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How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Without Chemicals

Home gardening accounts for an astonishing 75% of all pesticides used in North America, making it several million pounds used per year. Most of these are used to control insects on fruits and vegetables. From...
airplanes and chemtrails

Do Airplanes Dump Chemicals when Flying?

Air travel has come a long way since the Wright brothers made the first flight in 1903. Nowadays, we think nothing of jumping on a plane and flying off to the other side of...
mustard field

A New Study Finds That Plants Can Hear Themselves Being Eaten – And It...

We know that plants can sense and react to changes in the temperature, to harsh winds and even to physical stimulus, but a new study completed at the University of Missouri finds that plants...

The anti-science wing of the organic movement

This article is written by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and is the author of Is it Organic? Reason is a tool, but it can never be the motive force of the crowd. –...
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Heal the Earth with Diatomaceous “Dirt”

Say goodbye to harmful pesticides forever. Instead, eat fresh, healthy, chemical-free fruits and vegetables from your own garden and let you kids run barefoot through your soft, green non toxic grass. This is all possible, day...
GMO Labelling

Consumers Are Smart Enough To Handle GMO Labeling

Hot on the heels of revelations that the USDA has quietly approved a new generation of genetically modified crops, the editors at Scientific American have penned an op-ed arguing against labeling GMOs in food....
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Why Are We Surprised That Pesticides Are Killing Bees?

You’d have to be living under a rock for the past few years to miss the increasingly disturbing reports of colony collapse disorder among bees. Since 2006, beekeepers have observed groups of bees simply...
grapes

Ten Pesticide-laden Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid.

Any scientific advancement, however marvellous it is, can take on Pandora’s Box qualities if left unchecked. As far as the agricultural industries are concerned, pesticides are helping to feed the world by keeping yields...

What is a Sick Building and How Do You Know

People get sick and animal get sick; these are facts that we all know. But do buildings get sick? If you've heard the term "sick building" being tossed about, you may be as confused...
honeybee pollinating

EFSA Study: Pesticides Harming Bees

On January 6th, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded that crops attractive to honeybees (in particular the European Apis mellifera) cannot contain chemicals from the neonicotinoid family of pesticides. This conclusion was reached...

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