The Environmental Ills of Civilizations, and Suggestions for Natural Living

Toxins in the Bodies of Newborns Lead to a Contaminated Generation – Natural News 9/9/08

This is one for those people who don’t believe labor and social justice issues are intimately tied to green corporate efforts and environmentalism as a movement.

Pollution Can Make You Fat – Alternet 9/8/08

A new study shows that children exposed to pesticides in womb are twice as likely to be overweight.

Teen Girls’ Body Burden of Hormone-Altering Cosmetics Chemicals – Environmental Working Group 9/24/08

“Environmental Working Group (EWG) detected 16 chemicals from 4 chemical families – phthalates, triclosan, parabens, and musks – in blood and urine samples from 20 teen girls aged 14-19. Studies link these chemicals to potential health effects including cancer and hormone disruption. These tests feature first-ever exposure data for parabens in teens, and indicate that young women are widely exposed to this common class of cosmetic preservatives, with 2 parabens, methylparaben and propylparaben, detected in every single girl tested.”

Aspartame Consumption Again Linked to Degeneration of Brain Neurons – Natural News 9/25/08

1 in 4 U.S. teen girls got cervical cancer shot – USA Today 10/9/08

Epilepsy and Psychiatric Drugs like Neurontin Double Risk of Suicidal Behavior – Natural News 10/6/08

ADHD Drugs May Pose Danger to Children with Heart Conditions – Natural News 10/7/08

A government-sponsored report has concluded that levels of fluoride that people are regularly exposed to in drinking water can cause serious malfunctioning of the thyroid glad, leading to even more serious health problems

Media Cries Foul When County Stops Fluoridating Water – Natural News 9/22/08  FDA Approved Human Medical Experiments with Artificial Blood; Hundreds Died – Natural News 9/29/08States Taking Pharma to Court for Risky Antipsychotic-Prescribing Spree – Alternet 10/19/08

AP IMPACT: Tons of drugs dumped into wastewater (AP)  – Yahoo 9/14/08

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup – Natural News 10/11/08

Six Surprising Facts About Soy – Natural News 10/6/08

Manufacturing Thirst: The Hidden Water Costs of Our Industrial Economy  – Alternet 10/23/08

From the mining of raw materials to energy production, to the manufacturing process itself, industry guzzles tons of water.


The Cancer and Disease Fighting Plants of the Rainforest– Natural News 9/5/08

Natural Remedies and Repellents for Biting and Stinging Insects – Natural News 9/12/08

Presenting 50 Facts About Homeopathy – Natural News 10/16/08

Why You Get Worse Gas Mileage in Winter and What to do about it  – Treehugger 10/19/08

Tune Up Your Immune System for Cold and Flu Season – Natural News 10/18/08

Herb Officially Recognized In England as A Cure for Colds – Natural News 10/17/08

Eight Natural Ways To Prevent Cold and Flu – Natural News 10/21/08

Avoid Flu Shots, Take Vitamin D Instead – LewRockwell 10/3/08

Choosing Products That Promote Beauty and Well Being – Natural News 10/7/08

GoodGuide will save your skin – CNet 9/10/08

Database of products’ health and green aspects.

A New Leaf: Making Paper From Weeds – Miller McCune 10/7/08

Marijuana Is Real Medicine – Alternet 10/2/08 


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