Fish news, articles and information:
|6/6/2015 - Canadian government documents recently obtained as part of a lawsuit meant to block the production of genetically modified (GM) salmon show that, contrary to claims made by producer AquaBounty Technologies, the GM salmon actually grow more slowly and are more prone to disease than non-GM farmed salmon.
|5/15/2015 - In what might be a first, scientists have filmed a species of catfish climbing the nearly vertical walls of a cave far from the stream below, according to a paper published in the journal Subterranean Biology.
"As part of a mapping and preliminary flora and fauna inventory of hypogean life in caves,...|
|5/14/2015 - The first-ever documented case of a cancerous tumor found on a smallmouth bass in Pennsylvania has recently been confirmed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory at Michigan State University.
The discovery was made by an angler in November 2014 when he caught...|
|4/30/2015 - Two widespread industrial chemicals can cause infertility in fish down to at least the fourth generation: The plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and a key ingredient in human birth control pills, according to a study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and published in the...|
|4/29/2015 - The West Coast ecosystem is in a state of dire collapse. The Southern California sea lion population is dwindling to new lows as countless hungry and emaciated pups wash ashore. There's simply not enough food to go around for the mammals. Some believe the acidity of the waters is intensifying, not allowing...|
|4/27/2015 - According to many media reports, a recent study in JAMA Oncology found that omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatment.
"Cancer patients who eat herring and mackerel or take omega-3 supplements may end up resistant to chemotherapy, a study has warned," writes the Daily Mail.
|3/20/2015 - Mercury is an element (Hg on the periodic table) that is naturally found in our environment in the air, water, rocks and soil. Mercury can be found in several different forms: metallic mercury, inorganic mercury compounds, and organic mercury compounds.
Metallic mercury is also known as elemental...|
|12/16/2014 - Ten years ago this month, one of the worst natural disasters to ever affect humanity occurred in the Indian Ocean and involved a dozen nations. On December 26, 2004, the Indian Ocean Tsunami, also called the Boxing Day Tsunami, killed over 230,000 people and left millions of others homeless in 12 countries.
|12/12/2014 - Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins needed by our bodies to maintain optimum health. It facilitates calcium absorption in our stomachs, modulates cell growth, regulates our mood and much more. When we are deficient in vitamin D, we often begin to suffer from bone pain, muscle weakness, cardiovascular...|
|11/13/2014 - At the end of September, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a ban on commercial production of genetically modified (GM) salmon anywhere in the state, in a move hailed by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) as an important step in the right direction -- but one that leaves a dangerous loophole.
|10/1/2014 - Women who eat two or more servings of fish per week are significantly less likely to suffer from hearing loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on September 10.
"Although a decline in hearing...|
|9/10/2014 - Prolific use of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) ibuprofen is contaminating rivers and poisoning fish, according to a multi-center study published in the journal Environment International.
The study was led by a researcher from the University of York's Environment Department and involved...|
|8/18/2014 - A new analysis of fish living in the Delaware, Ohio and Susquehanna rivers of Pennsylvania has revealed a shocking truth about the chemicals being sprayed on our food and given to us as "medicine" (i.e. pharmaceutical drugs). According to a paper published in the journal Environmental Monitoring and...|
|8/15/2014 - Drugs. Guns. Human beings. And now -- fish bladder? That appears to be the new item being trafficked by Mexican crime cartels.
According to Fox News, Mexican drug cartels are becoming more deeply involved in the very lucrative, if slightly odd, business of trafficking the bladders of exotic fish...|
|8/8/2014 - The makings of a mass-level extinction event in the world's oceans appear disturbingly imminent, as marine species after marine species washes ashore on the Pacific West Coast. Ailing seals, dead fish, missing pelicans and much more are being reported in the media as scientists struggle to figure out...|
|7/29/2014 12:38:44 PM - Various types of marine life are vanishing off the West Coast, some of them in droves, including marine birds, sea lions, forage fish and sea stars. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been accused of failing to recognize a sharp decline in the number of forage fish, such...|
|7/25/2014 - Signs continue to emerge showing that the ocean waters are changing in pH, moving toward a more acidic state. As jellyfish populations explode in specific areas of the oceans, scientists warn of a new era of declining ocean health teaming with imbalances of ecology. In fact, marine biologists are beginning...|
|7/12/2014 - Pennsylvania officials are conducting extensive sampling of chemical contaminants throughout the state following the discovery of intersex fish in three of the state's major waterways.
According to reports, male fish carrying eggs have been discovered in the Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio River basins,...|
|7/7/2014 - President Obama's efforts to destroy American commerce by limiting U.S. companies' abilities to explore new sources of energy took another turn recently when the nation's chief executive used his phone and pen to put new vast areas of ocean off-limits.
The announcement was made in June by Secretary...|
|6/18/2014 - California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. Farmers all over California, of both meat and plants, are seeing crop failures in epic numbers. What if there was a method, a closed-water-cycle system that could change all of that?
There is... and its called aquaponics.
|6/15/2014 - The "fun in the sun" lifestyle that Southern California is known for apparently no longer applies to the region's seabirds, many of which are disappearing at an alarming rate. New reports indicate that the vast majority of California pelicans have simply stopped reproducing, with less than 1 percent...|
|6/12/2014 12:50:09 PM - Mercury is a naturally occurring element, but it is also a danger to human anatomy -- a neurotoxin to the brain. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, overexposure to mercury can spur irritability, social anxiety, shyness and even eating disorders like anorexia.
|6/12/2014 12:02:33 PM - Food activist Vani Hari of foodbabe.com recently petitioned the largest beer brewers in America, MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch, asking the companies to disclose their full list of ingredients - including controversial additives that are often kept off of labels.
"They tell you the basic ingredients,...|
|6/12/2014 - Millions upon millions of fish and sea creatures are dying around the world, but it's all very mysterious, as there does not appear to be much explanation for it, logical or otherwise.
When more than six tons of fish died recently in Marina del Ray, it made headlines all over the U.S., according...|
|6/11/2014 - Men are being enslaved and forced to work for no pay at all, and for years at a time, under threat of extreme harm in Asia as part of the global production of seafood for major U.S., British and other European retailers, according to a British newspaper.
Following a six-month investigation, The Guardian...|
|5/28/2014 - The commercialization of genetically modified (GM) salmon could push wild salmon species over the brink of extinction, warns marine ecologist Gerry Goeden in an article published on Independent Science News.
Goeden is a research fellow and advisor to the National University of Malaysia and marine...|
|5/20/2014 - Big business and politics often collude to achieve grand economic goals that "benefit the majority." People in positions of power are quick to believe that they know what's best for the collective. Lawmaking is easily persuaded by big money; both power players have an agenda and a ladder to climb. Corporations,...|
|4/15/2014 - The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which is currently handling cleanup efforts at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, is pushing the country's fisheries federation to allow more dumping of radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. GlobalPost reports that the electric utility...|
|3/24/2014 - There has been a great deal of interest in fish oils in the media in the past couple of decades. It is currently added to a smattering of foods that are available at the supermarket. In addition, fish oil supplements seem to be on every pharmacy shelf these days. There is good reason for this proliferation...|
|3/3/2014 - Mass-produced man-made chemicals that mimic estrogen should be a major concern for humanity, as they can go undetected in water and affect the reproduction and gender identity of various life forms. Lurking in the water, these chemicals can be taken in invisibly by all sorts of life and disrupt the...|
|2/21/2014 - Swimming majestically in the open seas, with eyes wide on both sides of its face, the bluefin tuna gazes into... a curtain of crude oil.
When the 2010 BP oil spill contaminated the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, beautiful wild fish like the bluefin tuna were forced to face new challenges for survival....|
|2/21/2014 - At the Oregon Hatchery Research Center, a team of scientists set out to learn how Chinook salmon migrate and how they return home from the vast depths of the ocean. It's fascinating how salmon navigate thousands of miles of open sea and ultimately return to their river of origin.
Magnetic field experiments...|
|2/15/2014 - North Carolina has beautiful countryside, with the Appalachian mountains rolling through its western lands. A nice sprawl of rivers work their way through the state. Near the northern border winds Dan River. Once a serene river to fish from and an excellent source of fresh water, it has now become clouded...|
|2/13/2014 - Researchers have known for quite some time that fish oil is highly beneficial to optimal human health. These benefits include better brain health, which is why so many manufacturers of infant milk substitutes rushed to add both DHA and omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids found in high quantities in fish,...|
|2/6/2014 - Springtime could bring rolling fields of fish-infused flaxseed to Great Britain this year if genetic manipulators are successful in convincing regulators to approve this latest genetically modified (GM) monstrosity. The Telegraph in the U.K. reports that GM flax could end up in outdoor soils in as little...|
|2/1/2014 - Omega-3 fatty acids may slow the brain shrinkage associated with aging and dementia, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of South Dakota in Sioux Falls and published in the journal Neurology.
The researchers found that people who consumed the most omega-3s had brains...|
|1/28/2014 - If there is one area that keeps bombarding humanity with new and interesting discoveries, then it is the field of human health. The latest news is the discovery that fish oil has the capacity to cure brain damage. This is based on the case of a teenager who was knocked out by a hit-and-run car. He went...|
|1/28/2014 - Scientists are warning about an alarming decline of marine life along the western coast of North America, with bizarre episodes of malnourished sea lions, starving brown pelicans, whales and dolphins migrating out of season - and a rapidly and drastically declining sardine population.
|1/27/2014 - When John Virgin and his son Bryce heard sirens just outside of their neighborhood in Palm Desert, California, they ventured out to see what was up.
Pulling up to the scene of the accident, John gestured for an emergency medical technician. Knowing that his older son Grant (16) had gone on a walk...|
|1/23/2014 - It has been almost three years, and Fukushima continues to endanger the biosphere. A study published in the October 2013 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity on the effects of the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in marine life confirms that radioactive cesium is continuing to be concentrated...|
|1/15/2014 - Japan used to account for 15 percent of global fish catches, but now, nearly three years after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami which struck Fukushima's Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in March 2011, sales are plummeting in Fukushima and the surrounding prefectures, as the world focuses intently on...|
|11/22/2013 - Many commercial fish farms are having an increasingly tough time keeping their fish healthy and alive, in large part due to the fact that their unnatural living conditions lead to a high prevalence of disease and death. But rather than change the ways in which they raise fish, many farms are instead...|
|8/21/2013 - Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have made a breakthrough discovery that could mean the end of liver disease in children with intestinal failure. Published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the findings from their new study reveal that intravenous injections...|
|7/25/2013 - In case you missed it, the mainstream media is currently engaged in a gratuitous misinformation orgy following the release of a new observational study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, which absurdly claims that omega-3 fatty acids, and fish oil in particular, are a cause of...|
|7/21/2013 - Women who consistently take fish oil supplements are significantly less likely to develop breast cancer than women who do not take fish oil, according to a 2010 study conducted by researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers...|
|7/12/2013 - Breast cancer is among the most common forms of the disease among women, accounting for 23 percent of total cancer cases and 14 percent of cancer deaths in the US. Many prior peer-reviewed research studies have shown that dietary and lifestyle interventions are most effective in preventing, and in some...|
|7/11/2013 - Quackity quack, the quacks are back, and this time they're targeting fish oil supplements, claiming that taking fish oils raises your risk of prostate cancer.
Hogwash. This is just another case of pure fearmongering quackery by the anti-vitamin crowd. Remember: All these people attacking vitamins...|
|7/5/2013 - More events of mass wild-life species deaths are occurring exponentially, usually without explanation. Often the immediate problem is recognized, but what caused the problem remains unknown.
The term "non-point pollution" pops up, indicating that the source of the problem comes from more than one...|
|6/16/2013 - How soon will the Franken-fish "escape" or be purposely (but secretly of course) released into the oceans of the world? How soon will this eel-like salmon, over-loaded with hormones and DNA from other fish, and an utter health disaster and world wide ocean "eco-disaster" become public knowledge and...|
|6/14/2013 - There may be a safe, reliable and natural way to treat moderate and severe cases of acne: Supplementation with omega-3-rich fish oil.
Acne occurs when a substance known as sebum builds up and combines with dead skin cells. This clogs the skin's pores, producing inflammation and infection, which we...|
|6/13/2013 - New and undiagnosed cases of diabetes continue to rise at epidemic rates, with as many as one in three men, women and children projected to be affected by the metabolic disorder by 2025. The high circulating blood sugar levels associated with diabetes significantly raise the risk of developing a host...|
|6/11/2013 - Remember all those industry claims that genetically-modified (GM) AquAdvantage salmon would not be harmful to the environment in any way, and would not breed with other fish because it is inherently sterile? These are both lies, according to a new study out of Canada, which found that "Frankensalmon"...|
|6/10/2013 - The incidence of diabetes in the United States has been rising for years, making it the seventh leading cause of death in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health, but promising new research indicates that fish oil can help prevent its occurrence.
The study, published recently...|
|6/5/2013 - Equally as menacing as the potential release of genetically-modified (GM) salmon into the wild, factory fish farms are a modern scourge responsible for killing off droves of native fish species all around the world. And unless immediate action is taken to address this problem - you can help by boycotting...|
|6/1/2013 - In yet another creative use of your tax dollars, the federal government, via the Department of the Interior, plans to spend nearly $500,000 to teach survival skills to fish - all the while looking down the nose of American "preppers" who are teaching themselves survival techniques in an unstable world.
|5/31/2013 - Medical nutrition scientists have written volumes that show how the nutrients from the foods we eat daily alter our genetic structure as well as the metabolism of every one of the trillions of cells in our body. Neurons in the brain are particularly susceptible to an accurately-delivered array of nutrients...|
|5/14/2013 - Including a backyard water garden in your yard surrounded with colorful heirloom flowers, vegetables and fruits can increase your property value and provide you with an oasis of tranquility. Although garden pond maintenance may be an unpleasant task, it's necessary for keeping your pond fountains and...|
|4/16/2013 - A new research conducted by the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has found that young adults consuming higher levels of mercury face a higher risk of type 2 diabetes by 65 percent later in life. Led by the university's epidemiologist Ka He, the study has identified the consumption...|
|4/13/2013 - Most people take a healthy immune response for granted, as it typically remains on guard detecting a host of known and as yet unidentified pathogens that may threaten our health. Bacteria and viruses that cause the common cold, flu, digestive distress and a variety of potentially fatal illnesses are...|
|4/6/2013 - Health researchers have known for some time that eating fish regularly provides health benefits to help protect against cardiovascular disease, stroke and overall mortality. The primary long-chain fats, DHA and EPA have been shown to improve innate immune response by stimulating the effectiveness of...|
|3/29/2013 - University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists have identified a peptide, or protein, derived from Pacific cod which appears to inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreading -- a process known as metastasis. This is extremely important because people who die from cancer usually...|
|3/28/2013 - Antioxidants may be effective in relieving the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), research has found.
RA is an autoimmune disease, meaning that for unknown reasons the body's immune system begins to attack and destroy its own tissues. In RA, the most damage occurs to the cartilage in the joints,...|
|3/21/2013 - What's going on in the Northland waters near Minnesota? Well, scientists and other experts aren't quite sure - yet.
Not just one type but almost all kinds of fish, to include some of the most popular gaming fish like bass and walley, are changing.
What - wait. Changing? Yes, and at least one local...|
|3/7/2013 - If you frequent sushi bars every now and again or purchase seafood from the grocery store, chances are you have been a victim of seafood labeling fraud at least once without even knowing it. A new study released by the environmental advocacy and research group Oceana reveals that more than 30 percent...|
|2/27/2013 - Just when you thought eating fish was iffy enough due to Fukushima radiation, the gulf oil spill, mercury and other toxins found in fish, one of the largest seafood fraud investigations in the world to date has found that 59 percent of the tuna Americans consume is not really tuna. Worse still, most...|
|2/13/2013 - Most imported seafood, including shrimp, is from large fish farms in Asia, including China, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. There are also seafood or fish farms in Canada, Mexico, and South America that export to the U.S. and others countries.
Fish farming is just that. Breeding, cultivating, and...|
|1/30/2013 - The two-year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is rapidly approaching, and the waters around the crippled plant are still highly contaminated with radiation, according to new reports. A fish caught as part of an ongoing Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) seafood monitoring program...|
|1/22/2013 - New evidence suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, probiotics and fish oil may relieve asthma in children, according to a recent study.
"A school-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial involving 192 asthmatic children aged 10-12 found that a supplement combining fruits,...|
|12/29/2012 - Once the bastion of purity, seafood has now entered the realm of "manufactured" sustenance, thanks to a couple of U.S. government bureaucracies.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted permission to a firm that will allow it to produce GM salmon, a decision that has been called a genetically...|
|12/26/2012 - After a few brief tests, GE salmon, meant to grow twice as fast as regular Atlantic salmon, was deemed safe both for the environment and for human consumption. The FDA added that it would take public comments for 60 days before finally deciding on whether or not to approve the salmon.
|12/17/2012 - According to a new study carried out by the ocean conservation group Oceana, nearly 40 percent of the seafood sold in New York's restaurants and grocery stores is mislabeled, with cheap fish being often substituted for more expensive varieties. What's worse is that some of the substitutes are downright...|
|12/6/2012 - There are a number of scientifically-proven reasons why supplementing with high-quality fish oil is an important part of a healthy diet. Your brain, joints, muscles, heart, and skin all rely on the omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients in fish oil to function as they should -- without these nutrients,...|
|11/15/2012 - A University of Pittsburgh research team recently published results in the journal PLOSOne regarding omega-3's ability to improve memory.
A major difference from other memory studies was their subjects were young, 18 to 25, non-smoking men and women from all walks of life with no evidence or background...|
|11/13/2012 - Scientists were shocked to learn recently that levels of ionizing radiation in sea life living off the eastern coast of Japan are still exceptionally high following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the region back in March 2011. And according to a new paper published in the journal...|
|11/6/2012 - Eating plenty of oily fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other life-giving nutrients, several times a week can significantly reduce people's risk of having a stroke or developing other cerebrovascular diseases. These are the findings of a new study out of England, which reinforces the plethora...|
|10/25/2012 - In March 2010, high school student Bobby Ghassemi was taken out of his crashed vehicle and airlifted to a nearby Virginia hospital more dead than alive with severe brain trauma.
He was so much more dead than alive that the physician who eventually advised the Ghassemi family on using fish oil, Dr....|
|10/24/2012 - It is a conundrum for many pregnant women to choose between forgoing fish in order to protect their unborn children from potential mercury exposure, and eating fish for the sake of consuming omega-3 fatty acids and other beneficial nutrients that promote proper fetal development. But a new study recently...|
|10/6/2012 - It is well known that omega-3 and 6 fatty acids are essential for human health. The common advice is to get a good supply in your diet, you need to eat oily fish or take fish oil supplements on a regular basis. Unfortunately, the majority of fish oil supplements are slowly killing our society and our...|
|10/3/2012 - Despite downright silly and inaccurate headlines just a few weeks ago proclaiming that fish oil supplements rich in omega-3 fatty acids are a waste of money, now comes research that reveals the opposite. Taking enough of these supplements appears to have enormous health benefits -- including dramatic...|
|9/25/2012 - According to U.S. News & World Report, there will be as many as 30,000 drones patrolling American skies in a few years. The Feds claim these unmanned planes will perform border security, disaster relief and, of course, search for supposed terrorists. But they will also be looking down on people and...|
|9/13/2012 - Fish-oil supplements high in omega-3 fatty acids may improve the body's ability to build muscle and help stave off age-related immobility, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, U.K., and presented at the British Science Festival in the same city.
|7/11/2012 - It is well known that many people are sensitive to electromagnetic pollution. Wi-fi gives them headaches. Being near high-voltage power lines can bring on migraines. Using a cell phone unleashes similar symptoms. Until recently, there was no medically-understood mechanism by which electromagnetic waves...|
|5/27/2012 - Over the past several years, astaxanthin has earned a reputation as one of the most potent and powerful nutritional supplements ever made. I first began spreading the word about astaxanthin in 2004 when I toured the BioAstin production farm in Hawaii and published a series of articles and interviews...|
|5/25/2012 - New research suggests that eating fish may have yet another huge health benefit to add to its repertoire - the prevention of colorectal cancers. A study centered around fish consumption and rectal and colon cancers found that participants who ate fish three or more times per week had a reduced chance...|
|4/15/2012 - New archaeological findings show that human beings were already deep-sea fishing at least 42,000 years ago, which is 30,000 years earlier than previously believed.
"All the bones we got inside were just the result of human meals, 40,000 years ago," said researcher Sue O'Connor of the Australian National...|
|2/8/2012 - By 2012, most people understand the importance of including omega-3 fatty acids to their diets. Commonly found in fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids have countless benefits to a person's health and complexion. From teens to the elderly, everyone can benefit from the wonders of omega-3 fatty acids, but what...|
|1/23/2012 - Over the past several years, astaxanthin has earned a reputation as one of the most potent and powerful nutritional supplements ever made. I first began spreading the word about astaxanthin in 2004 when I toured the BioAstin production farm in Hawaii and published a series of articles and interviews...|
|1/17/2012 - Scientists from the medical sciences division at Penn State University have discovered that a compound in fish oil appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease. The compound is a natural extract from EPA, the Omega-3 fat component found most commonly in fish and fish...|
|12/26/2011 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and lowering their risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease. The results, released at the annual meeting of the Radiological...|
|12/20/2011 2:55:12 PM - According to a study published in Acta Paediatrica, feeding fish to infants under the age of nine months lowers their chances of developing preschool wheeze and asthma. At the same time, treatments based on broad spectrum antibiotics increase the risk of wheezing, asthma and allergic reactions. The...|
|12/19/2011 - The extra money you pay for seafood carrying an eco-label may not support better environmental fish farming. That's the conclusion of a study released December 7, 2011 by the University of Victoria's Seafood Ecology Research Group(SERG).
Fishy Eco Standards
"How Green is your Eco-Label" evaluates...|
|11/30/2011 - According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may already have the progressive brain disease known as Alzheimer's, and those numbers are expected to increase as the population ages. What's more, countless people also suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Although...|
|11/29/2011 - A study on the dietary habits of the Spanish population was recently completed. It focused mainly on the increased risk of cardiovascular dysfunctions associated with red meat consumption and pointed to a link between fish meat intake and an important decrease in the risks of diabetes development.
|11/12/2011 - A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the European Union (EU) is actively subsidizing fishing operations in Spain and other places that are massively overfishing, and that have a history of bypassing regulatory protocols designed to protect fish stocks -- and the European authority is subsidizing...|
|11/3/2011 - Humans have been consuming omega-3 fats from natural fish, nut and seed sources for countless generations. Our core genetic structure depends on a regular supply of the long chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA to form cell wall structures and perform millions of metabolic functions that we normally associate...|
|9/17/2011 - Two days before the massive 9.0+ magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, millions of dead fish were found mysteriously blanketing waters at King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach, Calif. (http://www.naturalnews.com/031645_dead_fish_Redondo_Beach.html).
And in a similar turn of events, millions...|
|8/12/2011 - Leave it to Monsanto to take a good thing and corrupt it for financial gain. According to a recent report in Forbes, the multinational biotechnology-slash-agriculture-manipulating monolith has developed a new genetically-modified (GM) soybean that artificially produces stearidonic acid, a type of omega-3...|
|7/20/2011 - Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are the only essential fats that humans need from dietary sources. Although studies are inconsistent, some evidence indicates that consuming more omega-3s relative to omega-6s could be beneficial to the cardiovascular system and possibly have other health benefits as...|
|6/23/2011 - "My veterinarian made me do it! I love my veterinarian so much, that I do exactly what he/she tells me to do. I hear all the alternative practitioners warning about the potential side effects and how vaccination is not a simple thing but is a true medical procedure with risks and benefits just like...|
|6/17/2011 - Does the fish on your plate need a drug test? According to an April 14, 2011 report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, The Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to ensure that the fish available to American consumers is uncontaminated by antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals....|
|6/4/2011 - More mysterious animal deaths have surfaced, this time in a volcanic lake in the Philippines. Reports say that 800 tons, or 1.6 million pounds, of fish have turned up dead in a lake near the Taal volcano, which is located south of the capital city of Manila. Oficials say the deaths may have been a result...|
|5/18/2011 - Experts are trying to figure out why thousands of dead walleye fish have been washing up on a roughly 25-mile stretch of Lake Erie between the northern Ohio cities of Toledo and Port Clinton over the past few weeks. The mysterious deaths add to the millions of others that have occurred since the beginning...|
|5/14/2011 - Federal caps that limit the volume and frequency of fish catches are quickly bankrupting and destroying the fishing industry throughout New England, according to recent reports. Catch shares, which have allegedly been designed to stop overfishing and the many problems caused by overfishing, have inadvertently...|
|5/12/2011 - Fish with strange skin lesions, abnormal fins, discolorations, liver blood clots, and other mysterious health issues are turning up in the inland and coastal waterways of the Gulf of Mexico, according to new reports. Unable to explain the phenomenon, many scientists suspect that the BP Deepwater Horizon...|
|5/2/2011 - A new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology seems to confirm the notion that fish-based omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in proper fetal development. Dr. Mark A. Klebanoff from the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and his team found that pregnant women who eat...|
|4/29/2011 - People are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of fish, and in particular, the need for long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. On the other hand, conscientious consumers are reckoning with serious contamination in these otherwise healthy foods. All fish, and especially large predators,...|
|4/20/2011 - The current mania over putting anti-bacterial chemicals in everything from cleaning wipes and hand soap to detergent and toothpaste has resulted in the widespread contamination of the environment with two related toxins often found in these products -- triclocarban (TCC) and triclosan.
|4/11/2011 - Not content with the official government story that the unfolding Fukushima Daiichi nuclear fallout is of no concern to Americans, some New York City restaurant owners are voluntarily having their fish stocks tested for certain radioactive isotopes. Though recent reports claim that none of the fish...|
|4/7/2011 - Virtually all the numbers you're seeing about the radioactivity coming out of Fukushima are based on iodine-131 which only has a half-life of 8 days, not the far more dangerous cesium-137 which has a half-life of 30 years. So while the mainstream media reports that "radiation levels are falling rapidly"...|
|1/18/2011 - Here's an updated timeline of the mysterious animal deaths now happening around the world. Conventional explanations for these deaths now border on the outlandish: A bird die-off event in Romania is now being blamed on "drunkenness," for example.
Here's the updated list through January 14, 2011,...|
|1/12/2011 - The recent mysterious deaths of birds and fish are causing alarm among naturalists around the world. Birds are literally falling dead out of the sky, and fish are washing up dead on shores and rivers across North America and around the world. The reaction from the mainstream media seems strangely subdued,...|
|1/4/2011 - In the last week, nearly 100,000 fish washed up on the shores of the Arkansas River, dead. Also in Arkansas, thousands of red-winged blackbirds fell from the sky and plummeted to the ground where they were also found dead. The scene repeated itself in Southern Louisiana where 500 red-winged blackbirds...|
|11/28/2010 - State wildlife officials are investigating a large fish kill at the mouth of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
"By our estimates there were thousands, and I'm talking about 5,000 to 15,000 dead fish. Different species were found dead including crabs, sting rays,...|
|11/9/2010 - A new study published in the journal Translational Stroke Research has determined that potent, anti-inflammatory compounds in fish oil and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke. The Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) present in fish oil provides protection...|
|11/3/2010 - Regularly taking a fish oil supplement may lower the risk of breast cancer by 32 percent, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle have found.
"This study is one of the largest studies that have come out showing that there may be a role for fish oil in the prevention of cancer,...|
|10/27/2010 - Much like land animals, fish also use sounds to communicate with each other and even with predators, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and presented at a conference of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society.
Shahriman Ghazali and colleagues...|
|10/13/2010 - At the recent hearings on the GMO salmon many are referring to as "Frankenfish", the FDA noted evidence of abnormalities that had been detected in the fish, including "increased frequency of skeletal malformations, increased prevalence of jaw erosions and multi-systemic inflammation". While such findings...|
|10/7/2010 - The best way to fight breast cancer is to prevent it from ever occurring in the first place, and you can help do that by supplementing with a high quality fish oil, suggests a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. According to researchers from the Fred Hutchison...|
|10/3/2010 - Has the FDA gone completely mad? Why are they trying to open the flood gates to genetically engineered (GE) salmon -- a move that will go down in history as one of the most asinine and dangerous ever made by our government? What’s it going to take for them to actually start protecting public health?...|
|9/22/2010 - Following a review from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel this past weekend, AquaBounty Technologies, a Mass.-based biotechnology company, has been denied approval for its genetically modified (GM) salmon "AquAdvantage" that grows twice as fast as natural salmon. The FDA panel said the...|
|9/16/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared a genetically modified salmon fit for human consumption, and may soon approve it as a food product. In a September 3, 2010 briefing, the FDA announced their analysis that the GM salmon are "as safe to eat as food from other Atlantic salmon." The...|
|9/15/2010 - The FDA is set to rule on whether a genetically modified salmon is safe for human consumption. It is a decision that may soon serve up the first genetically engineered animal food product to consumers' plates. The fish under consideration is the AquAdvantage salmon, a bioengineered Atlantic salmon developed...|
|9/12/2010 - More than 80 percent of male bass in the Potomac River on the U.S. Atlantic coast are producing eggs or showing other female traits, the nonprofit Potomac Conservancy has warned, in a call for more research into the causes of intersex fish.
In a recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report, intersex...|
|9/10/2010 - Consumers may soon have a new "Frankenfood" to contend with as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon decide whether or not to approve genetically-modified (GM) salmon as food. If approved, the GM salmon -- known as AquAdvantage -- will be the first GM animal officially authorized for...|
|9/8/2010 - Eager to thrust untested genetically-modified (GM) salmon on the public, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a preliminary announcement that Aqua Bounty's "AquAdvantage" salmon is safe to eat, despite a total lack of evidence proving this to be true. The FDA is set to discuss the...|
|8/25/2010 - Japanese researchers have discovered yet another benefit to fish oil -- treatment for depression. According to a study out of the University of Tokyo, teenage boys who eat a lot of oily fish have a 27 percent reduced risk of depression compared to those who eat little oily fish.
Fish rich in omega-3...|
|8/6/2010 - BlueFin Tuna is now on the endangered species list. Unhampered by threat of extinction, possible poisoning by toxins and metals, or even anti-poaching volunteers and laws, poachers and consumers continue to hunt and serve up the expensive delicacy. Each catch may be the last BlueFin on earth or may...|
|7/23/2010 - A new parody puppet video from NaturalNews.TV shows British Petroleum pitching a new fish oil product with the added benefit of "12,000 percent more crude oil!"
The video is available on the new video sharing website NaturalNews.TV at the following URL: http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=AFCAF1A67B40EA3EDC5B62CDB59D3B19
|7/21/2010 - A study that recently appeared in the journal Ophthalmology has found that people who eat fatty fish at least once a week are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that gradually causes vision impairment and blindness in senior adults. The study findings add to...|
|7/20/2010 - When you look at statistics about breast cancer, it's no wonder that the very mention of the disease causes dread in many women. After all, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) says about 210,000 Americans, almost all females, will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and about 40,000 will die...|
|7/14/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration appears to be close to approving the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption: salmon with cross species genes and an "always on" hormone switch that enable them to grow twice as fast. A large number of critics voiced concerns about the safety of bio-engineered...|
|6/22/2010 - A California lawsuit is accusing several fish oil supplement manufacturers of selling fish oils that contain unsafe levels of polychlorinated biphenyl compounds, also known as PCBs. The state's Proposition 65 requires products that may contain toxic ingredients above safe levels to have warning labels...|
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|3/14/2010 - A group of three plaintiffs very recently filed a suit against eight supplement companies for violating California Proposition 65, which mandates that consumers must be warned on product labels of dangerous toxins beyond established "safe harbor" limits. The plaintiffs intend to prove that the eight...|
|3/3/2010 - In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish tested from 291 freshwater streams across the United States was found to be contaminated with mercury.
"This study shows just how widespread mercury pollution has become in our air, watersheds and many of our fish in...|
|2/18/2010 - NaturalNews has already reported on the amazing array of health advantages linked to a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a "healthy" fat found in certain foods such as salmon and walnuts. For example, researchers have documented that omega-3s can help prevent heart arrhythmias and treat depression (http://www.naturalnews.com/027285_omega-3_depression_fatty_acids.html)....|
|2/15/2010 - Great Lakes boat captains who eat more fish have higher levels of the DDT byproduct DDE in their blood and a significantly higher risk of diabetes than other captains, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency...|
|2/2/2010 - An important new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reveals that fish oil supplements beat mental illness. The study involved 81 people deemed to be at high risk for psychosis. The randomized, placebo-controlled study provided fish oil supplements to half the study subjects for just...|
|1/30/2010 - Rather than relieving pressure on wild fish stocks, the explosive growth of aquaculture has actually exacerbated this pressure, according to an international study led by Rosamond L. Naylor of Stanford University and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
|1/9/2010 - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently reported the results of a study conducted on cooked fish and how various cooking methods affect omega-3 fatty acid content. The study team found that baked or boiled fish is far healthier than fried, salted or dried fish.
The study consisted of nearly...|
|12/26/2009 - A 23-year Finnish study has concluded that decades of fish farming have led to the prevalence of increasingly lethal strains of disease that thrive in an enclosed environment. Dr. Katja Pulkkinen from the University of Jyvaskyla stressed in his report that high density conditions where fish are under...|
|11/10/2009 - Eating two servings of oily fish per week may halt the progression of a major cause of blindness in the elderly, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tufts University and published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
Previous research has suggested that a diet high in the essential...|
|10/23/2009 - Overfishing of smaller fish species is leading to widespread famine and even starvation among the ocean's larger predators, according to reports issued by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the ocean conservation group Oceana.
"Scrawny predators -- dolphins, sea bass...|
|10/20/2009 - You're probably already aware of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular health, but did you know that omega-3s are also extremely beneficial for moods and cognitive function? In fact, there's a tremendous amount of good evidence demonstrating that omega-3 fatty acids can help enhance...|
|9/25/2009 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has blasted the FDA's analysis of the benefits and risks of fish consumption.
The analysis is "not a product [we] should endorse," the EPA concluded, "as it does not reach the level of scientific rigor."
In the last days of the Bush administration, the...|
|9/16/2009 - Study after study over the past decade has come up with the same conclusion: omega-3 fatty acids from fish or fish oil supplements decrease the risk of atherosclerosis, potentially deadly arrhythmias, heart attacks and sudden cardiac death. Omega-3 fats have also been found to reduce heart failure death...|
|8/20/2009 - There is probably no illness that has more terrifying symptoms, or a more ghastly outcome, than variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) -- best known as mad cow disease. Abnormal proteins called prions found in brain tissue of cows suffering from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) can cause vCJD...|
|8/10/2009 - Fish oil contains two naturally occurring fatty acids, EPA and DHA. These fatty acids stimulate the body's anti-inflammatory processes and help relieve joint pain, much the same as NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors, but without the side effects. An excess of proinflammatory messenger molecules causes joint...|
|8/2/2009 - A higher dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids may protect men from prostate cancer even if they have a genetic predisposition to the disease, researchers have found.
"We detected strong protective associations between increasing intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and more advanced...|
|7/27/2009 - Adding fish oil to the diets of cows and other ruminants may significantly reduce the amount of methane that the animals emit via belching or flatulence, according to a study conducted by researchers from University College Dublin and presented at a meeting of the Society for General Microbiology.
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|7/21/2009 - There is probably no illness that has more terrifying symptoms, or a more ghastly outcome, than variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) -- best known as mad cow disease. Abnormal proteins called prions found in brain tissue of cows suffering from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) can cause vCJD...|
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