Don’t Look, Don’t See: Time for Honest Media Reporting on Impacts of Pesticides
Opinion

Don’t Look, Don’t See: Time for Honest Media Reporting on Impacts of Pesticides

The UK-based Independent online newspaper recently published an article about a potential link between air pollution from vehicles and glaucoma. It stated that according to a new study air pollution is linked to the eye condition that causes blindness. The report explained that researchers had looked at vision tests carried out on more than 111,000…

From Sunscreen to Bug Spray: How to Protect Your Kids from Chemical Poisoning This Summer
Opinion

From Sunscreen to Bug Spray: How to Protect Your Kids from Chemical Poisoning This Summer

The Facts: From chemical-laden sunscreens to bug sprays with DEET, there is plenty to be cautious about before lathering up your kids in the name of protection. Reflect On: What simple changes can you make to protect your family this summer? Summertime should be a carefree time of year as we head out on vacation,…

Of Insects and Men
Science

Of Insects and Men

Invisible denizens — everywhere Insects are all over the world – in and over the waters at the edge of the seas, in and over the waters of lakes, rivers and creeks and swamps and irrigation ditches. They thrive in the forests, mountains, deserts, land, cities, villages, in the tropics and in the homes of…

The Agricultural Pesticide Damaging Kids’ Brains
Opinion

The Agricultural Pesticide Damaging Kids’ Brains

Scientifically, it’s been documented children continually are exhibiting lower IQs, aka the Flynn effect, decade after decade. Jun 14, 2018 – IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades for those born after 1975. [Paraphrased from 1] Fluoride exposure in drinking water has been blamed, as have neurotoxic chemicals in vaccines. Both can be classified…

The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?
Opinion

The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already the second-leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. In India, government data indicates that cancer showed a 5 percent increase in prevalence between 2012 and 2014 with the number of new cases doubling…

Pesticide Suicide
Food

Pesticide Suicide

Pesticide suicide refers to toxic chemicals mucking up the health of animals, plants and insects. This worldwide causatum may be totally out of control or maybe not; nobody knows for sure. Therein lies the scary part. However, what is known is not encouraging: “Industrial toxins are now routinely found in new-born babies, in mother’s milk,…