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Offshore Fracking in California: What Could Go Wrong?
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, nature, pollution, water )

- 1751 days ago -
Not only is offshore fracking a thing, but it's been happening off the coast of California for a good 15 years now, in the same sensitive marine environments where new oil leases have been banned since a disastrous 1969 spill
Senate Rejects GMO Labeling Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, ethics, government, news )

- 1826 days ago -
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate voted 71 to 27 against an amendment to the farm bill that would have simply allowed states to decide for themselves if they wanted to require the labeling of foods that contain harmful genetically modified ingredients.
China Incinerates 3 US Shipments of Genetically Modified Corn
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, business, marketing, government, goodnews, society, sustainabledevelopment )

- 1826 days ago -
China has destroyed a total of at least three genetically modified corn shipments with origins from the United States in a move that echoes the way in which the nation of Hungary destroyed acres upon acres of Monsanto's GMO corn fields.
Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, slaughter, society, extinction, death, conservation )

- 1841 days ago -
After being a victim of increasingly devastating poaching and seeing little to no conservation efforts, the species is now gone :-(
U.S. Gives Big, Secret Push to Internet Surveillance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, ethics, government, freedoms, dishonesty, lies )

- 1855 days ago -
Justice Department agreed to issue "letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
New York's Fracking Consultant Belongs to Gas-Industry Trade Group
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction )

- 1855 days ago -
A consultant hired by the state to assess the impacts of shale-gas drilling is a member of one of New York's largest gas-industry groups, according to a letter posted by the trade organization Monday.
Nestlé CEO Says Water Is Food That Should Be Privatized - Not A Human Right
Business  (tags: abuse, freedoms, health, government, society, politics, ethics, corporate, business, consumers )

- 1861 days ago -
Do you believe water is a basic human right? According to Nestlé CEO water is a foodstuff that should be privatized, not a human right.
Organic Eden Foods' Quiet Right-Wing Agenda
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, women, society, news )

- 1867 days ago -
A crunchy, natural food company marketed to liberals discreetly sues to stop covering employees' contraception
CISPA Breaks the 4th Amendment
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, rights, privacy, freedom, Big Brother, internet, government, media, law, ethics, dishonesty )

- 1871 days ago -
CISPA-the bill that would end our online privacy - is back in Congress despite public outrage and warnings from experts. This bill will let companies share our personal information with the government. We stopped it once. Ready to stop it again?
Bamboo: Not as Green as It Seems
Business  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, SustainableDevelopment, environment )

- 1872 days ago -
A government agency has criticized four clothing companies for advertising bamboo as "green". In point of fact, says the FTC, "bamboo fiber" is really rayon, the same fiber invented in the 1850s
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