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Small Spikes In Air Pollution Have A Direct Impact On The Mental Health Of Children, New Study Shows

A new study shows that even very small spikes in air pollution can directly affect the mental health of children and lead to an increase in hospital visits for psychiatric issues, according to EcoWatch: “According to the study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, short-term spikes in ambient air pollution are linked with an […]

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Trump Administration Moves Forward To Allow Pork Slaughterhouses To Self-Police; Slashing USDA Inspectors

If you have little concern for the suffering of animals, humans, or data from your own studies, for that matter, you might be inclined to do what the Trump administration’s USDA just did. They have just moved to let slaughterhouses police themselves despite the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. To sum it up: […]

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EPA Surprisingly Announces End Of Animal Testing By 2035

In a move that is splitting animal rights groups and environmental groups, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it will eliminate all testing on animals by 2035. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler issued the surprising memo to praise from animal rights groups such as PETA and the Humane Society on September 10th. “Today’s memo […]

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A New Form Of Chronic Kidney Disease May Be Caused By Climate Change

While we’ve known for some time that climate change does indeed impact the health of people around the world — ranging from making mental health problems worse to spreading infectious diseases — a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that climate change is on the verge of causing a pandemic of […]

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Report warns climate change is causing devastating and fatal consequences on our children and grandchildren NOW

A new report from the Global Health Alliance Australia in partnership with Monash University in Melbourne has some sobering news: Climate change is already causing death, malnutrition, and the stunting of child growth across the world. And the situation is only getting worse. According to The Guardian, Misha Coleman, one of the report’s authors, had […]

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Warmer oceans are causing a dramatic spike in the number of flesh-eating bacteria infections

Last month in Florida, a woman slipped and fell into the ocean while on vacation, slightly cutting her leg. The wound measured approximately three-quarters of a inch long. Later that same day, the woman began experiencing terrible pain in her injured leg. A few days later, her leg had turned black and she was placed […]

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Corporate farm waste may be a bigger environmental problem than we can imagine

When Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas in 2018, at least 52 people were killed and the economic loss was estimated at almost $17 billion. One major loss was of animals on farms, where the giant storm killed approximately 3.5 million chickens and 5,500 hogs. But perhaps the biggest loser of all when it came to […]

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