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Campaign to Put Ecocide on a Par With Genocide in Attempt to Curb Environmental Destruction
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, government, HumanRights, environment, humans, pollution, society, world, ecocide )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - independent.co.uk
A global campaign to make "ecocide" a crime under international law is to be launched tomorrow in an attempt to outlaw the worst kinds of environmental destruction.
Plant Breeding Vs. GMOs: Conventional Methods Lead the Way in Responding to Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - civileats.com
Last month, the highly respected science journal Nature published a news article reporting that conventional breeding substantially out-performs genetic engineering for several very important traits--drought tolerance and the ability of crops to use nitrog
As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them
Animals  (tags: dwindling, monarch, butterflies, migration, endangered )

Stephen
- 12 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"Catastrophic drop" in pollinator's numbers this year means that species is "going to need all the help we can give it." The monarch butterfly is in trouble, and now the U.S. government is stepping in with Canada and Mexico to save the iconic-
How Palm Oil Production Has Changed Life for the Orangutan
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, palm oil, destruction, wildlife, orangutans, protection )

Cher
- 13 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Sadly, however, there are many casualties of the palm industry as the result of this vicious practice, one of the most prominent being the orangutan.
TAKE ACTION! Tell the National Organic Standards Board: Keep Organic Strong!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, technology )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) plays a key role in protecting the integrity of organics by keeping potentially harmful new food technologies out of organics.
The Video Procter & Gamble Don't Want You to See!
Environment  (tags: Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore, rainforest destruction, Orangutan Deaths )

Slava
- 12 days ago - greenpeace.org
While Procter & Gamble were advertising about motherhood, companies that produce palm oil for P&G have been making orphans out of orangutans. Everyone needs to know that deforestation to create palm oil plantations means orangutans are senselessly orphane
Animal Abuse Found in Probe of Canadian Pig Transportation System
Animals  (tags: Animal abuse, Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, pigs )

Julie
- 12 days ago - ctvnews.ca
CTV's W5 expose reveals staff at an Alberta pork plant abusing animals. Canadian Food Inspection Agency inspectors can be seen on the undercover footage oblivious to the abuse or even supplying plant workers with electric prods for use on the pigs.
Mercy For Animals Undercover Investigation---WalMart Cruelty---The Hidden Costs of Walmart Pork   video
Animals  (tags: Mercy For Animals, Undercover Investigation, Animal Cruelty, Livestock, Inhumane, Walmart, Pork, Pork Supplier, Pigs, Piglets )

Brian
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
TRIGGER WARNING:A new Mercy For Animals undercover investigation reveals shocking cruelty to animals at Walmart pork suppliers. Workers hit, throw, and drop mother pigs and their baby piglets.
Synthetic Biology Could Open a Whole New Can of Worms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, health, humans, Sustainabililty, synthetic biology, technology, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - ipsnews.net
Synthetic biology differs from conventional genetic engineering in its technique, scale, and its use of novel and synthetic genetic sequences - raising new risks to biodiversity.
The Birds and the Bees - and the Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, birds, environment, insects, neonicotinoids, pesticides, pollinators, research )

Julie
- 13 days ago - cbc.ca
Excellent radio broadcast which discusses the impact of neonicotinoids on bees, other insects, insects eating birds and its persistance in the environment. Both scientists and pesticide industry representatives are interviewed.
 
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