Water news, articles and information:
|7/18/2015 - As if California doesn't have enough problems, ranging from its severe drought to the ongoing threat of forest fires, it's now experiencing the possibility that human sewage may soon be strewn about its streets. The problem is facing San Francisco in particular; there, pipes are about 150 years old...|
|7/17/2015 - Water fluoridation is a hot topic these days as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently lowered their recommendation for fluoride in public water supplies, inducing a change in policy across the nation as communities scramble to update their fluoride-dispersing equipment.
|7/17/2015 - In Detroit, the city is cutting off water to residents who are months delinquent on paying their bills. In California, water is being cut off by various levels of government because there is less and less of it to go around.
As reported by CBS Sacramento, some communities like the city of Mountain...|
|7/16/2015 - New data gathered by NASA satellites indicate that most of the world's largest underground aquifers, sources of water for hundreds of millions of people, are being depleted at speedy rates.
The data, according to The Washington Post, provide the most compelling and detailed picture yet of the status...|
|7/15/2015 - Their stated purpose, besides hydro-energy production, is to provide fresh water for cities and recreational spaces for people. However, man-made dams are inadvertently mucking up natural ecosystems throughout the U.S., including along the Klamath River in northern California and southern Oregon, where...|
|7/13/2015 - If you and your family still drink water right out of the tap, you might want to reconsider in light of a new study released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). For the past several years, we've been warning our readers that pharmaceutical drug residues persist in unfiltered tap water, and the USGS...|
|7/12/2015 - A newly discovered bacteria that breathes uranium as well as oxygen could be used to remove uranium contamination from water supplies, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and published in PLOS ONE on April 13.
"After the newly discovered bacteria interact with uranium...|
|7/9/2015 - As California's record-breaking drought continues to worsen, officials have introduced tough new restrictions that went into effect on June 15, 2015. The city's one million residents face fines of up to $500 per day if they are found not to be in compliance with the strict new rules.
The region is...|
|7/6/2015 - As the drought in California continues to worsen, so, too, do residents' attitudes toward one another. Already there have been thefts of water, but it hasn't stopped there: The drought has created a caste system of sorts, with well-to-do residents reserving the right to use their wealth as a means of...|
|6/29/2015 - As scientists struggle to explain why thyroid cancer rates have more than tripled in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, nobody's addressing the elephant in the room that is artificial water fluoridation and the confirmed toxicity of fluoride chemicals when they enter the thyroid gland.
A study published...|
|6/28/2015 - There is simply no commodity on the planet more precious than water. Without it, life as we know it cannot exist. The human body can go without water for only three days at the most before death occurs.
Aside from the essential survival aspects, we also depend on water for many other things, such...|
|6/27/2015 - California remains in the grip of a record-breaking, four-year drought, and Governor Jerry Brown has called for a 25 percent reduction of water usage statewide. Cities and communities throughout the state have responded by instituting their own water usage restrictions, and Hollywood is no exception.
|6/27/2015 - The most precious resource on the planet is dissipating from the Southwestern United States. The two largest water reservoirs in the country are below 45 percent their normal capacity. Lake Mead, which supplies water to seven of every ten people living in Nevada, is drying up at an unprecedented pace,...|
|6/24/2015 - It's a prolific disease that's ravaging some areas of Africa and causing permanent health damage among residents. No, we're not talking about malaria or AIDS -- fluorosis, a health condition triggered by exposure to fluoride, is damaging people's teeth and skeletal structures throughout Ethiopia, so...|
|6/23/2015 - Lemons have always been cherished for their significant medicinal qualities. The ancient people of India, China and Mesopotamia regularly used lemons to treat a wide variety of medical conditions, while the ancient Egyptians took advantage of the fruit's antiseptic qualities and embalmed their mummies...|
|6/22/2015 - Californians might want to pay a bit more attention to the governor of their state, as he is openly musing about a draconian idea to deal with the ongoing drought: depopulation.
As reported by The Daily Caller, Brown recently stated before the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board...|
|6/17/2015 - Water shut-offs have now begun in California, where government-ordered restrictions are starting to leave large communities high and dry. As CBS News is now reporting, the Mountain House community of 15,000 residents will run out of water in just a matter of days.
"The community's sole source of...|
|6/17/2015 - By 2016, nearly as much radiation from the Fukushima disaster will have reached the North American West Coast as was initially scattered over Japan during the nuclear explosions, according to professor Michio Aoyama of Japan's Fukushima University Institute of Environmental Radioactivity.
|6/15/2015 11:14:11 AM - As with many cities, water fluoridation has become an emotionally charged topic in Austin, Texas, as doctors, scientists, activists and members of the community continue to push back against the city's long-time practice of medicating the public against their will.
Hydrofluorosilicic acid, industrial...|
|6/15/2015 11:13:56 AM - The presentation of more than 50 pages worth of scientific reviews and studies detailing the adverse health impacts of water fluoridation wasn't enough to persuade the Public Utilities Commission to urge Austin City Council to stop the controversial practice.
On Wednesday June 17, a quorum of the...|
|6/14/2015 - Special law enforcement task forces, believe it or not, are reportedly being deployed throughout California to deal with a new crime wave blossoming in what 10 years ago would have been a rather unlikely economic sector: water.
The water wars have apparently already begun, as police battle a growing...|
|6/10/2015 - If every person currently living in California took a five-minute shower as opposed to the average 11-minute shower, the drought-stricken Golden State would save over 200 billion gallons of water annually. And a new device by inventor Ken Wright known as iMShowerSmart makes it easier than ever for people...|
|6/9/2015 - It is spring now, the perfect time to plant those crops, for homegrown, organic, non GMO and pesticide-free food. Gardening can be done anywhere, even sprouts on the kitchen counter. Growing your own food does not have to be expensive. In fact, you can re-grow plants from scraps of fruits and veggies...|
|6/8/2015 - Whether or not you believe in man-made climate change, one thing is indisputable: that the Southwestern United States are experiencing a record-breaking drought that has lasted for around 14 years. This particular drought has the potential of becoming what is termed a "megadrought" -- one which lasts...|
|6/2/2015 - The "little people" have had enough in Detroit, and they're not taking it anymore.
Scores of residents behind on their bills have had their water shut off by city water department officials, even as corporate slackers continue to have service despite being behind on their water bills, too.
|6/2/2015 - A wealth of scientific evidence plus no shortage of real-life observation make it difficult to dispute the critical role that nutrition plays in overall health, and more specifically, the human body's ability to ward off cancer. In fact, it's estimated that 30 to 40 percent of all cancers are directly...|
|6/2/2015 - I want to point out something important about the extreme double standard at Michigan State University, which recently received a $600,000 grant to study what it calls "violent right-wing extremism" on social media.
See the DOJ grant award at this link, which claims the study will be conducted on...|
|5/30/2015 - With California lawns drying up and turning brown due to government-sanctioned water restrictions, a new company has found a way to keep your curb appeal that makes a little "green" for both parties involved.
LawnLift, a lawn painting company that spruces up the look of your grass by giving it an...|
|5/29/2015 - As the drought in California -- home to much of the nation's food production -- worsens, desperation is rampant as politicians, policymakers and others scramble for ways to mitigate the worsening crisis.
One of the most recent ideas is also one of the most foolish because it is based on a series...|
|5/26/2015 2:08:47 PM - Detoxification is an absolute necessity in today's polluted world, but which methods are the safest and most effective? If you can get over the "gross" factor, coffee enemas offer a holistic approach to detoxification and whole-body healing that has stood the test of time. Whether you suffer from a...|
|5/26/2015 - For many of us, spring means giving the whole house a good scrub. These days' supermarkets are providing a wide range of cleaning products which all promise to make life easier and tackle dirt in a matter of seconds.
While these options may seem convenient and effective, most people don't realize...|
|5/25/2015 - At the risk of committing a horrible "truth crime" by writing words that ring true, I've penned this Preparedness Pop Quiz to help people figure out whether they have a shot at surviving what's coming.
This is not presented with any sliver of an attempt at being polite about it. Anyone more concerned...|
|5/24/2015 - Guess what? The nice folks charged with taking care of everyone have finally decided we were getting too much fluoride. The U.S. Public Health Service changed our drinking water standards for the first time since 1962.
The previously agreed upon level of fluoride was 0.7 to 1.2 milligrams of fluoride...|
|5/24/2015 - In yet another example of blatant disregard for our environment and its inhabitants, Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the U.S., has been ordered to pay a $102-million penalty after it was found guilty of polluting North Carolina's rivers.
As a result, more than 120 North...|
|5/23/2015 - To many residents of Los Angeles, the images were surreal: city streets flooded with a couple of feet of water even as California bakes in a historic drought.
To other observers, however, the image was one of the failure of Big Government. The cause of the "colossal" flood was a ruptured water main,...|
|5/22/2015 - A new piece of legislation signed into law in March in the remote state of Wyoming essentially criminalizes the act of taking scenic photographs if authorities believe you are trespassing. Some critics of the law say it is really intended to stop people from collecting visual evidence of large polluters...|
|5/21/2015 - The U.S. government is becoming less transparent than it has been at any time in our history, as evidenced by pending water legislation in the nation's capital that voters, via their elected representatives, are not permitted to see.
As reported by McClatchy Papers, five months into a new Congress...|
|5/19/2015 - When preparing for an emergency, having a supply of safe drinking water is a primary concern. Clean water is essential for survival. Most people will die within three days without water. Anyone who takes prepping seriously already knows this, but there is a surprising amount of conflicting, confusing...|
|5/19/2015 - At a time when California is experiencing severe droughts, it would appear that its residents, businesses and government isn't practicing water conservation efforts as diligently as they could be; data show that water use among Californians fell less than 4 percent in March compared with the same month...|
|5/17/2015 - Increasing one's self-sufficiency offers a range of benefits beyond simply being ready for a SHTF situation. Many of the steps you can take towards being prepared for a disaster scenario are also helpful in terms of saving money now and reducing dependency on external sources of power.
|5/17/2015 - On a recent episode of Food Unwrapped on Channel 4, a TV presenter named Jimmy Doherty claimed that tap water is healthier than purified water. Claims like this are keeping people misinformed about the plethora of toxic elements that are coming from the tap, blocking nutrient absorption and poisoning...|
|5/14/2015 - On May 1, a worker at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant discovered a storage tank leaking radioactive water, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced the following day.
In March 2011, a major earthquake and tsunami triggered three separate meltdowns at the...|
|5/13/2015 - The days of abundant water are a distant memory for farmers in California. For the Central Valley, the wells are about to run dry.
California's Central Valley is now reportedly sinking at a rate never seen during the state's historic drought, and farmers are shouldering part of the blame as they...|
|5/12/2015 - You might be aware that it is illegal to collect rainwater on your own property in some states, but did you know that doing so could actually land you in jail? That is exactly what is happening to Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Oregon. He is now facing a 30-day jail sentence and fines of more than...|
|5/9/2015 - William Shatner, the actor who played Captain Kirk on the once popular show Star Trek, has proposed a $30 billion dollar plan that he says will save California from the problems the state has incurred as a result of the severe droughts. His big idea? Construct a water pipeline stretching form Seattle...|
|5/7/2015 - The only proof you need that many Californians are still living in a water fairy tale is the fact that California real estate prices haven't yet collapsed. Even as the California Governor has declared a state of emergency -- and emergency water rationing is under way -- there are still people purchasing...|
|5/7/2015 - Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) issued an Executive Order on April 1 mandating a 25 percent reduction in urban water use across California. The announcement follows the release of recent data showing that Californians reduced their water consumption by a mere 2.8 percent in February, the lowest reduction in...|
|5/5/2015 - There are more than six million instances per year of people being exposed to antibiotic-resistant E. coli while swimming or engaging in other water-based recreation off the British coast, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and published in the...|
|5/4/2015 - As California's climate fades to desert, rats are coming out of their hiding places in search of water. They are coming out to parks to steal water from dog bowls and attacking horse troughs in desperate need of something to drink. They are finding new ways into homes and becoming a menace like never...|
|5/2/2015 - Leading by example is something governments fail to do on a regular basis. Government bureaucracies might try to legislate morality, but they are ultimately the ones who engage in immoral conduct. Take the example of the DEA. The Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General recently released...|
|5/2/2015 - "Water, water everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink." This famous quote from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner speaks of the plenitude of ocean water. It makes up more than 70 percent of the earth's surface, but it is completely undrinkable due to its...|
|5/1/2015 - There is an old saying, "as goes California, so goes the Nation," If that is true, I would say that the Nation had best strap on its seat belt for some hard times ahead.
California is currently four years into the worst drought in recorded history. While the word drought gives the impression that...|
|4/30/2015 - Water emergencies appear to be occurring more often these days, leaving citizens scrambling to find safe drinking water when public supplies become contaminated.
The latest case is still ongoing and concerns the public water supplies of Nibley City, Utah. On April 23, occupants of the small town...|
|4/29/2015 - Last week I published a story promising coverage of an extraordinary water purification breakthrough technology that's about to be released. We've now been given permission to go public with the news on this system called AquaTru.
I've been testing the AquaTru unit in my lab for six months, and in...|
|4/29/2015 - Starbucks has become ubiquitous internationally. It has its pleasant atmosphere and conveniences. But even with Starbucks' high prices, Consumer Reports has rated McDonald's cheaper coffee above Starbucks' burnt bean offerings.
Starbucks recently debuted its very own "coconut milk." But is it a healthy...|
|4/28/2015 - Media outlets are widely reporting on two recent studies in the journal Geophysical Research Letters describing a giant "blob" of warm water that may be responsible for recent ecological and weather anomalies across the United States -- from California's drought to the East Coast's severe winter to...|
|4/27/2015 - Most people do not drink enough water. Thirst and a dry mouth are signs of dehydration. If we drink water only when we're thirsty, we are perpetually dehydrated.
There are many other signs of dehydration including: Back painCrampsConstipationDecreased urine outputDizzinessDry skinDry sticky mouthFatigueForgetfulnessFeeling...|
|4/26/2015 - California is slowly fading into desert land. The fight to save the state's water resources has begun at the state level. Governor Jerry Brown recently imposed a 25 percent mandatory restriction on urban water use. This takes effect in July 2015. This is only the beginning of large scale rationing efforts...|
|4/21/2015 - As California suffers under brutal "Third World" drought conditions that are crushing the state's agricultural economy, Natural News is set to unveil a revolutionary new technology that makes bottled water instantly obsolete.
This technology was not developed here at Natural News; it's something...|
|4/20/2015 5:41:40 PM - Why and how water is vital to our health The human body is about is 70% water. Newborns are roughly 80% water, and elderly are as little as 50% water. Our muscles are about 75% water. Even our bones, which seem completely solid, are 25% water. Without food, we would eventually die, but without water,...|
|4/19/2015 - Experts with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Virginia say we could be wasting millions of dollars by failing to extract and utilize precious heavy metals that are excreted through human poo. Speaking at the 249th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), scientists...|
|4/17/2015 - With water being our most precious commodity, you would think that government officials would be keeping very close tabs on its usage, especially in states like California where drought conditions are now entering their fourth year. However, Governor Jerry Brown is just now cracking down on state municipalities,...|
|4/16/2015 - Water fluoridation may cause hypothyroidism at levels dramatically lower than the maximum level allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Kent and published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,...|
|4/12/2015 - The irony is inescapable: In reaction to the historic drought that has transformed the California dream into California dust, the state is now embarking on the construction of a wave of desalination plants that will turn ocean water into fresh water. Tragically, these power-hungry desalination plants...|
|4/10/2015 - Farmers may be able to harness the algal blooms caused by agricultural runoff into a viable product, thereby preventing dead zones in not just local waterways but across larger regions, according to a new study conducted by researchers from and presented at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of...|
|4/10/2015 - An international research team has discovered that warming ocean currents are undercutting one of Antarctica's largest glaciers, with potentially catastrophic and irreversible consequences. The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, found that warm water is actually flowing underneath the...|
|4/8/2015 - The sugar industry and the federal government have been colluding since the 1960s to boost consumption of the commodity as it knowingly hid the detrimental effects of its product, choosing instead to foist another harmful substance on society.
According to Vocativ, the collusion was laid bare in...|
|4/8/2015 - Antibiotics and other antimicrobials are everywhere. Even if you are trying to avoid them, they are found in the majority of conventional meats, in our tap water, and in soaps, mouthwash, and toothpaste. It is difficult to avoid exposure, but the effort is a worthwhile endeavor.
|4/7/2015 - The federal government is continuing its war on your privacy, as yet another agency in the vast bureaucracy seeks a new way to keep its eye on you and try to change your lifestyle.
Now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is spending $15,000 to develop a wireless system that can be placed...|
|4/6/2015 - The blockbuster herbicide Roundup causes damage to the human endocrine system at levels that people could easily -- and legally -- be exposed to, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Flinders University in Australia. The researchers found that, in a laboratory study, Roundup killed...|
|4/4/2015 - Drinking water that's been artificially fluoridated with synthetic fluoride chemicals has been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to increase the risk of underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, by 30 percent or more.
Researchers from the University of Kent in the UK, publishing their work in the...|
|4/4/2015 - If you're a hunter, a prepper, a homesteader, a chef or a crafter, you probably know at least a few uses for animal fats. (Story by Theresa Crouse, republished from Survivopedia.com)
If you're prepping, knowing which fats are best for certain projects will give you even more tools to work with when...|
|4/3/2015 - For the first time in the state's history, California has been ordered to implement mandatory water restrictions after snowpack readings in the Sierra Nevada mountains revealed abysmally low water levels, the result of an ongoing extreme drought that some say threatens to leave the Golden State a barren...|
|4/2/2015 - For the first time in history, the California government has declared mandatory water restrictions designed to save the state from a water collapse. (But it still won't work, see below...)
An order went out yesterday from Governor Brown's office, requiring water agencies to "...implement new pricing...|
|4/2/2015 - The tables are finally starting to turn in regard to the perception that the world has of water fluoridation following the release of at least two reputable studies over the past three years documenting the adverse health effects caused by the chemical.
Researchers from the University of Kent, a...|
|3/29/2015 - California farmers are making more money selling water than planting their fields in some cases. The rice industry in the Sacramento Valley has really been struggling with this year's drought. Some farmers are choosing not to plant this year and are cashing in on their water rights instead. This controversial...|
|3/26/2015 - If warning after warning is issued but no one listens, does that make it any less dire? That's a great question and one the nation will soon discover the answer to, if the drought situation in the West continues to worsen.
For more than a year NaturalNews and other outlets have been warning of the...|
|3/25/2015 - What do you get when you cross a record-setting drought with an earthquake? This question was recently asked on NPR, and it isn't a pleasant visual. The devastation to the precarious water supply caused by a 7.8 magnitude quake on the San Andreas Fault could sever all four aqueducts at once, cutting...|
|3/23/2015 - In November 2014, an investigation by NBC Bay Area made a shocking discovery when they learned that the oil and gas industry had been dumping, or pumping, billions of gallons of toxic wastewater into federally protected underground aquifers.
Until recently, little was known about the liquid mixture...|
|3/21/2015 - As obsolete, unattended plumbing in our houses crumble, millions of gallons of water are lost each day. A few drips coming out of the kitchen faucet or showerhead might not seem like a lot to you, but even the smallest leak means gallons of water lost.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection...|
|3/17/2015 - It's probably not breaking news that water is good for you. However, you might not be aware of the many dramatic ways it affects your overall health. The advice of "drink several glasses of water per day" is something we all know, but many of us fail to realize the tremendous health benefits of doing...|
|3/14/2015 - The historic drought gripping South America's largest nation is deepening, leading to rationing and forcing residents in one of the world's biggest cities to hoard water.
As reported by Reuters, besides hoarding, Brazilians in Sao Paulo are drilling homemade wells and implementing additional emergency...|
|3/14/2015 - Add California's water supply to your list of "things headed for imminent collapse." The state has only one year of reserves remaining, warns Jay Famiglietti, the senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech.
In a widely-cited LA Times opinion piece, Famiglietti writes...|
Animal farming uses up an enormous amount of arable land, with 45% of the earth's total dry land covered, as it were, in livestock. Eating a plant based diet, or eating meat only occasionally, can help to reduce greenhouse emissions and save our water and forests.
We may think it doesn't matter...|
|3/10/2015 - With a study currently underway in Scotland to assess whether lithium in drinking water is linked with lower suicide rates, we may soon see a renewed push to add yet another bioactive substance to public water supplies.
In 2009, researchers from Oita University in Japan released the results of a...|
|3/8/2015 - A high-paid San Francisco water manager thought it was a good idea to urinate "several times" in a reservoir that supplies drinking water to nearly 2.5 million Bay Area residents. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, it was Public Utilities Commission employee Martin Sanchez who took a leak in...|
|2/26/2015 - Cleanup crews trying to mitigate Japan's never-ending radiation crisis at Fukushima ran into more problems recently after sensors monitoring a drainage gutter detected a huge spike in radiation levels from wastewater pouring into the Pacific Ocean.
The Tokyo Electric Power Company says radiation...|
|2/26/2015 - Scientists are now planning to use drones to carry out weather manipulation, a practice that was long described as being nothing more than a "conspiracy theory," despite a treaty signed by the U.S. in 1977 prohibiting the tactic from being used militarily.
A team of meteorologists with Nevada's Desert...|
|2/24/2015 - So, you've been paying more attention to the news and to world events, and you, like millions of other Americans, see geopolitical storm clouds brewing on the horizon. But what can you do about it?
In the great scheme of things, there is nothing that you can personally do to stop what might be coming...|
|2/19/2015 - Water is the single most crucial commodity necessary for human survival. A person can live for weeks without food, but without water it's a matter of a few days.
It's difficult to stockpile enough water to last for any extended length of time, and it's even more difficult to carry enough water to...|
|2/15/2015 - With nowhere else to put it and workers constantly being exposed to it, radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan has been ordered to be dumped into the ocean by Japanese regulators, according to new reports. This was just two days after a plant employee accidentally...|
|2/15/2015 - As the saying goes, "water is life" -- and as every good prepper knows, water is the first consideration when planning a survival strategy in the face of a disaster. A human being won't last more than three days without water, so it's crucial to make sure an adequate supply of drinkable water is at...|
|2/15/2015 - A last-ditch effort to avoid a complete collapse of one of the city's primary water sources, the city of Sao Paulo in Brazil, population 20 million, has proposed cutting off the water supply up to five days a week, allowing residents to access water only twice per week, or about eight times monthly.
|2/13/2015 2:05:21 PM - Perseverance, passion and tenacity are three characteristics needed to change the status quo. Luckily, a coalition of activists dedicated to ending water fluoridation has all three of those virtues, and then some.
Nearly one year ago today, local activists stood before the Austin City Council protesting...|
|2/9/2015 - The standard definition of inflammation is a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection. Can consuming the wrong food be considered an injury? It most certainly can, and it happens to be the...|
|2/9/2015 - When "things" are normal and everything is calm, it's easy to take the modern conveniences of life for granted and think little about a time when they won't be available. But in today's crazy world, where we are one natural disaster, one cyber attack or one major nuclear terrorist incident away from...|
|2/9/2015 - So, you've decided to get healthy. You're going all the way. You've cleaned up your diet. You're exercising regularly. What's left to do? You need to detox. But first, take a good hard look at the chemicals you use on a daily basis and get rid of them.
Dump the toxic shampoo, conditioner, shaving...|
|2/8/2015 - By now, you've read or seen videos about fluoridation dangers that do exist. Authoritative statements claim that it's natural and safe. However, only calcium fluoride from some wells or aquifers is natural, yet not totally safe. But the fluoride that's added into drinking water is very unsafe. Those...|
|2/7/2015 - My grandmother Ester died after suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and for the last 12 years of her life she did not recognize anyone from her immediate family, including her husband, her children or her grandchildren. She became violent in the end, and she basically starved herself to death. The hospital/extended...|
|1/28/2015 4:47:48 PM - Residents of a Southern California neighborhood are concerned about the fact that the water flowing out of the taps in their homes is the color black. That's right; the water coming out of their faucets is indeed black -- not gray, not cloudy -- but black. Inky, opaque black water that the water company...|
|1/28/2015 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015, is a date that anti-fluoridation activists in Dallas, Texas -- and perhaps around the nation-- are eagerly awaiting. It's the date that City Hall officials are expected to decide whether or not fluoridation of the public water works will continue.(1)
|1/26/2015 12:40:59 PM - A globalist, in general terms, might be defined as someone who advocates planning of economic and foreign policy in relation to developments throughout the world. Most will claim their efforts are "for the greater good" or to "feed a starving world" -- or something to that effect -- but do they really...|
|1/23/2015 - The Western United States is not the only region of the world that is currently suffering under chronic drought conditions. The largest country in South America -- Brazil -- is also experiencing drought, and its biggest city is two months away from running out of water entirely.
As reported by Reuters,...|
|1/22/2015 1:50:48 PM - How does one voluntarily commit suicide without realizing it? The result of a slow, painful death is no different from a sudden unexpected death -- the end of mortality. For starters, I am Jewish, so don't take this the wrong way, but eating cancer-causing food designed by Nazi scientists is suicide,...|
|1/22/2015 - Evaluating survival readiness takes more than just 13 questions. However these thirteen skills to learn in the areas of food, water, shelter, protection and communication will form a solid foundation of preparation and readiness. (Story republished from ThePrepperJournal.com)
|1/17/2015 - As radioactive pollution continues to accumulate throughout the environment as a result of nuclear incidents like Fukushima, the U.S. government's response is not to try to mitigate this threat to public health but rather to increase the official maximum exposure levels and basically redefine how much...|
|1/14/2015 - It's what most families do: pay the monthly water bill and expect water to flow freely from every faucet in the house, on demand. We even take for granted having the option of both cold and hot water within seconds, with the twist of a knob. What a paradise we live in! It wasn't long ago when families...|
|1/11/2015 - While nitrates are expected in agricultural farming -- anywhere pesticides and fertilizers are used, they are absorbed into the roots of the foods being grown -- excessive amounts of them can reach toxic levels in the water system. The problematic situation has been looked into; however, slow-moving...|
|1/6/2015 - When it comes to emergency medicine for preppers, everybody is already aware of the extraordinary usefulness of things like nano silver, fish antibiotics and off-the-shelf antiseptics such as povidone iodine.
Here, I've decided to reveal five little-known emergency medicine items you probably never...|
|1/5/2015 - I spent most of the holiday working on 3D printer designs and calibrations, and I've learned a tremendous amount that I'd like to share with you. This is all very practical information you'll need to have for the upcoming launch of www.FoodRising.org where I'll be posting open source downloadable 3D...|
|12/29/2014 - Recent storms dropped torrential rains across much of California, causing flooding and mudslides across many areas, leaving some residents homeless and killing at least two people. There was even a tornado in Los Angeles. Despite record rainfall on December 10 of between 1.54 inches at Long Beach Airport...|
|12/21/2014 - I'm always amazed at how many sheeple blindly believe food will magically appear on grocery store shelves day after day, from now to eternity. The magnificent retail presentation of food abundance at retail stores belies the fact that what you see on the shelf is nearly the entire inventory available...|
|12/20/2014 - A 142-year-old law could pave the way for new mining operations in a region of Arizona once known to support silver and manganese extraction a century ago, despite concerns from locals and activist groups about the potential for environmental damage.
As reported by High Country News, the town of...|
|12/19/2014 - An expanding population combined with careless overconsumption is a recipe for disaster. As of right now, we only have one planet to live on, and if we as a species don't start making changes immediately, we could all be doomed.
It's pretty clear that the planet needs your help. It has given us life,...|
|12/16/2014 - Persistent drought conditions that simply won't relent, according to new reports, have sparked something of a water war in Brazil, which oddly enough has more water resources than any other country in the world.
The two largest cities in the South American powerhouse, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo,...|
|12/4/2014 - The drought in California has unfortunately become a way of life for the majority of its residents, with many of them resorting to showering in portable stalls located in parking lots and getting on board with drinking recycled sewage water.
The latter specifically pertains to San Diego, where a...|
|12/3/2014 - The city of Sao Paulo is home to 20 million Brazilians, making it the 12th largest mega-city on a planet dominated by shortsighted humans. Shockingly, it has only 60 days of water supply remaining. The city "has about two months of guaranteed water supply remaining as it taps into the second of three...|
|12/3/2014 - On behalf of the roughly 2.5 billion people around the world who don't have access to basic sanitation facilities like toilets, the United Nations has designated November 19 as "World Toilet Day," raising awareness about the importance of basic sanitary standards in overcoming communicable diseases...|
|12/2/2014 2:17:56 PM - (Story republished from PrepForSHTF.com, with additional editing by Natural News.)
Before tossing an item away stop and think about what other uses that item may have. So-called junk can be a lifesaver in a survival situation. Additionally, there are items that can be used for other than the intended...|
|11/30/2014 - At at time when water conservation should be a high priority in drought-plagued California, it would appear that something else has been deemed a high priority: an elitist mind set whereby people self-appoint themselves as an exception to the rule.
In the drying up state, this disturbing way of thinking...|
|11/26/2014 - The problem of a diminishing water supply is taking its toll on the residents of Brazil, pointing to the growing issue of a world that is running out of water and as a result, entering a global crisis which will likely have serious agricultural, social and economic consequences.
In Brazil, so severe...|
|11/26/2014 - Western states have been suffering through one of the country's worst droughts on record, but conditions have been particularly dreadful in the state of California, with its massive population and heavy agricultural production.
In fact, drought conditions have gotten so bad that theft of water is...|
|11/26/2014 - A sore throat, or inflammation of the pharynx and fauces, is a common medical condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. It is usually a symptom of a viral or bacterial infection, such as the common cold, though some cases can be caused by a swollen tonsil or enlarged glands in...|
|11/24/2014 5:12:46 PM - The argument that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are needed to feed the earth's growing population holds less and less water as new research emerges, particularly with new understanding on how to utilize centuries-old techniques involving conventional crossbreeding.
Using intricate, yet traditional...|
|11/19/2014 - One of the primary lessons being learned from the Ebola crisis is that fancy meds and vaccines aren't needed to cure the disease. Simple water, it turns out, is one of the best treatments for the hemorrhagic illness, supplying the body with much-needed hydration that is quickly lost when the advanced...|
|11/18/2014 - When you start to become healthy, one of the easiest things to incorporate into your routine is increased water consumption. It doesn't cost much, involves no real preparation, and doesn't offend the taste buds. However, due to the pollution of the public water system and our waterways, finding clean...|
|11/17/2014 - In autumn 2014, Ebola consumed all major headlines and was a major focus of the federal government, the CDC and the NIH. President Obama sent thousands of troops to West Africa to set up infrastructure to fight the disease. While all this unfolded, as the troops scattered to a faraway land, California...|
|11/15/2014 - The planet's growing dependency on fossil fuels is inadvertently altering our environments in ways scientists are just beginning to understand. Practices like hydraulic fracking not only have adverse environmental effects but have also spurred an economic transformation in the U.S. as the nation distances...|
|11/15/2014 - Shocking findings reported by NASA show that the problem of diminishing groundwater is poised to lead to the collapse of the food supply, where there could be devastating consequences.
The impact has already been felt, primarily in California. Data obtained form the Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment...|
|11/15/2014 - A rural Arizona high school comprised mostly of Native American students was heckled and shamed recently for gladly accepting free tickets and travel to a Washington Redskins game, the absurd continuation of an ongoing whine-fest over the use of what a very select few believe to be a racially charged...|
|11/14/2014 - It is estimated that up to 90% of us will have a problem with parasites at some point in our lives. While living off the human body, these little critters can cause a variety of acute and chronic illnesses, and all to often, we don't realize they are the cause.
Whether it is lice, mites, ticks, fleas,...|
|11/13/2014 - A PERSONAL LETTER TO JIMMY WALES, FOUNDER OF WIKIPEDIA:
In April, 2014, I had the happenstance of running into you on the streets of Vancouver. I was there to lecture to a group of medical professionals, while you were attending the TED talks. I expressed my appreciation to you for creating Wikipedia....|
|11/12/2014 - Every household should have at least one gravity water filter that doesn't need electricity to function, but which water filters perform the best when it comes to removing toxic elements and heavy metals?
To help answer the question, Natural News has published detailed results of the scientific testing...|
|11/11/2014 - Is shutting off water to residents in Detroit who are months behind on their bills a concern for the United Nations, an organization that is funded primarily by the United States? Of course not; Detroit -- being part of the U.S. -- does not fall under the UN's jurisdiction. So why has the globalist...|
|11/5/2014 - For the first time in 600 years, the eastern portion of the Aral Sea has dried up. The Asian freshwater lake once teamed with fish and wildlife, ships and sailboats, but now it is choked dry, drained of every last drop, the bottom showing, flaking off with pesticide residue that now kicks up as dust...|
|10/30/2014 - When it comes to setting rules, small cadres of connected politicos usually make them. When it comes to setting examples, they don't need to bother. But those being ruled have to bite the bullet, obey, or pay consequences set out to enforce those rules. Nothing new here. But during an actual emergency...|
|10/25/2014 - The San Francisco Bay Area has been on the forefront of promoting sustainability with food and, now, water. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently instituted real estate property discounts and exemptions to property owners who maintain food gardens on their land.
Now, the Bay Area Water...|
|10/24/2014 - The results of a new study confirm what most already know regarding the dangers of drinking bottled water that's been left in the sun. Published in the September journal of Environmental Pollution, scientists warn against leaving plastic bottled water in any warm place, especially the car.
|10/23/2014 - When it comes to the removal of heavy metals and toxic elements from water, Big Berkey water filters easily beat ProPur, according to independent lab tests conducted at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs and published online today.
Full details of the tests conducted with parts-per-billion accuracy...|
|10/22/2014 - A major promoter of heart disease in the U.S. today could be a chemical that the government has been intentionally dumping into the water supply for decades on the premise that it prevents tooth decay. Fluoride, according to a new study published in the journal Toxicology, shows demonstrated cardiotoxic...|
|10/22/2014 - The decline and fall of the once-great city of Detroit is continuing apace, as city officials have been given the green light by a U.S. bankruptcy judge to continue shutting off water service to residents chronically behind on their bills.
Judge Steven Rhodes ruled recently that the city can continue...|
|10/20/2014 - Unless California gets some heavy rain, and soon, the state's roughly 38 million residents will eventually be up a creek without a paddle -- or without a creek, for that matter. The latest media reports indicate that some 14 communities throughout the state are now on the verge of running completely...|
|10/20/2014 - The end of September marked three straight years of severe drought for California, with the state receiving less than 60 percent of its average precipitation.
The lack of rainfall has resulted in immense suffering throughout the state, leaving low reservoirs, fallowed farmland, rising unemployment...|
|10/19/2014 - Earth is the water planet. Oceans, rivers, lakes, streams--water abounds. Unfortunately, most of it is polluted. Our industries use our waterways to dump their waste; industrial farming pollutants leach into waterways and ground water. Even jet fuel is found in our water--in well water and municipal...|
|10/18/2014 - Introduced by French dentists who immigrated to the U.S. in 1833, the use of amalgam as a dental restoration material became popular as blacksmiths, barbers and tradesman easily made it from the fillings of silver coins and other metals. Adding liquid mercury helped to amalgamate the mixture of metals,...|
|10/8/2014 - The results of a new study regarding the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracking in the Marcellus and Barnett Shales are both interesting and surprising. Completed by researchers from five different universities, the study sought to discover the source of natural gas contamination in drinking-water...|
|10/8/2014 - Arsenic is considered a carcinogen and is linked to various cancers and other diseases. High doses have been used to poison people surreptitiously, because it is colorless and odorless. There are two types of arsenic, organic and inorganic.
The most insidiously toxic is inorganic, but low levels...|
|10/1/2014 - Now that Ebola "patient zero" has been confirmed in the United States, it's clear that Ebola is spreading far beyond the control of any government or health department. Just weeks ago, President Obama promised Ebola wouldn't arrive in the United States, but now it's here.
The CDC is promising that...|
|9/29/2014 10:53:22 AM - Chronic drought conditions throughout the West continue to wreak havoc on the general public, as well as farming operations, but in California, things are about to get much worse.
Some regions of the state are now within two months of completely running out of water, according to CBS San Francisco,...|
|9/29/2014 - Millions of Californians are about to be hit with strict water rationing -- daily "allocation" numbers that represent the maximum amount of water you're allowed to use for any purpose. Households that exceed the allocation limit will face stiff fines of hundreds of dollars per violation.
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|9/27/2014 - Here's an update on what's happening here at Natural News. It's been a remarkable year of growth and expansion, with anywhere from 500 - 1000 new readers joining us every day. Because of this increased support, we've been able to invest in some amazing new projects.
First off, the final testing of...|
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