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French Government Bans GM Maize MON 810
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, EU, Ecology, Food, France, Law )

Ray
- 380 days ago - rt.com
France's agricultural ministry on Saturday banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto's genetically modified maize MON 810, after France highest court twice previously struck down similar measures.
Monsanto's Roundup May Be Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease, New Study Suggests
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, Asia, Central America, Ecology, Health, Monsanto )

Ray
- 396 days ago - rt.com
A heretofore inexplicable fatal, chronic kidney disease that has affected poor farming regions around the globe may be linked to the use of biochemical giant Monsanto's Roundup herbicide in areas with hard water, a new study has found.
Exxon CEO: Don't Frack in My Backyard
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 402 days ago - rt.com
The CEO of ExxonMobil - the top producer of natural gas in the US - has joined a lawsuit that challenges the construction of a water tower connected to hydraulic fracturing operations near his Texas home, given that it may reduce the property value.
'World's First' Farmer Trial Over GM Crop Contamination Begins in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Conflict, Court, Ecology, Food, GMO, Health, Law, Monsanto )

Ray
- 413 days ago - rt.com
A landmark legal battle between two farmers over alleged GM contamination has started in the Western Australian Supreme Court. The case is expected to determine GM farmers' liability if their crops affect neighboring territories.
5 Ways to Help Save the Bees | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: bees, population decline, ecology, protection, environment )

Tamara
- 726 days ago - mnn.com
Honey bees are an important part of our ecological fabric, but their population is dwindling. See what you can do to help save the bees.
Does High Consumption Mean a Better Life?
Offbeat  (tags: Footprint, ecology, human, developed )

Tarequl
- 1625 days ago - wwf.panda.org
The Ecological Footprint shows that richer, more developed countries tend to consume more than poorer, less developed countries. But if we plot Footprint against human development, we see their relationship is not linear.
   

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