Category: News

Climate Change Politics in Australia: The Lomborg Factor

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Eager to cut, savage and wind back constructive projects in the realm of medicine, science and education, Australia’s government has made its latest head-shaking announcement on budgetary issues. The veteran climate change sceptic Bjørn Lomborg is going to become the recipient of $4 million in Australian tax payers’ money.  According to a spokesman for education…


Lessons in Village Design

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I live in a new Village called Earthaven. Part art project, part social experiment, part bridge to an unknown future, this place is an endlessly challenging, paradoxical exercise of the imagination. It is also quite real and solid, home to 60 people and a locus of much hope and creativity. Ten years ago, a dozen…


Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91%”

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Earlier this week Michael Snyder warned that the bottom of our food chain is going through a catastrophic collapse with sea creatures dying in absolutely massive numbers. The cause of the problem is a mystery to scientists who claim that they can’t pinpoint how or why it’s happening. What’s worse, the collapse of sea life…


Antibiotics in Meat on the Rise Worldwide, Especially Bacon

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In the next 15 years, countries around the world will see a major increase in antibiotic use in livestock, a new study finds. “The invention of antibiotics was a major public health revolution of the 20th century,” said senior author Ramanan Laxminarayan, a senior research scholar at the Princeton Environmental Institute and director of the…


Cyclone Pam a category 6 cyclone?

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The monster Category 5 storm, which brought wind gusts of 270-300 km/h and devastated Vanuatu might prompt the creation of a new Cyclone Category 6. Atmospheric researchers tend to agree that tropical cyclones of unusual ferocity are coming this century, but the strange fact is that there is no consensus to date on the five-point…


Pineapple Enzyme More Effective than Chemotherapy Agent, Kills Cancer Without Killing You: Study

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Could an extract of pineapple fruit be both safer and more effective than a blockbuster chemotherapy agent? Every once in a while a study pops up on the National Library of Medicine’s bibliographic citation database known as MEDLINE that not only confirms the therapeutic relevance of natural substances in cancer treatment, but blows the conventional…


Grow Your Own Food: Sprouts

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Did you know that sprouts are enzyme-rich, high in amino acid (protein) content, bursting with minerals and trace minerals, and are packed with chlorophyll? According to Rawlicious, “sprouts are also healing and therapeutic, cleansing and alkalizing, and filled with antiaging antioxidants. Because they are so high in minerals and enzymes, they facilitate digestion, detoxification, and…


Do It Yourself: 8 Homemade Solar Food Dehydrators

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The importance of quality food in daily life cannot be ignored. If all you seek is taste, freshness and nutrition, then only a local farmer or your own garden can facilitate your needs. Not every fruit or vegetable that you like would be available around the year. So, how do you plan a healthy lifestyle…


40 Uses For Raw Honey That Will Blow Your Socks Off

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In our age of western medicine, society has turned away from the natural health remedies that were greatly used by our ancestors. We often rely more on the modern chemically produced pills than all natural traditional medicine. Honey is much sweeter than sugar and is far better for you. Honey is essentially a highly concentrated…


Using Coconut Oil for Natural Candida Treatment as Well as Alzheimer’s

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Did You Know…that an exciting new natural Candida treatment is also one of the best remedies for Alzheimer’s prevention? Caprylic acid (a medium-chain triglyceride) is an anti-fungal agent found naturally in coconuts. It’s also the active ingredient in a new medical food validated by scientific research as an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s. The medical food…


Anti Cancer herbs?

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Viktoria Semjonova is an expert for natural treatment. She shared her recipe for cleaning of the intestines. For this recipe you will need the following ingredients: A pound of carrots | a pound of beetroot | a handful of dried apricots | handful of raisins | a spoonful of honey. It would be ideal if…


Acid Oceans Blamed For Worst Mass Extinction

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An extinction event known as the ‘Great Dying’ wiped out most of the life on Earth 251 million years ago.It was a die-off of apocalyptic proportions – a period of around 60,000 years that saw the disappearance of 70% of the planet’s land species and more than 90% of all marine life.For years scientists believed…


This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Coconut Water

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Is coconut water as magical as everyone says it is? You have probably heard about coconut oil and the plenty of benefits it offers. Here you will learn about the greatest benefits of the coconut water consumption, of which you probably never heard. You probably never knew that the coconut water has a virtually compatible…


This Key Mineral Naturally Protects Against Mercury In Your Fish

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Do you enjoy eating fish, but worry about the mercury? Several research studies are showing that most seafood is high in selenium, and selenium purifies the body of mercury. This suggests that ocean fish can be eaten with confidence. Research published this month from the University of Hawaii Medical School went to the core of…


Volcanoes and climate: After Tambora

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Two hundred years ago the most powerful eruption in modern history made itself felt around the world. It could happen again at almost any time Apr 11th 2015 | From the print edition If aliens had been watching the Earth during 1815 the chances are they would not have noticed the cannon fire of Waterloo,…


Artificial Islands Appear On Reef In Disputed Sea

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(Image: Centre for Strategic and International Studies, via Digital Globe) New islands of white sand have appeared in the South China Sea. But while islands typically rise up because of volcanic activity, these pieces of land are being built up by Chinese dredgers dumping sand onto a coral reef. The work happens to be taking…


Seven Home Remedies for Gum Disease

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You’ve been there. You head to the dentist thinking you’ll have a clean bill of health and high praise for you oral hygiene, only to find out you have gum disease. But have no worry, treating gum disease isn’t especially difficult. In fact, there are numerous home remedies for gum disease you can utilize right…


GMO Lies: Study Shows How Pesticide Use Soars with More GMO Crops

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Remember those flagrant claims that Big Biotech made, that genetically modified foods were a big reason why the world was enjoying food with less pesticide residues? Well, it turns out, those promises were like all the other biotech claims – baseless. What has really happened is one class of harmful pesticides has simply been replaced…


17 Scientists Speak Out: Monsanto’s Roundup is Causing Cancer

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Are the full body protective suits not enough of a tip off that pesticides are toxic? If not, consider this: Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide – the most widely used and best-selling herbicide in the U.S. and one of the world’s most popular weed-killers – has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research…


Plastic to Oil Fantastic

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This video brief about the invention of a plastic-to-oil converting machine went viral and exceeded 3.7 million views on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-Lg_kvLaAM This is evidence that concern over “the plastic problem” is certainly not going away, despite encouraging bans on and decreases in the use of plastic shopping bags. Here on Our World, on the video’s…