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Groundwater Contamination From Fracking Changes Over Time: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: carcinogens, earthquakes, environment, fracking, ground water, heavy metals )

Julie
- 103 days ago - thetyee.ca
Fracking chemicals from oil wells were located within four kilometres from sampled water wells. Canada's top hydrogeologist and contaminant expert calls fracking an uncontrolled science experiment on groundwater
How Much Do You REALLY Know About GMOs?
Business  (tags: farming, food, GMOs, health )

Julie
- 106 days ago - gmoquiz.com
In North America, more than 80% of the foods on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Take this 2-minute quiz to get your GMO IQ score
Stop GM Alfalfa Contamination in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: alfalfa, Canada, environment, food, GMOs, health, organics )

Julie
- 110 days ago - thunderclap.it
Please join the Thunderclap and send a message to the Canadian Minister of Agriculture, to convince him to take immediate action, to #stopGMalfalfa and help prevent serious contamination.
93% of the Great Barrier Reef Is Now Bleached
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, coal, coral bleaching, Great Barrier Reef, science )

Julie
- 119 days ago - nationofchange.org
Its official: scientists have confirmed that 93% of the Great Barrier Reef suffers from severe coral bleaching. The reef is deeply affected by climate change and coal.
Earth Day Summit 2016 (Free Viewing Online)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, Earth Day, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, organic, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 127 days ago - earthdaysummit.com
Green experts, innovators, activists, scientists, visionaries and spiritual leaders coming together to unite their wisdom for YOU. Discover Inspired Actions for a Healthy, Sustainable & Thriving Planet.
Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

Julie
- 135 days ago - cban.ca
For the first time, Round Up Ready (glyphosate tolerant) GM alfalfa has been sold in Ontario for planting this spring. Alfalfa is a perennial plant which is very important in organic agriculture. Pollinated by bees, contamination is evitable.
Why Pandemics Are Our Own Damn Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, food, environment, food, health, medicine, pandemics, science, travel, water )

Julie
- 139 days ago - thetyee.ca
A new book explains how clear-cutting forests, using rivers as sewers, world travel, food choices and misuse of medical advances leads to pandemics.
In Half Earth, E.O. Wilson Calls for a Grand Retreat
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, environment, forests, health, oceans )

Julie
- 149 days ago - nytimes.com
To save biodiversity, Dr. Wilson suggests that humans set aside roughly 50 percent of the planet as a sort of permanent preserve, undisturbed by man.
After Record 2015, a Dire Warning for Our Climate Future
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, extreme weather, science )

Julie
- 151 days ago - theweathernetwork.com
2015 is flagged for the numerous climate records that were shattered during the year. James Hansen is warning that a 2 degree C rise for the globe represents a danger for everyone.
GMO-Linked Herbicide May Doom Monarch Butterflies
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, glyphosate, Monarch butterflies, pesticides )

Julie
- 152 days ago - ewg.org
Monarch butterflies may go extinct within two decades, largely as the result of widespread adoption of herbicides used with genetically modified corn and soybeans in the United States.
 
 
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