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(NaturalHealth365) Global soils are the source of all life on land. They produce food, store carbon, and purify water. If topsoil is lost through “bad treatment,” it takes thousands of years until the soil is produced again. Pesticides and chemical poisons qualify as “bad treatment,” and without urgent action to halt the degradation caused by pesticides, pollution, and intensive farming, the future of global soils is bleak.
(NaturalHealth365) Remember when there was a worldwide call-to-action to stop using plastic straws lest we seriously harm the environment? Restaurants stopped providing them to customers, companies, and entrepreneurs making reusable and sustainable straws made millions, and environmental awareness campaigns to create “strawless oceans” skyrocketed.
(NaturalHealth365) According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, global fish consumption jumped 122% from 1990 to 2018. But, the alarming news is: about 50% of the fish eaten worldwide is now farm-raised. And, while fish is viewed as a “healthier alternative” to red meat, lower in saturated fat and an excellent source of protein, omega-3s, vitamin B12, vitamin D, potassium and iron … industrial farmed – or I should say – toxic salmon is no better than junk food.
Over the past 3 months, wildfires raged across the western regions of the United States, destroying land and compromising air quality. I live in Colorado, and we noticed a huge difference in the air and sky when walking out our front door. It wasn’t the fresh mountain air we’re used to.
It seems like only yesterday that a massive campaign against single-use plastic straws was trending. The much forgotten anti-straw trend was based on astronomical numbers; a suggested 500 million straws used each day in the US alone, with more than half a billion plastic straws being consumed and discarded, every day around the entire globe.
(True Activist) With the world and humanity facing a massive disruption in everyday life and economic normality screeching to a halt, the world has given mother nature a forced break that would have never happened without the pandemic occurring. With practically all countries on a lockdown, thee has been less pollution, traffic and a significant improvement in the environment all over the world. Metro reports that bees have been thriving for this very reason in a way that hasn’t been seen in years.
According to Denrosa Apiaries, the largest bee farm located in the U.K., the “new normal” that people are starting to get used to which entails shopping locally, traveling way less only within the region you live in and less traffic and pollution from cars is giving all bee colonies a healing effect. →