alex Gray – There is a third pole on earth, and it’s melting quickly

When we think of the world’s polar regions, only two usually spring to mind – the North and South. However, there is a region to the south of China and the north of India that is known as the “Third Pole”. That’s because it is the third largest area of frozen water on the planet. Although much smaller than its …

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World’s Low-Cost Economy Built on the Backs of 46 Million Modern Day Slaves

Close to 46 million men, women, and children are enslaved across the world, according to a harrowing new report from the Australia-based Walk Free Foundation.Many of them, the analysis notes, are in fact ensnared providing “the low-cost labor that produces consumer goods for markets in Western Europe, Japan, North America, and Australia.” The organization’s 2016 Global Slavery Index—based on 42,000 interviews conducted …

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Couple Buys Destroyed Farmlands In India And Naturally Transforms Them Into Wildlife Sanctuaries

A passionate couple moved to India to save the nation from complete deforestation by rescuing and rehabilitating barren farmland. For those seeking inspiration even though they have been told that one person can’t make a difference, look no further. This is actually a story about a couple who followed their passion for rehabilitating land, wildlife, and the fresh water supply …

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Fuel or food? Study sees increasing competition for land, water resources

About 4 percent of the world’s agricultural land and 3 to 4 percent of its fresh water are now used for growing biofuels, according to a new study published March 3, 2016 in the Nature journal Scientific Reports. About one-third of the malnourished people in the world, the findings suggest, could be fed by using these resources for food production. With …

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Two-thirds of the globe face water shortages, major study finds

Four billion people live under conditions of severe water shortages at least one month of the year, according to new research. Nearly half of these people live in India and China, according to astudy by Science Advances. Other populations facing severe water scarcity live in Bangladesh, the United States (mostly in western states), Pakistan and Nigeria. Of the total figure half a billion people …

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Grain – The Biotech Corporate Vision: Genetically Engineered Crops, Transgenic Seeds, Demise of Agroecology

Just when the biotech companies that make transgenic seeds are merging, the corporate vision of biotechnology is showing up at FAO. At today’s opening of the three-day international symposium on agricultural biotechnologies convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, more than 100 social movement and civil society organisations (CSOs) from four continents have …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – Arthur Capperauld, D.C., CCWFN – 01.05.16

Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr Art Capperauld. Dr Capperauld attended California State University Long Beach with an emphasis on human biology, and graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College. He continued his education with 100’s of post graduate courses focusing on nutrition, diet and lifestyle, clinical management and whole-food nutritional supplementation. He functioned as a consultant to the world’s leading authority on the use of therapeutic and nutrient-dense foods, plant and glandular concentrates and extracts, as well as phytonutrients and phytochemicals.
Dr Art is president of Concepts For Health, Inc, a health and healing expert, teacher and lecturer. His 23+ years of clinical experience and 1000’s of people asking his advice has allowed him to develop a unique system that enables people to take control of their health. His professional teaching experience to doctors and the public covers a wide range of topics. On todays show, we will discuss WEIGHT LOSS- the number one New Year Resolution! Contact: www.conceptsforhealth.com Office # is 559-475-8611 Email is drart@conceptsforhealth.com

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Massive influence of biotech industry on EU research projects on risks of genetically engineered plants

* Report shows close networking between experts and industry The results from the EU research project GRACE are to be presented in Potsdam, Germany on 9 and 10 November. The GRACE team of experts conducted feeding trials with genetically engineered plants on rats and reviewed existing publications on risk research. Testbiotech analysis shows the biotech industry has seriously impacted the …

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George Monbiot – On Bullshit

Eat less meat and fish, drink less milk. No request could be simpler, or more consequential. Nothing we do has greater potential for reducing our impacts on the living planet. Yet no request is more likely to elicit a baffled, hurt or furious response. This point comes across with astonishing force in the film Cowspiracy. I would question some of the figures …

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Zaid Jilani – The Number of Americans Living on Less Than $2 a Day Is Skyrocketing

The World Bank and other global institutions use a very specific measure to record global poverty rates. They gather data designed to record the number of people in a country who live on less than $2 a day, and then use the information to make a “poverty headcount ratio”— the percentage of people in a country who live under this …