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Agricultural chemicals and destructive practices caused butterfly numbers to plummet by 66%

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-08-04-agricultural-chemicals-butterfly-numbers-plummet.html

Agricultural chemicals and destructive practices caused butterfly numbers to plummet by 66% Sunday, August 04, 2019 by: Tracey Watson agricultural chemicals , badfood , badhealth , bees , Big AG , biodiversity , Butterflies , colony collapse , conservation , destruction , Ecology , ecosystems , environ , environment , extinction , food supply , insect species losses , insects , pesticides , pollinators , research , toxic chemicals - (Natural News ) In recent years, media ...

Switching to agricultural practices that call for less plowing can benefit the environment in the long run

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-08-12-less-plowing-can-benefit-environment-long-term.html

Switching to agricultural practices that call for less plowing can benefit the environment in the long run Monday, August 12, 2019 by: Stephanie Diaz Action Lake , agriculture , conservation tillage , crops , environment , farming , goodpollution , goodscience , Plants , plowing , research , sediments , soil health , soil quality , water health , water quality , watershed - (Natural News ) Recent research published in the American Society of Agronomy evaluated the effect of changing ...

Marijuana farmers are destroying natural ecosystems as quest for profits outweighs "green" agricultural practices

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-20-marijuana-farmers-are-destroying-natural-ecosystems-as-quest-for-profits-outweighs-green-agricultural-practices.html

Marijuana farmers are destroying natural ecosystems as quest for profits outweighs “green” agricultural practices Monday, November 20, 2017 by: Isabelle Z. ... Sources include: Philadelphia.CBCLocal.com UPI.com NaturalNews.com Previous :California wildfires were caused by irresponsible development more than weather, according to expert Next : SCIENTIFIC PROOF: Today’s poisons will pollute the gene pool until the year 2300 — both internal and external environmental memories are ...

Ancient agricultural traditions like seed saving could replace disastrous GMO practices

https://www.naturalnews.com/037557_seed_saving_agriculture_ancient_history.html

Practically everything we have all been told about the supposed benefits of biotechnology is false, at least as far as its necessity and usefulness in agriculture is concerned. ... "This crisis calls us toward more ecological farming methods that draw from the world's ancient agricultural traditions ... "...

Modern agricultural practices destroy the environment’s natural balance: Heavily farmed areas have little biodiversity, more disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-27-modern-agricultural-practices-destroy-environment-natural-balance.html

Modern agricultural practices destroy the environment’s natural balance: Heavily farmed areas have little biodiversity, more disease Saturday, October 27, 2018 by: Ralph Flores agriculture , biodiversity , ecosystems , environment , farming practices , metagenomics , plant-based virus , viral epidemic - (Natural News ) Agriculture is more than just growing and harvesting crops. ... Planthoppers “shake their bodies” to attract their mates Scientists study how plants maintain ...

Are industrial farming practices and geoengineering destroying the Earth's soil?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-28-industrial-farming-geoengineering-destroy-earths-soil.html

Are industrial farming practices and geoengineering destroying the Earth’s soil? ... While soil degradation does occur naturally, current agricultural practices (like monoculture) serve only to exacerbate and worsen the natural process. "...

Agricultural Antibiotics May Be the Cause of Super-Bugs

https://www.naturalnews.com/022281_antibiotic_bacteria_antibiotics.html

That showed that the bacteria in the food were starting to get resistant to the agricultural antibiotics. ... That is, the impact of the agricultural antibiotics in European hospitals was larger than the impact of US hospitals on one another. "...

Agricultural Antibiotics May Be the Cause of Super-Bugs

https://www.naturalnews.com/022281.html

That showed that the bacteria in the food were starting to get resistant to the agricultural antibiotics. ... That is, the impact of the agricultural antibiotics in European hospitals was larger than the impact of US hospitals on one another. "...

FDA backs off regulation on agricultural antibiotic abuse

https://www.naturalnews.com/034572_agriculture_antibiotics_regulation.html

Farms which allow livestock to roam unpenned have become rarities so that today "free range" farms, a term that would have been laughably redundant a generation or two ago, have to advertise their difference from industrial practices. ... The Pew Charitable Trust has a bibliography of the dozens of studies over a more than 40-year period pointing to the looming health crisis created by this agricultural antibiotic abuse. "...

The biotech and agricultural industry is now aggressively pushing 'Missouri Monsanto Bill' through the state legislature

https://www.naturalnews.com/039908_missouri_monsanto_protection_act_state_legislature.html

(http://www.naturalnews.com ) House Joint Resolution 11 has already passed in the Missouri House House Joint Resolution 11 (HJR 11) is proposing an amendment to the Missouri Constitution to protect "agricultural technology" and "modern and traditional" farming practices in Missouri. ... No state law shall be enacted which abridges the right of farmers and ranchers to employ agricultural technology and modern and traditional livestock production and ranching practices, ...

The biotech and agricultural industry is now aggressively pushing the 'Missouri Monsanto Bill' through the Missouri state legislature

https://www.naturalnews.com/039937_missouri_monsanto_bill_gmo_small_farms.html

(http://www.naturalnews.com ) House Joint Resolution 11 has already passed in the Missouri Senate House Joint Resolution 11 (HJR 11) is proposing an amendment to the Missouri Constitution to protect "agricultural technology" and "modern and traditional" farming practices in Missouri. ... No state law shall be enacted which abridges the right of farmers and ranchers to employ agricultural technology and modern and traditional livestock production and ranching practices, ...

Industrial agriculture practices likely to threaten world food supply through heightened risk of crop disease, study finds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-16-industrial-agriculture-practices-likely-to-threaten-world-food-supply-through-heightened-risk-of-crop-disease-study-finds.html

Industrial agriculture practices likely to threaten world food supply through heightened risk of crop disease, study finds Monday, October 16, 2017 by: Isabelle Z. ... Monoculture agricultural practices are making the problem worse One factor that could be contributing to the problem is monocultural agricultural practices, which are getting a boost from agricultural insurance. "...

Iowa passes outrageous law demanding total secrecy over factory meat filth and cruelty practices

https://www.naturalnews.com/035142_ag_gag_censorship_iowa.html

Iowa passes outrageous law demanding total secrecy over factory meat filth and cruelty practices Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Ethan A. ... In one of the fastest legislative rush-throughs in history, the "American Heartland" state's House and Senate recently passed House File 589, also known as the "ag-gag" bill, which redefines undercover filming and various other whistle-blowing activities as "agricultural production facility fraud" punishable under the law. "...

Farming makes a comeback in India, as growers return to traditional, organic practices

https://www.naturalnews.com/055346_farming_india_organic_agriculture.html

Thousands of farmers throughout India are reverting to traditional farming methods, as the consequences of Western agriculture have begun to negatively impact the region's food and water supply, as well as the health of its people. ... "There is no subsidy, no shift," said Devinder Sharma, an agricultural researcher, who says there aren't any examples of the government subsidizing organic farming. "...

Simple changes in conventional farming practices, particularly those that repair soil, could be the key to feeding the world

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-29-simple-changes-in-conventional-farming-practices-feeding-the-world.html

Many farmers say they believe these practices would be used more widely if the conventional practices that are causing soil degradation were not subsidized by the government. ... Meanwhile, conservation agricultural practices could become a prerequisite for getting subsidized crop insurance. "...

High antioxidant raspberries breed by researchers to be grown without agricultural chemicals

https://www.naturalnews.com/047031_raspberries_antioxidants_pesticides.html

Modern agricultural techniques also use more toxic chemicals than ever before but also produce fruit that tastes worse. ... "They will be certified as free from noxious chemicals and produced according to environmentally friendly agricultural practices." "...

Declining pollinator populations threaten future crops, ecosystems

https://www.naturalnews.com/020850_global_warming_farming_practices.html

The National Research Council recently released a report that suggests population trends for pollinators - such as bees, birds, bats and other creatures that spread pollen and encourage plant fertilization - are "demonstrably downward." ... The committee reported that this was still a valid concern, and recommended that agricultural agencies in the United States, Canada and Mexico take precautions against non-native pests if honeybees are imported. "...

Pesticides making America STUPID: Agricultural chemicals found to lower the IQ of children

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-10-pesticides-stupid-agricultural-chemicals-lower-iq-of-children.html

Pesticides making America STUPID: Agricultural chemicals found to lower the IQ of children Sunday, June 10, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. ... Over a third of the U.K.’s native bee and hoverfly species are dying out – here’s why it spells trouble for crops Agricultural chemicals and destructive practices caused butterfly numbers to plummet by 66% Monsanto / Bayer hit with another jury decision that confirms Roundup (glyphosate) caused man’s cancer… 9,000 more lawsuits are pending, ...

The Agricultural Holocaust explained: the 10 worst ways GMOs threaten humanity and our natural world

https://www.naturalnews.com/046194_agricultural_holocaust_gmos_environmental_destruction.html

Why are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) a serious threat to humanity and the environment? ... As a result, farming practices (like seed saving) that have sustained humanity since the dawn of civilization are now being criminalized. "...

New Zealand under fire for alleged dirty food practices, questionable environmental standards

https://www.naturalnews.com/041538_contaminated_food_environmental_pollution_new_zealand.html

It is a country that admittedly invests millions of dollars each year into sustaining its "100 percent pure" image, which helps drive tourism and support the nation's multi-billion dollar export industry. ... Late last year, the same company identified the presence of dicyandiamide, an agricultural chemical, in some of its products as well, prompting an investigation. "...