Deforestation Disrupting Earth’s Carbon Cycle

Natural Systems Best For Carbon Capture, Sequestration

Trees and forests can capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air, return the oxygen to the atmosphere and store the carbon for centuries. Deforestation is disrupting this vital system, while contributing to global warming and climate change.

Trees and forests can absorb some of the carbon dioxide that we all produce in our daily lives. Unfortunately, our remaining forests are under siege. We can reverse the trend now by demanding forest conservation and reforesting as much land as possible.

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The Carbon Cycle is the movement of carbon, in its many forms, between all living plants and animals, the atmosphere, the oceans, and soil and rocks. Forests affect the carbon cycle.

    • On the negative side, the most important factor influencing the carbon cycle is deforestation which results in a permanent loss of forest cover and a large release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. Deforestation, which occurs primarily in tropical countries where forests are permanently cleared and converted to agriculture and urban settlement, is responsible for about 20 percent of global CO2 emissions.
    • On the positive side, planting fast-growing trees is the best way to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. By using wood sustainably, either to replace materials such as steel and concrete, or as a substitute for non-renewable fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas, CO2 emissions can be reduced. Every wood substitute, including steel, plastic and cement, requires more energy to produce than wood. One of the best ways to address climate change is to use more wood.

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Ways people can improve their impact on the Carbon Cycle:

  • plant trees to help store more carbon
  • use wood products from sustainably managed forests
  • use public transport, cycle or walk rather than driving
  • manage forests to grow healthy trees because healthy trees store more carbon
  • use renewable energy sources
  • avoid or reduce your use of non-renewable energy supplies such as coal, oil and gas
  • conserve electricity and heating fuels
  • reuse building materials thus storing carbon.

We have plans in place to plant millions of new trees across five nations in East Africa, while conserving millions of acres of primary forests. It’s one of the largest bio carbon capture projects on the planet today.

It’s estimated that each tree in the tropics removes about 50 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere each year. In temperate zones, where the growing seasons are shorter, carbon uptake is lower.

Depending on the climate and the tree, the equivalent of one hundred hectares of plantation trees (181,500 trees) will absorb about 30 tons of carbon dioxide per hectare/year. Meanwhile, each hectare of primary rainforest absorbs about 30 tons of CO2 per year.

The agricultural aspect of some urban forestry projects will offset additional carbon as fruit and vegetable production will absorb additional carbon dioxide. Meanwhile, many of these urban trees will lower energy demands in buildings, which will reduce carbon footprints of buildings by varying amounts. The carbon dioxide availability is higher in urban areas than surrounding areas, which should add to the uptake potential of urban sites.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Testing Democracy

Public Servants Defending Foreign Corporations Over American Citizens, Soil

Have you seen the protests in North Dakota and beyond over the latest oil pipeline? The profits of foreign corporations are now more important to the U.S. government than the lives of homeland defenders? Thanks to corruption and fascism, the U.S. is one crisis away from bankruptcy and suspension of the constitution (including the second amendment, social security and more). Meanwhile, the political discussion is all about walls, emails and other non-issues. The playbook is in place. It will continue to be executed by candidate A or B. It’s called the “Shock Doctrine.” It assures that our great nation is gutted and bled to death by traitors. It’s a new path to enrichment for the unscrupulous–those who would betray their mother for the devil. Down is the new up.

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Great nations don’t kill innocent, unarmed citizens. They don’t attack homeland defenders. They don’t bail out banks that prey on taxpayers. They don’t poison entire communities with drinking water. They don’t poison food and water with sewage sludge. Great nations don’t lie to military recruits and then abandon those who are lucky enough to survive the perils of war–our veterans. We are being led to slaughter by the best crisis coordinators that money can buy. Nations are now overthrown with bankruptcy, not bombs and bullets.

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Great citizens are what make great nations. Great citizens defend each other and their nation. They don’t wilt in the face of fascists who masquerade as patriots. These brave warriors in the Dakotas have their priorities straight. Water is more important than oil. Citizen engagement and inclusion are part of a healthy democracy. Anything less represents the slippery slope of fascism, which President Eisenhower warned us about when he left office. Citizenship isn’t a spectator sport. We owe our forefathers diligence and active engagement. We owe the same and more to our fallen, our veterans, our communities, our nation and ourselves.

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If you think that this election will change anything, think again. Better yet, read the “Shock Doctrine” by Naomi Klein. Civil disobedience is part of free speech, free-market capitalism and a free democracy. Civil disobedience is rarely glorious, but it is essential to free people and free markets. Therefore, I salute all of our brave soldiers as patriots. I salute all public servants who are representing the people fairly and honestly. I salute all patriots who speak out, stand up, sit down or do whatever they can to draw attention to the cancer that threatens the health and sustainability of this great nation and this beautiful planet. The protectors of our water are heroes. Colin Kaepernick is a hero. He isn’t disrespecting anyone. He’s demanding respect for everyone. He is defending this nation in the best way that he can. Waving flags and singing songs can’t (and should not be allowed to) whitewash the assault on this great nation by forces that place greed, fear and hate above patriotism.

The proof is in the pudding. Foreign corporations have more rights in America now than U.S. citizens. I agree with Donald Trump on one point. We can still make America great again. Be the change.

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Reforesting Tanzania To Defend Ecosystems

Program Hopes To Mitigate Climate Change, Wildlife Extinction

Ecosystems around the world are under assault like never before. The collapse of any ecosystem impacts life around the world–especially when the ecosystem is an anchor in Africa’s greenbelt.

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The greater Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania and Kenya is one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. If these ecosystems collapse, it will have a ripple effect across Africa and around the world.

The Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania has a great vision to defend the greater Kilimanjaro ecosystem with more than 10 million new seedlings, community engagement,wildlife conservation strategies and more. They will educate local stakeholders about sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture and wildlife management.

Tanzania lost more than half of its elephants to poachers over the past decade. They could be wiped out entirely in just five or six years.

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Adding to the crisis, there has been loss of wildlife habitat and biodiversity as a result of fragmentation and loss of critical ecosystem linkages and over-exploitation of the natural habitats. This loss of habitat brings humans and wildlife into more and more conflict over food, water and space–which means more bloodshed.

Conservationists are demanding more efforts to protect endangered species now. In a letter published July 27, 2016 in the journal BioScience, 43 wildlife conservationists warn that elephants, lions, rhinos, gorillas and many other species will become extinct without urgent intervention, which must include habitat conservation, community engagement and more.

We will plant trees for sustainable timber, rainfall management, groundwater conservation, food, wildlife habitat and other regional needs. We will include an urban forestry program that will help “street kids” generate food and income. The urban canopy can help capture pollutants and water runoff, while making the cities more resilient and energy efficient.

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Unlike past reforestation efforts in the region, we will focus on local needs and long-term sustainability. The seedlings are indigenous species that can help restore and protect the integrity of the ecosystem, while helping rural communities thrive as stewards of the land.

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Chronic Wasting Disease Fueled By Infectious Waste Dumped On Land

Biosolids Spreading Brain Disease To Wildlife

Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other forms of neurodegenerative disease are collectively becoming the leading cause of death around the world. Brain disease also continues to expand in wildlife. Is there a connection?

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Keep reading to find out why:

  • Alzheimer’s disease is an infectious prion disease;
  • Prion infectivity is in the bodily fluids of those with prion disease;
  • Wastewater treatment plants are spreading deadly prions via sewage sludge, biosolids and reclaimed wastewater.They also spread nuclear waste and toxic waste;
  • Wildlife are contracting prion disease from people because of this contamination. So are people. So are sea mammals.
  • Caregivers are in harm’s way because of widespread denial and mismanagement.
  • It’s time for several reforms. It’s time to reclassify biosolids and reclaimed wastewater as infectious waste. Prions are unstoppable. It’s time to enforce the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002.

The Epidemic

Alzheimer’s disease alone is killing 50-100 million people now. Millions more will contract the disease this year, while just as many will go undiagnosed and misdiagnosed.

Thanks to misinformation and the mismanagement of infectious waste and bodily fluids, people of all ages are now exposed to an expanding spectrum of brain disease. So are other mammals.

The most common forms of neurodegenerative disease include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS and -Jakob disease–the most aggressive and infectious of them all. According to Nobel Prize Laureate Stanley Prusiner, these brain diseases are part of the same disease spectrum—prion disease. It’s also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is transmissible.

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Prion disease also includes chronic wasting disease among cervids (deer) and mad cow disease among cattle. It’s been found in dozens of mammals.

Pandora’s Box

Many factors are contributing to the epidemic. Unfortunately, it appears that Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are just as infectious as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The bodily fluids of people with prion disease are infectious. Prions are the X factor in the global epidemic.

Prion disease is a spectrum disease that varies in severity. It also varies depending on which region of the brain is impacted first. It affects most, if not all, mammals. Prion disease causes memory loss, impaired coordination, and abnormal movements. Prions are an infectious form of glycoprotein that can propagate throughout the body. TSE surveillance is important for public health and food safety because TSEs have the potential of crossing from animals to humans, as seen with the spread of mad cow disease. TSEs also have the potential of being transmitted from humans to animals. The most common example is chronic wasting disease (CWD) among deer species.

CWD was first detected in deer in North America. Then it was detected in a variety of other animals, including an elephant at the Oakland zoo. It’s been found in a variety of animals across the United States and Canada. All hypotheses seem to center around contaminated feed and deer farmers. Then the deer spread the disease via nose-to-nose contact. Those theories were just rocked by the discovery of CWD in Norway in moose and reindeer. The disease didn’t jump the Atlantic from the Americas. However, Norway dumps tons of infectious waste on land every year–infectious waste from people with prion disease.

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It’s not known which patients with brain disease become infectious or when. The medical community prefers to ignore the topic. The legal industry is about to have a bonanza because negligence is the rule and not the exception regarding Alzheimer’s disease and the mismanagement of infectious waste. Savvy neurologists won’t touch patients with these symptoms because of the risks. Unfortunately, caregivers aren’t warned accordingly.

Prions are unstoppable. The pathogen spreads through the bodily fluids and cell tissue of its victims. The blood, saliva, mucus, milk, urine and feces of victims are infectious. Wastewater treatment doesn’t touch prions. In fact, these facilities are now helping incubate and distribute prions via solids and wastewater released. Once unleashed on the environment, prions remain infectious. They migrate, mutate and multiply as they infect crops, water supplies and more.

When the U.S. government enacted the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, it classified prions as select agents that pose an extreme risk to food, water and much more. Unfortunately, the CDC quietly took prions off the list because the regulation criminalized entire industries and several reckless practices.

Unfortunately, prions linger in the environment, homes, hospitals, nursing homes, dental offices and beyond infinitely. Prions defy all attempts at sterilization and inactivation.

Prions shed from humans are the most deadly. They demand more respect than radiation. They’re being ignored by regulators and industry alike. As such, food and water sources are being contaminated with the deadliest forms of prions. Municipal water systems can’t stop them from reaching water taps in millions of homes. Filtration doesn’t phase them.

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Planning Can Make Or Break Advocacy Campaigns

Coalitions, Grassroots Campaigns Can Influence Policy Reform

Citizen movements continue changing the world in the face of corruption, cronyism and mismanagement. It’s a dynamic that needs to gain momentum now more than ever as the clash between public health, public property and public servants reaches new heights around the world. It’s up to citizens and nonprofit organizations to purge these threats to democracy and citizens.

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Most nonprofit organizations could boost their impact with more aggressive advocacy campaigns. Much of the sector needs to shift from just responding to problems to trying to address the root causes of those problems. They must build awareness, understanding and support from all stakeholder groups.

The power to share information and engage stakeholders has never been greater, but most organizations aren’t making the most of opportunities. These failures are costly. To help you avoid missed opportunities, here is a quick checklist of strategies and tactics that can help organize and optimize most campaigns.

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Internal Communication Strategy

All advocacy campaigns begin internally. Make sure that you notify, educate, motivate and empower your support structure first. Members, customers, employees, allies and others will help you start the parade and they can serve as spokespeople, recruiters, donors, volunteers and more. They will play instrumental roles of disseminating information and opinions via social media. Be sure to segment out these groups as much as possible for tailored messages and different calls to action.

Better Advocacy and Lobbying

Lobbying is when an organization tries to influence the outcome for proposed legislation through communications with legislators and their staff. All lobbying is advocacy, but not all advocacy is lobbying. Nonprofits can hire lobbyists and use staff for lobbying, but it’s important to know the rules to protect your campaign and the policymakers from violating procedural rules.


Legislator engagement and education can be different than lobbying, especially when the legislature is out of session. It’s important to build awareness, understanding and support for your issues outside of the legislative process. Be sure to target newly elected legislators, committee chairs, past allies, past foes and others who can hurt or help your cause. The pursuit of common ground can yield important alliances and neutralize the most challenging adversaries.

Elected officials respond best to messages from people they know well and from the people they represent, their constituents. While your top level (grass tops) advocates are talking with many different elected officials, support those efforts with you front line (grassroots) supporters should be mobilized and directed to the elected officials that represent their districts.

Harness Public Opinion

Public opinion still influences most public policy, but the battle for the hearts and minds of citizens, communities and leaders is fierce. Plus, people are being bombarded with issues at an accelerating rate, so gaining attention and keeping audiences engaged long enough to act is part of the challenge.

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Every issue is different, which means that every campaign is different. However, the assessment and planning process is fairly standard. The following checklist is a simple overview of our planning process at Crossbow.

Stakeholder Research and Segmentation. Start a list of all groups that share a stake in the issue and the outcome. Build and buy lists with current contact information. Make sure that you can segment that list based on a variety of factors to help you send custom messages to each group as appropriate. Learn as much as possible about each group and each contact.

Competitive Research. Who stands in your way and why? What can you do to overcome their objections? What can be done to neutralize their voice and influence?

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Zika Virus Fueled By Infectious Waste

Mosquitoes One Of Many Vectors Spreading Brain Disease

Solutions begin with the truth. Infectious mosquitoes are a symptom of mismanaged infectious waste. There are several steps that we can take to stop the spread of Zika virus and the broader threat of neurodegenerative disease.

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  1. Stop spreading misinformation. Neurodegenerative disease is infectious and millions of victims are producing tons of infectious waste every day (blood, saliva, mucus, urine, feces and tissue) that ends up in the sewage stream. Deadly and unstoppable contagions known as prions proceed to mutate and multiply from there.
  1. Stop dumping infectious waste on land like it’s fertilizer. It’s contaminating our food and water supplies. It’s feeding and infecting mosquitoes. The pathways to you and your family are numerous. Mosquitoes are just one.
  1. Declare war on infectious waste, not just mosquitoes. It’s time to reclassify sewage sludge and biosolids as infectious waste not fertilizer. Enforce the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, which is there to protect our food, water and air from deadly agents, including nerve agents found in modern sewage streams and wastewater treatment plants.

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Mismanaged sewage is fueling the Zika virus, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, Parkinson’s disease, chronic wasting disease. mad cow disease. It’s even killing sea mammals.

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Sewage Sludge On Crops A Public Health Disaster

Contamination Spreading Brain Disease In Humans, Wildlife and Livestock

In 1972, world leaders realized that dumping millions of tons of sewage sludge into the oceans killed entire underwater ecosystems. Some nations stopped the dumping immediately, while others did not.

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The U.S., for example, finally passed the Ocean Dumping Ban Act of 1988. It required dumping all municipal sewage sludge and industrial waste on land. That meant dumping it into landfills or dumping it openly on land, including farms, ranches, national forests, city parks, golf courses, playgrounds, sport fields and beyond. The Act went into effect in 1992 and it sparked a public health disaster. The practice is spreading pathogens to people, livestock, wildlife and beyond every day. It’s also fueling mosquitoes with the Zika virus and others that cause brain disease.

Landfills designed to handle this toxic soup are extremely expensive. So, the dumpers hired a public relations firm to convince unsuspecting citizens that neurotoxins and carcinogens are fertilizer. The PR firm started calling this toxic waste biosolids. It’s even sold in bags at your local home and garden store as soil for your garden and potting plants. It’s death dirt.

Since then, millions of tons of sewage sludge have been given to farmers as fertilizer and dumped into food and water supplies around the world every year. Those farmers and ranchers who don’t believe that “fertilizer” bullshit are being paid to dump sewage sludge on their land and shut up. Sick livestock are sold or buried as quickly as possible. Those that make it to market are consumed by people and pets, while permanently contaminating everything that they touch.

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The landowners are held harmless if the sewage sludge causes damage to people or property downwind, downstream or on the dinner table. Landowners are literally making a killing with government assistance.

Unfortunately, the practice of dumping extreme quantities of sewage sludge on land has created an even bigger public health problem. It’s killing people, wildlife, livestock and sea mammals downstream.

Prions are infectious proteins responsible for a group of diseases known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is transmissible. TSEs have been given a wide range of confusing names to keep innocent citizens from connecting the dots of this global disaster, including:

  • bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in cattle;
  • scrapie in sheep;
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans; and
  • chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose and reindeer.
  • badgers, mink, cats, elephants, dolphins and many other mammalian species have died from TSE. The concept of a species barrier is a myth. A deadly prion is a deadly prion. They don’t discriminate.

According to Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS and Huntington’s disease also are on the TSE spectrum. All are fatal, neurodegenerative brain diseases.

Stanley Prusiner and prions

Infectious prions are in the bodily fluids of its victims, including blood, urine, mucus, saliva and feces. As such, these victims send prions to the municipal sewage treatment plant where they remain untouched. Wastewater effluent and sewage sludge applied to land recycles prions into the environment. Once dumped on open land, prions remain infectious. Irrigation, precipitation and wind carry the prions into groundwater, streams, lakes, oceans and airways, including homes, offices and beyond.

Reckless wastewater treatment policies and practices are now fueling a global epidemic of neurodegenerative disease among people, wildlife and livestock. In fact, Europe just reported its first case of chronic wasting disease in a reindeer in Norway. There will be many more.

The risk assessments for the land application of sewage sludge (LASS) are based on fraud and outdated information. The risk assessments were developed back in the 1970s and 1980s–before we knew about prions and other killers in modern sewage streams, including many forms of infectious medical waste. These fraudulent risk assessments make the entire practice illegal. Common sense makes them immoral and a crime against humanity.

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Because of these reckless practices, it’s time to reform many laws, practices and policies. For example, it’s vital to demand testing for mad cow disease in beef cattle and hope like hell that dairy producers aren’t spreading the disease in milk, cheese and meat. There is no reliable test for live animals, yet, which means that animal health is paramount for public health. There also is no testing of crops grown in sewage sludge, despite the science that has proven that crops for humans and livestock absorb the toxins and pathogens that they are grown in–including deadly prions.

Ironically, the United States passed homeland defense laws to protect our food and water supplies from potential terrorists. Many other nations followed suit. When the U.S. government enacted the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, it classified prions as select agents that pose an extreme risk to food, water and much more. With reckless policy, the U.S. transferred responsibility for the management of select agents in the U.S. to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC–a private corporation that seems to act as the Coverup Division). These questionable defenders of public health quietly took prions off the list about 10 years later because the regulation criminalized entire industries and several reckless practices. They obviously chose to defend someone’s bottom line instead of public health.

Unfortunately, prions linger in the environment, homes, hospitals, nursing homes, dental offices and beyond infinitely. They migrate, mutate, multiply and kill with unparalleled efficiency. Prions defy all attempts at sterilization and inactivation.

Prions shed from humans are the most deadly. They demand more respect than radiation. They’re being ignored by regulators and industry alike. As such, food and water sources are being contaminated with the deadliest forms of prions. Municipal water systems can’t stop them from reaching water taps in millions of homes. Filtration doesn’t phase them.

As stated earlier, the risk assessments for biosolids, sewage sludge and reclaimed wastewater were questionable when they were developed and they are total failures now. Plus, these risk assessments do not account for the possibility of sewage sludge dumped on land going airborne via windstorms and tornadoes. These events now leave a trail of sickness and death in their wake. Airborne sewage is a killer. It dumps the toxins, pathogens and superbugs everywhere.

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Unfortunately, the U.S. exported these ridiculous ideas to other nations who proceeded to contaminate their food and water supplies with sewage. If hospitals can’t stop prions, neither can the brain surgeons at wastewater treatment plants.

The legislation banning ocean dumping was very explicit about the need to stop dumping potentially infectious medical waste into the oceans. Ironically, the current policy that promotes LASS ignores the risk of infectious medical waste and many other threats. It also ignores radionuclides, endocrine disruptors, birth control pills, antibiotics, flame-retardants and other toxins and superbugs. This toxic waste belongs in a lined landfill not our watersheds and food supplies. It’s time for immediate reforms.

The same sewage-borne toxins and pathogens are still contaminating our oceans. Now, they’re dumped in further upstream. Entire watersheds are now being infected—including the oceans. The body count among people, livestock and wildlife has been stacking up ever since ocean dumping began phasing out.

Biosolids and other forms of sewage mismanagement are now fueling a global epidemic of neurological disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, autism,mad cow disease, chronic wasting disease, microcephaly and more. Industry and governments are scrambling to blame the global epidemic on anything but contaminated soil, water, food and air. They are playing dumb in the face of fraud and scientific suppression. Negligence is too kind of a word for these sociopaths.

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Sewage sludge and reclaimed wastewater also contaminate our food with listeria, e-coli, salmonella and other killers. In fact, scientists are forced to come up with deceptive new names for the growing list of sewage-related ailments, including Zika virus, West Nile virus, epizoic hemorrhagic fever, equine herpes, valley fever and others. Industrial disease.

As mentioned earlier, crops contaminated by sewage sludge can uptake prions and deliver them throughout the plant. Plants then deliver the deadly prions to mammals that consume the plant. In fact, infected plants are spreading prion diseases to several species, including humans. When hamsters consumed infected wheat grass, the animals were infected with prion disease. Researchers also found deadly prions in plants exposed to infected urine and feces.

“These findings demonstrate that plants can efficiently bind infectious prions and act as carriers of infectivity, suggesting a possible role of environmental prion contamination in the horizontal transmission of the disease,” said Claudio Soto, the lead investigator from the University of Texas at Houston.

Killer prions are impossible to stop. Prions are contributing to the death of millions of people now. Victims produce and spread prions daily because they’re in the bodily fluids of all victims. Millions of people with brain disease are contaminating their homes and communities, while exposing caregivers and family members to the contagion. The sewage from these victims is contaminating the local wastewater treatment plant and everything that enters or leaves these facilities, including reclaimed wastewater and sewage sludge. Once dumped on open land, these contagions remain infectious as they migrate, mutate and multiply forever.

Prions demand containment and isolation, not distribution and consumption through air, food and water. These toxins demand lined landfills not reckless dumping on our dinner tables. Since prions migrate, mutate and multiply, dilution is not a solution. Prions are a public health nightmare, not to mention the carnage taking place among other mammals.

The world has never done an effective job of managing its sewage. It’s an industry that drives by looking in the rear view mirror. It only swerves when the dead-end road is littered with body bags. After enough people get sick and die, new alternatives emerge. Today is no different.

We now have nearly eight billion people competing for food, water, open spaces and places to dump their sewage. As prion disease spreads and as industrial-scale agriculture becomes more intensive, sewage is becoming deadlier by the day. The stakes have never been higher.

The bodies are stacking up. The contamination grows stronger and spreads further every day. It’s time to stop dumping sewage sludge on land because of the prion risk and many others that are not accounted for in the antiquated and fraudulent risk assessments. It’s time for citizens to defend our land, water and air. Homelands around the world are under assault and ISIS has nothing to do with it. The terrorists are home-grown traitors. It’s treason.

Today, the land application of sewage sludge is killing mammals and more around the world. Pathogens in sludge are causing brain disease, cancer and death. Let’s take a meaningful stand for food safety. Just say no to sewage sludge in our watersheds and food supplies. Demand the use of lined landfills and possibly pyrolysis.

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The Problem With Prions

Prion Disease Spreading Globally

Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering, naming and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease. President Obama awarded Prusiner the National Medal of Science in 2010 to recognize the rising importance of his research. Unfortunately, U.S. policy on many fronts ignores the perils of prions. Most countries are guilty of the same offense.

Stanley Prusiner and prions

When the U.S. government enacted the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, it included a provision to halt research on prions in all but two laboratories. It classified prions as select agents that pose an extreme risk to food, water and more. It was a step in the right direction.

Unfortunately, industry pressure convinced the Center For Disease Control to quietly take prions off the list of special agents two years ago. Keeping prions listed threatened to outlaw several multi-billion dollar industries. This reversal kept the floodgates open to the prion threat. Especially regarding sewage, agriculture and water reclamation industries.

The problem with prions is that they linger in the environment infinitely because they defy all attempts at sterilization and inactivation. Unlike viruses or bacteria, prions are not alive. Therefore, they can’t be killed. Victims contaminate cups, dishes, utensils, air and much more with just their saliva, mucus, cough or sneeze. Victims also visit doctors and dentists every day. Some have surgery. Unfortunately, surgical and dental instruments used on these victims are hopelessly contaminated. Hospitals have been successfully sued because of the negligence and the exposure. Now, medical instruments are thrown away after known prion exposure.

Pandora-like prions are out of the box and contaminating homes, communities and entire watersheds—including our food and water supplies. It’s time for government and industry to lead, follow or get out of the way of the truth and solutions.

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Alzheimer’s disease is a member of an aggressive family of neurodegenerative diseases known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is “transmissible.” The spectrum of TSEs includes Alzheimer’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakobmad cow and chronic wasting disease in deer. It appears that autism is part of the same spectrum. Few, if any, mammals are immune.

TSEs are unstoppable and incurable. The pathogen spreads through the bodily fluids and cell tissue of its victims. Prions have been detected in the blood, urine, mucus, feces, milk, saliva and aerosols from victims of the disease. Blood alone assures that every ounce of the victim is contaminated. As organs and tissue become infected, the body sheds more and more prions into the environment every day. Exposure to these prions puts caregivers in harm’s way. A new study from Duke University found that caregivers of people with dementia are six times more likely to contract the disease.

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It doesn’t matter how the person acquires the disease, victims of prion disease are infectious long before they appear sick. These carriers are leading normal lives, while the disease incubates within. These walking victims are donating blood, eating at your favorite restaurant, going to your dentist and loading public sewer systems with every flush. Unfortunately, much of the sewage is dumped where it contaminates your food and your water.

Prions spread uncontrollably and contaminate everything that they touch—much like radiation. Unlike radiation, however, prions do not deplete themselves. They migrate, mutate, multiply and kill with unparalleled efficiency. Each victim becomes an incubator and a distributor of the Pandora-like pathogen. The human prion is resistant to both heat and chemicals. It’s reported that prions released from people are up to a hundred thousand times more difficult to deactivate than prions from most animals.

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Prion diseases are killing humans, wildlife and livestock around the world today. It’s been gaining momentum over the past century. So has mismanagement by government, some researchers and industry.

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IV Nutrition Therapy Promotes Wellness

Why Deliver Nutrients Intravenously

Many individuals go to the doctor complaining about similar symptoms. They can’t shake the fatigue that makes them feel sluggish all day, they feel like they get sick every time the temperature changes and they just don’t feel as young as they used to. If this describes you, it may be because you’re not getting enough of the right vitamins and minerals to keep you active and healthy.


Intravenous nutrient therapy can help you break out of your rut, have more energy and stave off illness. Many individuals in the United States have a vitamin B12 deficiency. Research shows that up to 40 percent of people in the United States have levels of vitamin B12 that fall below the normal range. Although this vitamin is crucial for metabolism and energy, the people who are deficient are often those who need the vitamin the most.

In order to get vitamin B12 from food, your stomach acid must act on the food, releasing the vitamin so your body can use it. Certain medications or conditions that affect the digestive system can affect your absorption of this vitamin. Vitamin B12 shots deliver the vitamin in a form your body can use immediately, regardless of underlying digestive issues.

You may pop a multivitamin every day or take a plethora of oral supplements each day, each one carefully selected to prevent or manage a specific aspect of your health. However, this may not be enough. Administering IV vitamins can put more of what you need into your bloodstream than simply swallowing a supplement. For example, IV administration of vitamin C delivers 50 to 100 times as much of the nutrient into your bloodstream than taking a pill.

Higher doses of certain vitamins can affect your body differently than lower doses. High doses of IV vitamin C can deliver results similar to those of over-the-counter antiviral medications or antihistamines without the side effects that come with taking it orally.

Nutrient deficiencies often occur at the cellular level, and IV vitamin therapy can help essential vitamins and minerals enter the cells and remain there to perform more effective healing.

If you’re feeling run down, stressed or on the verge of coming down with a virus, IV vitamin and nutrient therapy can provide the vitamins and minerals your body needs to regenerate cells, increase your energy, boost your metabolism and help you fight disease.

When you’re feeling particularly overwhelmed with life, your blood pressure may increase, you may have trouble sleeping and your stress hormones may be on overdrive, putting you at risk for illness. The B vitamins, magnesium and other nutrients in IV nutrient therapy can instantly lower your anxiety and blood pressure, leaving you with a sense of calm.

If a boost of vitality is what you need, high doses of vitamin C can invigorate your cells, revitalizing you and helping to ward off sickness. The right combination of B vitamins and other minerals included in IV nutrient therapy can help you turn fuel into energy, improving your mood, boosting your motivation and helping with attention and memory problems so you can perform your best.

Glutathione and lipoic acid can help the liver to filter out toxins from the body. These antioxidants, as well as amino acids, vitamin C, B vitamins and magnesium can load up the body with everything it needs to recover from illness, detoxify itself from contaminants and boost the immune system.

The right combination of nutrients can help reduce inflammation, which can help athletes recover from training. This can also be a boon to individuals with muscle aches and fatigue that result from other health conditions.

The nutrients in IV cocktails, especially vitamin B12, can work as a hangover cure. Vitamin B12 helps the body metabolize alcohol and floods you with energy. Electrolytes help equalize the salt and potassium imbalance caused by dehydration. Other minerals help depleted cells get exactly what they need so you can function optimally after a night of overindulgence instead of feeling fuzzy, nauseated and dizzy.

This specialized formula adds L-carnitine to help your body burn fat for energy, along with MIC to further eliminate fat and toxins from the body, and chromium for fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis.

Anti Aging Benefits

Get your daily dose of youth with this special blend of anti-aging and antioxidant nutrients that enhance how you look, feel and heal. A high concentration of vitamin C protects from free radicals and promotes healthy skin and nails, while vitamin B12 fights fatigue, and trace minerals and magnesium provide an inner peace and outer glow.

Refresh your beauty and your body with this mini-yet-mighty dosage of anti-aging nutrients that turn back the clock and turn up your energy.

One of the most commonly used blends of IV vitamins and minerals is the Meyers cocktail. This mixture of magnesium, B vitamins, calcium and vitamin C was initially given to patients by John Myers, a physician who noticed the many benefits of administering these crucial nutrients intravenously. The cocktail is beneficial in treating a variety of illnesses, symptoms and discomforts, such as fibromyalgia, respiratory infections, sinus infections, seasonal allergies, menstrual cramps, asthma, and fatigue.

You don’t have to be sick to benefit from IV nutrition. The therapy can simply enhance your overall wellness and help you feel your best, especially if you know you’ve slacked on healthy eating, getting rest and exercising. If you’re getting IV nutrients for chronic illness, you may see such drastic improvements over time that you can dial down on the frequency of your visits.

In some cases, it’s necessary to return on a regular basis to maintain results. Outcomes vary depending on the reason for the therapy, the symptoms and the dosage, but many people choose to undergo therapy regularly because it dramatically improves their quality of life.

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Documentary Probes Causes, Treatments For Alzheimer’s Disease

Neurodegenerative Disease Surging Globally

As you know, Alzheimer’s disease is no laughing matter. It’s deadly. It’s incurable. It’s killing more than 50 million people around the world right now. The good news is that it is largely a preventable disease. It’s also a treatable disease. As this new film explains, food is our best hope for both prevention and treatment.

Food For Thought: Beat Alzheimer’s Disease With Smart Food, is a new online video series that is being produced by Crossbow Communications. It will be complete and ready for online viewers in early 2016. Opportunities are still available for donors, sponsors and investors.

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Unfortunately, there are many more questions than answers regarding neurodegenerative disease. Precise diagnoses are largely a shot in the dark and a process of elimination. Most doctors are unable to distinguish between advanced forms of Alzheimer’s disease and the highly aggressive and contagious version known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). Experts suggest that these diagnoses are wrong at least 25 percent of the time.

These misdiagnoses and millions of other suppressed diagnoses represent a nightmare for caregivers and the public at large. It’s just the tip of an iceberg regarding misinformation and mismanagement that is fueling this devastating global epidemic.

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The most common forms of neurodegenerative disease include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. They’re all part of the same disease spectrum—known as prion disease. Prion disease also impacts wildlife, sea mammals and livestock. Mad cow disease is a form of prion disease. There is no species barrier.

Death rates from heart disease, cancer and other leading causes of death are dropping thanks to advances in medicine and disease management. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease is the one glaring exception. It’s spreading exponentially. Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing cause of death today. If we had accurate mortality statistics, we would likely find that they are already the leading cause of death around the world.

Neurodegenerative disease is crippling entire families. Some experts predict that it will cripple entire nations within the next decade. It could be the greatest health threat that the world has ever seen. It’s time to rethink this battle.

There are many factors contributing to the global epidemic. Unfortunately, the growing number of victims is contributing to the epidemic.

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Evidence suggests that Alzheimer’s disease is just as contagious as CJD. Even if it is not, it should be managed as though it is— given the imprecise diagnostics and the high rate of CJD being misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s. There is zero evidence that suggests that Alzheimer’s disease is not contagious.

Despite billions of dollars spent on research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has only approved six drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease. There is still no cure for this devastating disease, and no effective treatments. Alzheimer’s drugs are often of little to no benefit at all. Prevention is paramount.

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The good news is that there are many steps that you and your family can take to help avoid neurodegenerative disease. As we will explain, some foods and water sources are safer than others. Plus, many foods offer promising treatments that can extend the quality of life for those who have the disease.

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