DARK WATERS (2019 FULL FILM)

nov 19 2022 Dark Waters is a 2019 American legal thriller film directed by Todd Haynes and written by Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The story dramatizes Robert Bilott’s case against the chemical manufacturing corporation DuPont after they contaminated a town with unregulated chemicals. It stars Mark Ruffalo as Bilott, along with Anne Hathaway,Continue reading “DARK WATERS (2019 FULL FILM)”

ARE TOXIC CHEMICALS CAUSING A FERTILITY CRISIS?

19 nov 2022 Worldwide fertility has dropped more than 50 percent in the past 50 years, and the decline shows no sign of slowing. Shanna H. Swan, PhD, a leading environmental and reproductive epidemiologist, has spent more than two decades studying the impact of environmental chemicals and pharmaceuticals on reproductive tract development and neurodevelopment. InContinue reading “ARE TOXIC CHEMICALS CAUSING A FERTILITY CRISIS?”

Sounding the Alarm on Connection Between Fertility and Pesticide Exposure

A systematic review of scientific studies on pesticides and fertility finds exposure associated with lower semen quality, DNA fragmentation and chromosomal abnormalities. By  Beyond Pesticides Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A systematic review of scientific studies on pesticides and fertility finds exposure associated with lower semen quality,Continue reading “Sounding the Alarm on Connection Between Fertility and Pesticide Exposure”

Jury Hears Opening Statements in Latest Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Trial

A St. Louis jury on Wednesday heard opening statements in a new Roundup cancer trial, the latest in a long line-up of coming courtroom battles over allegations that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller causes cancer. 08/04/22 By  Carey Gillam Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A St. LouisContinue reading “Jury Hears Opening Statements in Latest Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Trial”

Neonicotinoids: The Toxic Pesticide That’s Killing Bees and Threatening Global Food Security

06/07/22 Scientists say neonicotinoids (“neonics” for short), a highly toxic and widely used family of pesticides, is killing off bees and other pollinators — and threatening ecosystem health and food security. By  Courtney Lindwall Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. Around the world, bees and otherContinue reading “Neonicotinoids: The Toxic Pesticide That’s Killing Bees and Threatening Global Food Security”

Neurotoxic Pesticides Disrupt Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

A study published in The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology found environmental exposure to neurotoxic pesticides increases Parkinson’s Disease risk through gastrointestinal disruption. By  Beyond Pesticides Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A study published in The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology finds environmentalContinue reading “Neurotoxic Pesticides Disrupt Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk of Parkinson’s Disease”