Wednesday 4 March 2015
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Category: Environment


Flaxseeds Protect Against Radiation Exposure

We are bombarded every day by harmful radiation from medical tests like X-rays and CT scans, radon gas and radiation from space.  And...


How to Protect Yourself From Tap Water

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Many of us have grown up drinking tap water without thinking twice about it. The availability of...


Portland Just Installed Water Pipes That Generate Electricity!

Lucid Energy, a Portland-based energy company, has come up with a brilliant idea to harness electricity from the water that flows through a...


You Won’t Believe How Much Pesticide You’re Eating Every Day

So How can GM Crops be Deemed ‘Safe?’ Bypassing the regular rhetoric proposed by GMO supporters that they are ‘substantially...


5 Ways Cold Weather Damages Your Health—And How to Protect Yourself

There are a lot of good reasons to hate winter. Short days, icy roads, runny noses, and the very strong feeling of not wanting to leave...


Land Secured In Fukushima Opens Door For 1st Shipment Of Radioactive Waste

The government has begun prep work on a parcel of land near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to receive its first delivery...


A Bacteria That Hasn’t Had To Evolve In More Than Two Billion Years

Scientists from UCLA have discovered a deep-sea microorganism that’s the same today as it was two billion years ago. It’s an...


Climate Change in Minnesota: More Heat, More Big Storms

St. Patrick’s Day 2012 in St. Paul was the crowning moment of one of Minnesota’s mildest winters: Jubilant parade spectators...


Florida Looks to Recycling, Desalination As it Faces Increasing Water Supply Crunch

By Alan Kovski Jan. 22 — Florida is bumping up against its limits on groundwater supply, the primary water resource for the state,...


Tossing Out Food In The Trash? In Seattle, You’ll Be Fined For That

In Seattle, wasting food will now earn you a scarlet letter — well, a scarlet tag, to be more accurate. The bright red tag, posted on a...