Noteworthy: antibiotics and superbugs

Superbugs, caused by wanton use of antibiotics, have the potential to change human civilization: by erasing the gains made in fighting bacterial disease since WWII, destroying many of our weapons against cancer, killing infants and our injured, rendering hospitals even more dangerous.

Boys will be girls: “zombie” chemicals are pervasive

CHRIS WOOD: NATURAL SECURITYPublished Oct. 14, 2013 In Alberta rivers downstream from certain Intensive Livestock Operations – better-known as feedlots, where hundreds and even thousands of cattle are crowded together in foetid paddocks of manure and urine the more economically to supply