Category: Environmental Policy

Prion Disease Spreading Globally Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering, naming and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease. President Obama awarded Prusiner the National Medal of Science in 2010 to recognize the rising importance of his research. Unfortunately, U.S. policy on many […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention, Treatment A Growth Industry Anywhere from 50-100 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease today. Millions more will be diagnosed this year, while millions more will go undiagnosed. When you add in the caregivers, it’s a massive market of more than 250 million people worldwide. They are all searching for answers and advice. We […]

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Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Disease Approximately 44 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, these people produce tons of sewage every day — and their sewage is infectious. This toxic waste is being dumped on crops, in our rivers […]

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Mismanaged Pathways Spreading Ebola Virus World leaders and health officials are losing more credibility by the hour on the Ebola virus outbreak. The global response to the outbreak has been underwhelming and questionable. Instead of managing pathways, they are creating new ones every day. Most of the attention surrounding Ebola has centered on its spread […]

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Taxpayers Can’t Afford More Mismanagement As the United States supposedly struggles with budget cuts and a call for smaller government by many, especially conservatives, it’s time to put some archaic policies on the table and challenge some sacred cows. Wolves. After American ranchers and assistants from the U. S. government eliminated wolves from most of […]

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Wildlife Authorities Turn To More Technolgy It’s not just animals that foresters want to track. With poachers using high-tech equipment to track and kill endangered elephants, rhinos and tigers, the Madhya Pradesh forest department also wants to go high-tech to catch the killers and the buyers of illegal wildlife pelts and parts. The department has […]

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Anti-Government Activism Suppressed Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants. New Zealand court records suggest that data harvested by the NSA’s Prism system has been fed […]

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Wild Horse Program Riddled With Abuse Federal land managers have concluded a roundup of wild horses in Northern Nevada with the removal of some 200 more of the animals from the range than planned, citing the their poor body condition and risk of starvation, but the move drew criticism from a wild horse support group. […]

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Solutions To Sustainability Found In Cities Our planet is undergoing an unprecedented and irreversible wave of urbanization, with the share of the global population living in cities set to reach 60 percent by 2030. But rapid growth is driving up fossil-fuel consumption, water consumption, air and water pollution and mountains of waste and sewage. The […]

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