Current Health News

May 24, 2016 - Issue 3566


How Fish Farms Destroy the Ecosystem and Threaten Your Health

How Fish Farms Destroy the Ecosystem and Threaten Your Health

May 24, 2016

And research reveals the most significant source of toxic exposure is not actually the pesticides or antibiotics - it's what they're being fed. For instance, 96 percent of this type of fish is now contaminated with dioxins.

The Urgent Need to Compost

Applying Compost

May 24, 2016

In certain U.S. communities, food scraps, yard waste and other "green waste" is picked up for collection each week - just like trash. But instead of getting sent to landfills, this valuable waste gets turned into organic compost used to improve the health of area soil, and sequester carbon, naturally.

Nearly 30 Percent of U.S. Bees Wiped Out This Winter

Bee Death

May 24, 2016

A majority of beekeepers reported "unsustainable" bee losses last winter. Worse still, such losses are occurring year-round, and the highest annual bee loss on record took place from April 2015 to March 2016. What's causing these massive bee losses?