Finding Solutions to Our Environmental & Environmental Health Crises

5 Natural Survival Tactics to Defend Against Terrorist Attack – Treehugger 4/19/09

Ten Super Plants Fighting the Environmental Injustice League – Miller McCune 5/5/09

Who ya gonna call when your tank’s on ‘E,’ the topsoil’s salty or there’s too much TNT? The 10 plants Miller-McCune.com believes can save the world, that’s who.

Biochar 101 – Mother Nature Network 7/9/09

It removes carbon dioxide from the air, improves soil quality and creates clean energy — and it’s surprisingly easy to come by.

How To Make Biochar & Bio-Oil, Re:Char Demonstrates (Video) – Treehugger 5/19/09

Guerrilla Gardeners Attack Empty Flyer Boxes With Minty Goodness – Treehugger 6/3/09

How to Plan an Ecological Water-Harvesting System for Your Home – Alternet 5/18/09 

Japan plans underwater sponges to soak up uranium – Telegraph, UK 6/16/09

Using Sea Shells to Remove Heavy Metals from Water – Treehugger 4/28/09

Boy discovers microbe that eats plastic – Mother Nature Network 6/12/09

Will Allen’s Innovative Aquaculture System Insprires Commercial Application – Treehugger 2/9/09

How to Start a Traditional Compost Pile in Your Yard – Alternet 5/28/09

Purifying Water Through Gravity – GreenTech Media 2/24/09

Electrolyzed water, aka el liquido milagroso – BoingBoing 2/23/09

The LA Times’ Marla Dickerson reports on a cheap way to turn water and salt into a degreaser and sanitizer.

Used as a sanitizer for decades in Russia and Japan, it’s slowly winning acceptance in the United States. A New York poultry processor uses it to kill salmonella on chicken carcasses. Minnesota grocery clerks spray sticky conveyors in the checkout lanes. Michigan jailers mop with electrolyzed water to keep potentially lethal cleaners out of the hands of inmates.In Santa Monica, the once-skeptical Sheraton housekeeping staff has ditched skin-chapping bleach and pungent ammonia for spray bottles filled with electrolyzed water to clean toilets and sinks.

Australian researchers find honey capable of fighting superbugs – Mathaba 6/22/09

It is well known that honey has anti-bacterial properties but scientists from the University of Sydney believe a particular type derived from native tea tree is especially potent.

Preserving Biodiversity Helps Prevent Disease Spread from Animals to People: New Research Spells It Out – Treehugger 7/8/09

Bypass in a Pill – L-Arginine – Dr Joe’s Diebetes blog 2/2/09

How to Slash World Cancer Rates By 90 Percent: Healthy Foods, Exercise and Vitamin D – Natural News 2/26/09

Hoxsey – How Healing Becomes A Crime. alt. cancer cure – Google Video 5/1/09 

This documentary concerns Harry M. Hoxsey, the former coal miner whose family’s herbal recipe has brought about claims of a cancer cure. Starting in 1924 with his first clinic, he expanded to 17 states by the mid 1950s, along the way constantly battling organized medicine that labeled him a charlatan. Hoxsey’s supporters point out he was the victim of arrests, or “quackdowns” spearheaded by the proponents of established medical practices. Interviews of patients satisfied with the results of the controversial treatment are balanced with physicians from the FDA and the AMA. A clinic in Tijuana, Mexico claims an 80% success rate, while opponents are naturally skeptical.    

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