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Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 35 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
BP Oil Spill Update: Dolphins With Missing Teeth and Lung Disease Found in Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: BP Oil Spill, bottlenose dolphins, oceans, animals, healthconditions, pollution, nature, protection, habitatdestruction, science, research, wildlife, habitat )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - rawstory.com
Bottlenose dolphins with missing teeth, lung disease, and abnormal hormone levels were found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico a year after the BP oil spill, US researchers say.
Wyoming Bans Teaching Climate Change in Schools
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 129 days ago - ringoffireradio.com
The state of Wyoming has blocked a set of national teaching standards for science because the standards will teach students about climate change.
Decline Of Monarch Butterflies Linked To Spread Of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: GM food, GM Risks, Spread of GM Crops, Loss of Monarch Butterflies, Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, animals, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 53 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The main cause of the monarch butterfly's decline is the loss of milkweed -- its food -- in its U.S. breeding grounds, a new study has found. That all but confirms that the spread of genetically modified crops is indirectly killing the monarch.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, environment, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, Kidney Disease, medicine, prevention, protection, research, Round Up, safety, science, study )

Kit
- 129 days ago - cornucopia.org
The mystery of what is causing thousands to die each year from a fatal kidney disease may now be solved, with evidence pointing to the world's most heavily used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) as the primary culprit.
Acid Test: Rising CO2 Levels Killing Ocean Life
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kit
- 361 days ago - livescience.com
The ocean absorbs approximately one-third of all human-caused carbon dioxide emissions at a rate of 300 tons per second, which helps slow global climate change. But, due to that carbon dioxide absorption, the ocean is now 30 percent more acidic-->
Tell the FDA: GMOs Aren't Natural ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food, "natural", prevention, science, health, family )

Nancy
- 206 days ago - care2.com
In an effort to stall the lawsuits, defense lawyers have convinced at least one judge that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), not the courts, should decide whether GMOs are "natural".
Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance Test Toxicity In The Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Ocean Alliance, animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 54 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance Set Sail on "Operation Toxic Gulf 2014" The Campaign will Document the Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Toxic Oil Dispersants on Gulf of Mexico Whales, and Other Ocean Life.
7 Horrifying Things About the Chicken You Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, animals, bad food, children, chicken, disease, dishonesty, ethics, health, humans, illness, investigation, prevention, protection, research, risks, science )

Kit
- 284 days ago - alternet.org
Many people eat only chicken to avoid the health and environmental questions surrounding red meat. Yet the track record of US chicken may be worse.
*Take Action* - Honey Bees Can't Wait -- Save America's Pollinators NOW
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, world )

Kit
- 202 days ago - soe.salsalabs.com
Bees are dying faster and faster here in the U.S. yet the EPA insists on waiting until 2018 to review the safety of the pesticides thought to cause the deaths. But our bees can't wait four more years and neither can we.
Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

Nancy
- 202 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
Gold-Plated Nano-Bits Find, Destroy Cancer Cells
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, healthcare, investigation, medicine, news, research, science, treatment )

Kit
- 284 days ago - news.cornell.edu
Comparable to nano-scale Navy Seals, Cornell scientists have merged tiny gold and iron oxide particles to work as a team, then added antibody guides to steer the team through the bloodstream toward colorectal cancer cells.
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 19 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
 

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