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Human Feces Fertilize Ontario Farms

I met an organic farmer at the Green Living Show in Toronto a few weeks back who said sludge is being sprayed over crops as fertilizers. “they don’t even hide it” he says. “everyone in the area knows”. The average Ontario farmer earns $-15,000 /…

The Disappearing Male – CBC Documentary on Chemicals and Declining Male Fertility and Birth Rate

[googlevideo]http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7530701744597358451[/googlevideo] This documentary brings up a number of interesting facts about the effects of chemicals, specifically phthalates and Bisphenol A on male reproductive systems and the declining male birth rate.  With the declining male birth rates and the rise of male infertility, we are experiencing…

Cleaning Silver Naturally

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qVErP-4anI[/youtube] The above video details a method using baking soda.  See one with salt below. A lot of us eco-nuts have silver jewelry that needs to be cleaned occasionally, lest it leave black marks on our wrists, fingers, or ears.  Problem is, most jewelry polish…