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Study Showing Decline in Dog Fertility May Have Human Implications
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, dogs, environment, chemicals, health, interesting, investigation, research, science, study, world )

Kathy
- 49 days ago - theguardian.com
26-year study of canine sperm shows an overall decline in quality, and may also shed light on fertility changes seen in male humans
Fighting Zika - Growing Concerns Over Pesticide Resistance
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, environment, health, illness, investigation, protection, risks, safety, mosquitoes, warning, zika virus )

Kathy
- 54 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Concerned health officials in Miami, Florida are investigating suspicions that Zika-spreading mosquitoes have become resistant to the pesticides commonly used synthetic pyrethroid insecticides...
Stop Nestle From Coming to Walla Walla Valley, Waitsburg, Washington State
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, ethics, lies, SustainableDevelopment, Nestles, water, usa )

Kathy
- 53 days ago - gopetition.com
In consideration of the fact that Nestle Waters is a predatory company with no care for the well being of the areas it drains water from, it is distressing that the City of Waitsburg has actively solicited this company to come to our region.
A Palace Was Unearthed Where Legend Places King Arthur's Birthplace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, world )

Kathy
- 53 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The first extensive written account of King Arthur came around 1138, when historian Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote History of the Kings of Britain. Even at the time, Monmouth's story was not accepted by many other scholars of his day. But over the centuries,
Ban the Commercial Harvesting of Wild Fireflies in the U.S. and China PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wildlife, protection, habitat, eco-friendly )

Anna
- 56 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Wild fireflies are commercially harvested both in the U.S. and China for different reasons. In the U.S., their unique light-producing chemicals are extracted. In China, hundreds of thousands of fireflies are used as props in theme parks to entice
GMO Wheat Turns Up in Washington State, May Hurt US Trade
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 59 days ago - oregonlive.com
Here we go again. Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries...
Vote in the Corporate Hall of Shame
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, money, world )

Kathy
- 62 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Very worthy 'candidates', Koch Industries, Volkswagen, Exxon, Monsanto, Nestle' and more.
Tell Big Food: Label GMOs!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, greenproducts, healthy, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 63 days ago - action.ewg.org
Several major food corporations, including Campbell's and Mars, have already announced plans to use clear, on-package labeling for products containing GMOs. But many companies-including General Mills, Kellogg's, Nestle, ConAgra and PepsiCo and...
Sea Lice Exploded Among Wild Young Salmon Near BC Fish Farms: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: BC, fish farming, keystone species, mortality, oceans, parasites, salmon )

Julie
- 65 days ago - thetyee.ca
Critics claim fish farming in ocean-based pens puts wild stocks at risk by breeding more sea lice, which then escape into surrounding waters and pose a threat to juvenile wild salmon.
Clinton's Running Mate Tim Kaine Opposes Consumers' Right to Know What Is in Their Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, family, government, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 66 days ago - thepaleobabe.com
In the recent vote on the DARK Act (S.B. 2609) Senator Kaine was one of the 63 who voted 'yay' on the proposed legislation to keep information about GMO contents in food hidden from the consumers behind inconvenient QR codes and other hurdles.
 
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