Beyond Prisons — Episode 25: Fight Toxic Prisons

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/force-cdn/highwinds/beyondprison/Beyond_Prisons_-_Fight_Toxic_Prisons.mp3 Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, joins the Beyond Prisons podcast for a discussion of prison ecology and the intersection between the criminal legal system and the environment. We talk about how his organization came into existence and he gives us some examples of issues they’re working on in […]

LITTLE HAS CHANGED FOR FLINT RESIDENTS FORCED TO PAY FOR POISONED WATER

Flint Water Plant. Photo by George Thomas on Flickr Nearly 1,250 days ago, a major water crisis hit Flint, Michigan. Complaints by residents, matched with studies showing more evidence of serious health issues, continue to emerge. Yet, even as problems persist, authorities and officials involved in fomenting the crisis have yet to be held accountable. […]

What Iz Melanin?

What is melanin? 1. Is not an element 2. Is the cause of pigmentation in people 3. provides many benefits to human beings. One of the most recognized benefits involves ultraviolet rays of the sun. 4. is also a mechanism for absorbing heat from the sun. 5. is Also important for sharpness of vision, melanin […]

The Incredible Uses Of Apple Cider Vinegar

           Daily w water!! source:       http://sadeciousscience.tumblr.com/post/58397815954/daily-w-water Related articles Apple Cider Vinegar – A Natural Winner (4simpleliving.com) So.. Just What is Apple Cider Vinegar anyway? (acvcures.wordpress.com) Apple Cider Vinegar: Miracle Health System (Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle Health System: With the Bragg Healthy Lifestyle) Reviews (dbestreview.com) Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Benefits (healthylifestylesliving.wordpress.com) A Healthy, Cleansing Cocktail! […]

United States: Monsanto’s political prisoner, Marie Mason, part of ‘green scare’ crackdown

By Steven Katsineris Marie Mason is a 52-year-old mother of two children, a long-time activist in environmental and labour movements, an artist, gardener, musician, writer, poet, an Earth First! organiser, a volunteer for a free healthcare collective, a worker for numerous charities and a political prisoner in the United States. In 1999 and 2000, several […]

Millions face starvation as world warms, say scientists

  Source URL:  www.spiritandanimal.wordpress.com/ John Vidal The Observer, Saturday 13 April 2013 Corn in the hands of a farmworker in South Africa. Photograph: Greatstock Photographic Library/Alamy Millions of people could become destitute in Africa and Asia as staple foods more than double in price by 2050 as a result of extreme temperatures, floods and droughts that will […]