Care for Your Hands with Neem

Care for Your Hands with Neem

Used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, neem’s extensive healthcare properties have been known for thousands of years. Neem has many antibacterial properties and can be used in natural, herbal sanitizers around the world. Hand sanitizers are found everywhere, from hospitals to schools to shopping centers. ...

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Agrochemical Drifts

Agrochemical Drifts

Over the past year, over 1,400 official complaints have been collected regarding dicamba, with an estimated 2.5 million acres of farmland affected. What is dicamba? Dicamba is a synthetic agrochemical herbicide that has been used for decades in conventional agriculture. Typically, it was used to kill weeds before ...

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Eat Like Your Life Depends on it!

Eat Like Your Life Depends on it!

When we think of the food on your table, we don’t usually think about the vast range of toxic and poisonous chemicals used in nearly all stages of the production process. We think mainly about the taste. This mentality needs to change. We must inform ourselves of the agrochemicals used in conventional agriculture and ...

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Secrets of the Poison Papers

Secrets of the Poison Papers

The Bioscience Resource Project and the Center for Media and Democracy have released 20,000 documents that reveal both industry heavyweights and regulators understood the extraordinary toxicity of many chemical products approved for widespread and commercial use. They even worked together to conceal information from ...

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Take all of the Antibiotics?

Take all of the Antibiotics?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 2 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year. 23,000 of them die as a result of these once treatable infections. Bacteria have learned how to resist these drugs. Some now expel the antibiotic before it can work, ...

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Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day

By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from Mother Nature than she can replenish in the whole year. For the rest of the year, we will be living on resources taken from future generations. More ecological resources and services are used than the world can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and ...

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Truly Organic?

Truly Organic?

With recent controversy over the quality of organic food, how can you determine what is truly organic and what is not? Recently, there have been large imports of so-called organic corn and soybeans to the US that have been accused of being grown using conventional, dangerous and environmentally irresponsible methods. ...

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New Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos

New Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Senators from New Mexico, California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York have introduced a bill calling for the ban of chlorpyrifos, one of the most toxic and highly used synthetic pesticides in the world! Why is this bill such an essential step in the right direction? Chlorpyrifos is available for ...

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Ugly or “Perfect” Food?

Ugly or “Perfect” Food?

Beautiful, perfect fruits and vegetables are overrated. The “perfect” produce phenomenon is quickly becoming a global problem. Did you ever stop to think that if you don’t pick the slightly twisted carrot or oval apple that they might simply be thrown away? Nearly the same amount of food eaten in the United States is ...

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