Alfalfa on the run!

“…market calls for a supply of crops free of genetic engineering”

Genetifically Modified Alfalfa Officially On The Way by Barry Estabrook On Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) had approved the unrestricted planting of genetically modified alfalfa sold by Monsanto Co. and Forge Genetics, despite protests from organic groups and public health advocates and comments from nearly 250,000 […]

Testing Way Down on Beach Waters!

Testing Way Down on Beach Waters!

Health testing way down at California beaches The monitoring is at its lowest level since becoming law more than a decade ago, putting swimmers, surfers and divers at greater risk of exposure to contaminated water, a Times investigation shows. By Tony Barboza, Los Angeles Times August 30, 2010 Health testing of California’s beaches has slumped […]

Pneumonia and Vitamin D

Pneumonia and Vitamin D

Vitamin D Council 4/13/2010 Dear Dr. Cannell: My 71 year old mother is in the hospital diagnosed with Pseudomonas pneumonia. Because she also has COPD along with years of prednisone use, her doctors have given her only a 5% chance of survival. The hospital is against patients taking any supplements without doctors orders (they kind […]

Caroline Casey & Bob Gough riff on renewables !

Caroline Casey & Bob Gough riff on renewables !

"the earth is a source of life that is to be protected…" Orville Looking Horse The New Green Economy Caroline welcomes Bob Gough, secretary for Inter-Tribal Coup, and lawyer for the Lakota Sioux, indefatigable agent of Red Green Power, the development of Wind Power, allying ancient infinite Power with reverently collaborative new technology on Native […]

Very Smart Monkeys !

Very Smart Monkeys !

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Dr. Joe on Trans Fats.... Bad Idea !

Dr. Joe on Trans Fats…. Bad Idea !

Harvard School of Public Health published a piece in December, 2007 as to why Trans Fats should be banished from the Food system. They intrinsically lead to harmful changes in blood fats, systemic inflammation, and abdominal fat (brown fat) and insulin resistance.This leads to cardiovascular death, diabetes and other chronic disease.There is no reason for […]

Amory Lovins with Real World Energy Solutions !

Amory Lovins with Real World Energy Solutions !

[viddler id=a2b304a0&w=437&h=370] Amory Lovins is cofounder of the Rocky Mountain Institute. Here in an interview with Charlie Rose, Lovins gives leveled headed information and statistics about energy ideas and solutions. July 15, 2008, www.charlierose.com

Janine Benyus - Innovation Inspired by Nature

Janine Benyus – Innovation Inspired by Nature

[viddler id=1b76711f&w=437&h=370] In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is already influencing the products and systems we build. A self-proclaimed nature nerd, Benyus is the author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, a book that has galvanized scientists, architects, designers and engineers into […]

...We have to solve the Democracy crisis...!  ...Earth Day take 2 !

…We have to solve the Democracy crisis…! …Earth Day take 2 !

Or “…It’s time to Stop ignoring the 1.2 Billion Elephants in the room…!” [viddler id=b8cea782&h=370&w=437] In Al Gore’s brand-new slideshow, he presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists were recently predicting, and challenges us to act with a sense of “generational mission” — the kind of feeling that […]

The Precautionary Principle !

The Precautionary Principle !

[viddler id=8e36e163&h=370&w=437] Carolyn Raffenperger clearly raps down the Precautionary Principle ! Worth every bit of the 5 minutes !

Really looking into the brain !

Really looking into the brain !

[viddler id=82eef975&h=370&w=437] Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, really looks into the brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied […]