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Study: Produce Loses Around Half Its Vitamin Content Within a Week of Harvest

September 23, 2018 at 2:45 pm




Another reason to buy local or grow your own

Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

September 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm




Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.

Florence Drowns Over 3 Million Animals Trapped in Factory Farms, 13 Manure “Lagoons” Overflowing

September 19, 2018 at 2:27 pm




The number of factory-farmed animals drowned in Hurricane Florence is already double the number in Hurricane Matthew and expected to go up. 13 manure lagoons are overflowing, with 55 more about to overflow into local rivers and groundwater.

The Man Behind the Bloodstained Suit: The Father of the Circumcision Civil Rights Movement

September 18, 2018 at 6:26 pm




Since the 1970s, Brother K has stood on street corners around the country peacefully protesting a silent, hidden war on American boys and men — circumcision.

Florence Has Washed Away A Mountain of Toxic Coal Ash, Likely Into NC Rivers

September 17, 2018 at 1:08 pm




At least one of Duke Energy’s giant coal-ash piles has collapsed, displacing 2000 cubic meters of ash containing arsenic, lead and mercury, likely into North Carolina’s drinking water.

39,000 tons of coal ash spilled from a coal ash pond in Eden, NC, in 2014, contaminating 70 miles of the Dan River. Credit: Waterkeeper Alliance

Full-Fat Dairy Protects Against Heart Disease and Boosts Longevity, New International Study Finds

September 16, 2018 at 1:28 pm




People who consume lots of whole-fat dairy live longer and have lower rates of heart disease than those who consume skim milk or no milk.

Hurricane Will Likely Cover North Carolina in Hog Feces, As Manure “Lagoons” at Factory Farms Overflow

September 13, 2018 at 1:10 am





Smithfield’s hog farmers are scrambling to drain thousands of toxic manure lagoons, some the size of lakes, before they overflow into drinking water and the growing “dead zone” off the North Carolina coast

A lake of pig feces and urine the size of 4 football fields outside a Smithfield facility in North Carolina. Image caught by spy drone in video below. Credit: Mark Devries

Here’s What Happens To Your Body After Eating Organic For Just Two Weeks

September 11, 2018 at 11:26 pm




Pesticides disappear from family’s urine samples after just two weeks of eating 100% organic. Watch the video the pesticide industry tried to stop you from seeing:

The Ocean Cleanup Has Begun, Aims to Cut Great Pacific Patch 90% by 2040

September 11, 2018 at 12:29 am




The nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup just launched a giant floating plastic trap, which they hope will cut the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in half in 5 years

Why You Should Never Kill a House Spider

September 8, 2018 at 1:37 pm




Spiders provide free pest control for the bugs you really don’t want in your house or garden