Green New Deal to remake US in radical left’s own image, warn experts

(Natural News) On March 31, President Joe Biden introduced a massive $2 trillion plan to overhaul the country’s infrastructure. Now, proponents of the Green New Deal (GND) see success for their proposal in Biden’s new plan. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who sponsored the GND in 2019, said she believed she and the other proponents of the deal influenced…

“Lost” ocean microplastics might be accumulating in estuaries, coastal environments

(Natural News) Marine microplastic pollution is a pervasive problem. Microplastics are small plastic fragments that form when larger pieces of plastic debris in aquatic environments break down due to exposure to the elements. But scientists have found that the amount of microplastic waste entering freshwater environments like streams and rivers differs from the amount of microplastic waste present…

Dubai strikes deal with American car company to launch self-driving taxis

(Natural News) American self-driving car company Cruise will launch its first “robotaxi” service in Dubai in 2023, with plans to have nearly 4,000 vehicles in operation there by 2030. The company, which is backed by American vehicle manufacturer General Motors, will also establish a new company in Dubai to handle the deployment. Cruise has entered…

Living near pesticide-treated farms raises risk of childhood brain tumors

(Natural News) Pregnant women living within 2.5 miles of agricultural lands treated with pesticides have a greater risk of their children developing central nervous system (CNS) tumors, according to a recent study. Published on Wednesday, March 31, in the Environmental Research journal, the study also revealed that the pregnant women did not have to be working in agriculture…

Drug lobby asks Biden to punish countries pushing for lowering costs of coronavirus vaccines

(Natural News) The drug industry has asked President Joe Biden’s administration to punish Colombia, India, South Africa and other countries that want to produce coronavirus vaccines without permission from the manufacturers, according to a recent report from GreatGameIndia. The drug industry has filed several documents with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the federal…

Harmful algal blooms can release lethal neurotoxins in the air, scientists warn

(Natural News) For the first time, researchers detected traces of a lethal toxin released by algal blooms in the air near a pond in Massachusetts. The discovery suggests that the neurotoxin called anatoxin-a (ATX) has the potential to become airborne. The researchers have reported the discovery in a paper published Thursday, April 1, in Lake and Reservoir Management….