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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
- 29 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!
Vancouver Crowd Cheers As War Is Declared on Northern Gateway.
Environment  (tags: Enbridge Pipeline, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Harper, First Nations, Oil Spills, Oil Sands, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America, shipping of tar sands oil, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, huma )

Betsy
- 34 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said he declared "war" on Enbridge and the Harper government -- but by the looks on his face and those of others, the moment seemed an unusually joyful one. "It's official - the war is on!" said a smiling Phillip.
US, Serving the Interest of Monsanto, Tries to Block El Salvador Seed Program
Business  (tags: Monsanto, corruption of US agencies and officials, abuse of other countries's sovereignty, abuse, americans, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, farming, government, money, politics, SustainableDevelopment, technology, world )

Betsy
- 36 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
On June 6 with the signatures of some 1,000 US citizens opposing what the groups called the "intrusion of the US in the sovereign politics of this country." At issue was an indication that the US may withhold millions in agricultural aid from El Salvador.
800+ Species Added To IUCN Threatened RED LIST
Environment  (tags: endangered, animals, plants, lemurs, conservation, ecosystems, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, science, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 36 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Experts have added 817 species to the threatened categories on the IUCN Red List in the latest update. Those added include 51 mammals--mostly lemurs--and over 400 plants. The new update finds that over 90 percent of lemurs .....
European Pirate Parties Protest Racism
World  (tags: European Union, Sweden, Germany, France, Elections, Pirates, Liberals, Socialiisteurope, GoodNews, government, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Betsy
- 37 days ago - popularresistance.org
Representatives from all parties in the Swedish parliament took the call of Pirate Party and protested against fascists and nazis who entered the European Parliament during the last elections in May 2014. Recent elections to the European Parliament ..
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

Betsy
- 38 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
Why Are the Cities of the World Deciding to Bail Out of Hosting the Olympics?
World  (tags: Olympics, public funds, Brazil 2014 World Cup, Sports mega events, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, europe, ethics, government, HumanRights, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Betsy
- 43 days ago - money.cnn.com
The process of awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics is in disarray after two leading contenders pulled out amid growing concern over cost overruns, the use of public funds and corruption. Krakow and Stockholm bow out moved by popular choice.
Nepal Takes World Record in Tree Hugging (Literally)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Tree hugging, oxygen, Earth first, plants, trees, students, Buddhist monks, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, goodnews, greenliving, health, humans, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world )

Betsy
- 45 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
If you can't see the forest through the trees in Nepal, it is due to over 2,000 people showing up to show our oxygen producing plant friends some love, mostly students & Buddhist monks. See video of actual tree hugging.
Sao Paulo Public Transit Goes On Indefinite Strike Days Before Brazil 2014 World Cup Starts
World  (tags: Brazil World Cup 2014, Strike, Organized Labor, Sao Paulo Metro Strike, Police Brutality, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, government, HumanRights, violence )

Betsy
- 46 days ago - bbc.com
Police in Brazil have used tear gas to break up protesters on the second day of a metro strike that has left Sao Paulo's transport in chaos. Half of the stations were closed and gridlock on the streets of Brazil's largest city. Watch BBC video.
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
- 47 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.
 
 
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