For many, glyphosate conjures up images of vast industrial monocultures, genetically engineered crops, and huge global industries and corporations. But glyphosate in particular, as the world’s most widely used herbicide, has and continues to have many other applications, and its full impacts on human and environmental health are poorly understood. No matter on which side … Continue reading GLOBAL CONTEXT OF GLYPHOSATE USE AND MISUSE
Our Elemental Origins It is easy for us humans, with our self-proclaimed superior intelligence over other species, and ability to innovate and exploit the natural world to our whims, to forget or ignore that we are in fact part of nature. This is not solely an existential statement, or even an acknowledgement of the dependency … Continue reading Magnesium: Connecting Human and Planetary Health to the Stars
Obesity is an epidemic, and its rapid rise has closely coincided with the growth of the so-called “fast-food culture.” It’s been hotly debated for many years whether fast food advertisements, which are primarily aimed at children in the United States, are in large part responsible for rising obesity levels. A new study, the most comprehensive … Continue reading The Banning of Fast Food Ads: Reducing Child Obesity, Stifling Capitalism?