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Steven Harper's Legacy, Anti-Pipeline Movement Across Canada
World  (tags: politics, conflict, corruption, Canada, Harper, pipelines, energy )

Michael
- 18 days ago - popularresistance.org
Since activist Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois announced he was giving his Governor General's prize winnings to a group opposed to the Energy East pipeline, donations to the anti-pipeline cause have been pouring in.
The Lost Bird Project
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 85 days ago - kplu.org
In a forest on Martha's Vineyard, a Heath Hen struts through the brush. Columbus, Ohio, harbors a Passenger Pigeon. In Okeechobee, Florida, you can find a Carolina Parakeet. A Great Auk scans the Atlantic Ocean from atop a rock on Fogo Island...
Why Is Bill Gates Backing GMO Red Banana 'Biopiracy'?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - theecologist.org
The Gates Foundation has sunk $15 million into developing GMO 'super bananas' with high levels of pre-Vitamin A, writes Adam Breasley. But the project is using 'stolen' genes from a Micronesian banana cultivar. And what exactly is the point, when deliciou
Help Stop Export of Baby Elelphants From Zimbabwe - PETITION
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephants abused, baby elephants, zimbabwe, zimbabwe elephants )

Milca
- 21 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Our friends at the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force have made us aware of a horrifying situation in Zimbabwe, where 34 baby elephants between the ages of 2 ½ and 5 years old have apparently been captured from the Hwange region, destined for Chinese zoos..
Milkweed Touted as Oil-Spill Super-Sucker -- With Butterfly Benefits
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenproducts, interesting, technology )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - cbc.ca
A Quebec company is taking a unique approach to cleaning up oil spills by producing the world's only industrial crop of milkweed, which will be used as new kind of absorbent.
"They [GMOs] Make Animals Seriously Ill"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, health, protection, technology, world )

Kathy
- 24 days ago - gmoseralini.org
Agricultural GMOs are loaded with pesticides. Three-quarters of all GMOs contain large amounts of Roundup, the main pesticide in the world, designed to kill weeds. These plants have been genetically modified for this, such as Roundup tolerant soybean and
Want to Save Trees? Save the Elephants
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, endangered, protection, suffering )

Jean
- 25 days ago - idausa.org
In a groundbreaking study, researchers at the University of Florida demonstrated a monumental link between the dramatic decline of elephant populations and the local extinction of dominant tree species.
Want to Wipe Out Earthworms and Ruin Your Soil? Use Glyphosate
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, glyphosate, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 27 days ago - gmwatch.org
Using glyphosate herbicide can wipe out local earthworm populations, a new study shows. Even under the regular dose for perennial weeds, the earthworm population showed negative growth rates, meaning there were not enough young worms to replace the old
Save Old Forest From Logging
Environment  (tags: Old forest, growth, logging, Canada, environment, trees, petition )

Scooby
- 28 days ago - forcechange.com
The Upper Walbran Valley is home to some of the largest and oldest trees in Canada and though it is surrounded by protected areas, it does not benefit from protections itself. About 75 percent of the valley's southern coast has already been deforested.
 
 
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