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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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Bee-Killing Pesticide More Dangerous Than Previously Believed

The decade-long debate over the safety of neonicotinoid ("neonics") may be coming to an end. New developments from around the world demonstrate that these pesticides are not only a threat to bees, but…

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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New Hampshire Initiates Bill to Label Genetically-Modified Foods

Now that genetically-modified foods will soon require labeling in Maine, New Hampshire is considering following suit. The House subcommittee has begun work on a GMO-Labeling bill that would require fo…

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Monsanto Stock in Danger, Investor Warns

I was shocked to read a story in Canada's highly conservative national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, a couple of days ago in which well-known investor and columnist Chris Umiastowski, P.Eng., MBA, wa…

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5 Amazing Efforts to Save the Bees

Many environmental problems can feel overwhelming. Even if you can inspire action on a local level, to cut carbon emissions for example, the impact of those cuts is usually masked by the juggernaut…

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Evict Monsanto!

It’s time to follow the lead of Hawaiians who are working to evict Monsanto from their land…and for good reason.  Monsanto and other corporations have been leasing land from schools for experimentatio…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

It’s not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.  But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.  And, I'd …

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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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Eating Invasives: Delicious or Dangerous?

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy Warm spring days evoke a strong memory of my grandmother. She's hunched over the yard, seemingly picking randomly at the grass. Her short stature and rapid mo…

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