200 million Americans have this carcinogen in their drinking water

 Posted by on 2016-09-23 at 23:55  environment, food safety, health, Reblog, water  Comments Off on 200 million Americans have this carcinogen in their drinking water
Sep 232016
 

Now comes a troubling report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), an activist research organization, that chromium-6, a carcinogenic chemical compound, has contaminated water supplies for more than 200 million Americans in all 50 states.

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Can hipsters stomach the unpalatable truth about avocado toast?

 Posted by on 2016-08-12 at 13:47  environment, food, health, Reblog, recipes  Comments Off on Can hipsters stomach the unpalatable truth about avocado toast?
Aug 122016
 

Avocados are bountiful in our food culture and all over Instagram. But communities in Mexico are suffering because of our fetishisation Are avocados now toast, at least for the thoughtful eater? There was only ever one way for avocado adulation to go, and that was down.

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Bee loss worsens as 44 percent of US colonies disappear over last year

 Posted by on 2016-05-10 at 17:31  bees, climate change, environment, food, News, Reblog  Comments Off on Bee loss worsens as 44 percent of US colonies disappear over last year
May 102016
 

Bees are continuing to die off in great numbers across the US, with rates increasing over the past year to a loss of 44.1 percent of all honeybee colonies, according to the preliminary results of a new study.

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Climate Change May Be Causing Earth’s Poles To Shift

 Posted by on 2016-04-12 at 13:38  climate, climate change, earth, environment, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Climate Change May Be Causing Earth’s Poles To Shift
Apr 122016
 

The position of Earth’s axis has dramatically shifted, likely because of melting ice sheets (fueled by climate change) and natural changes in water storage on land, according to a new study in the journal Science Advances.

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Climate change may ravage coffee plantations

 Posted by on 2016-04-11 at 22:41  climate, climate change, coffee, environment, Reblog, science  Comments Off on Climate change may ravage coffee plantations
Apr 112016
 

Hold onto your favorite beans: The coffee industry is under serious threat. Around the world, warming temperatures are creating a flurry of new problems for coffee plants and their producers. Some farmers are seeing their most fertile growing regions become ravaged.

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Study Finds Monsanto’s Glyphosate in 100% of California Wines Tested — Even the Organic Ones

 Posted by on 2016-03-29 at 01:26  environment, food, food safety, gmo, health, monsanto, poison, Reblog, wine, wtf  Comments Off on Study Finds Monsanto’s Glyphosate in 100% of California Wines Tested — Even the Organic Ones
Mar 292016
 

  
Biochemical giant Monsanto has found itself under increased scrutiny after the World Health Organization recently announced that glyphosate is likely carcinogenic to humans. Also, in the US, California recently labelled Monsanto’s Roundup — as known to cause cancer.

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Current record-shattering temperatures are shocking even to climate scientists

 Posted by on 2016-03-21 at 10:20  climate, climate change, environment, global warming, Reblog, science, weather  Comments Off on Current record-shattering temperatures are shocking even to climate scientists
Mar 212016
 

February 2016 was likely the hottest month in thousands of years, as we approach the 2°C danger limit.

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