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Posted on: Sep 7, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

A new study shows that children exposed to pesticides in womb are twice as likely to be overweight.

Posted on: May 26, 2008, Source: The Independent

The Iraq War means oil costs three times more than it should. How are our lives going to change with oil heading toward $200 a barrel?

Posted on: May 4, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Speculators blamed for driving up price of basic foods as 100 million face severe hunger.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Brain expert warns of huge rise in tumors and calls on industry to take immediate steps to reduce radiation.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2008, Source: The Independent

Phone makers' own scientists discover that bedtime use can lead to headaches, confusion and depression.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2007, Source: Independent UK

Research into the link between regular cell phone use and brain cancer reveals the risks rise significantly after 10 years.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2007, Source: The Independent

Performed on seven continents and watched by two billion people over the weekend, the Live Earth concerts spoke directly to the disastrous effects humanity is having on our planet's ecosystem. <i><b>Plus:</b> Video of Al Gore's speech.</i>

Posted on: Nov 24, 2006, Source: The Independent UK

The continent burning into a desert Nowhere is the effect of global warming more dangerous than in Somalia, where the worst drought in 40 years is affecting the lives of 1.8 million people.