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Bird of the Week: Antillean Mango
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 7 days ago -
When it comes to birds, "mango" refers to hummingbirds in the genus Anthracothorax. All seven mango species are large as hummingbirds go, with long, slightly downcurved bills and rounded tails. The Antillean Mango is found only in the West Indies...
Tell USDA Officials: Don't Silence Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Science denial, government oppression, interference, poisons, environment, endangered )

- 8 days ago -
USDA scientists are complaining about officials interfering with their work. One was even suspended after claiming that the government was silencing his research about pesticide harm to bees and butterflies. Please read & SIGN!
What Force of Nature Are You?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, humans, society, world )

- 9 days ago -
Mother Nature is calling. Take this quiz and found out what she thinks about you.
EPA and City Of Seattle Suing Monsanto Company For PCBs Production, Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, health, pollution, PCBs, protection )

- 11 days ago -
Monsanto was the sole producer of PCBs in the United States from 1935 to 1979. That's according to a lawsuit filed against the company. The City of Seattle has joined forces with federal regulators in the suit, which aims to hold the Monsanto Company...
LCA Investigation Reveals Cruelty to Whales at Marineland, Canada
Animals  (tags: Belugas, whales, cruelty, abused, neglected, crime, protection )

- 11 days ago -
Last Chance for Animals conducted a five-month undercover investigation into Marineland Canada, during the summer & fall of 2015, with a primary focus on the parks beluga whale population & the conditions under which they are being held.
WhatâEUR(TM)s a GMO?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, technology, world )

- 12 days ago -
GMOs are clearly defined in Europe by the European Union, and internationally by the United Nations Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. The problem is that in countries such as the USA and Australia, which are outside Europe and are not signatories...
Genetically-Modified Fuji Apple Could Be on Tables Soon
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 14 days ago -
A Fuji apple that resists turning brown could be on U.S. tables sometime this year, despite concerns over the genetically-engineered fruit by consumer and trade groups.
Honey of a Science Project
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, interesting, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty, world )

- 15 days ago -
Kumar's project tested the amount of glyphosate, a weed killer, in local honey. Testing for glyphosate in honey was an idea Kumar and her science teacher, Nicole McKamey, had been tossing around for two years.`
Monsanto Sues to Keep Herbicide Off California List of Carcinogens
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, conservation, ecosystems, glyphosate, health, Sustainabililty )

- 15 days ago -
Monsanto Co stepped up its defense of a widely used weed killer on Thursday by filing a lawsuit in California seeking to prevent glyphosate, the main ingredient in its Roundup herbicide, from being added to the state's list of known carcinogens.
New Study Finds Genetically Engineered Alfalfa Has Gone Wild, Exposing Failure of "Coexistence" Policy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coexistence, conservation, ecosystems, genetic engineering, GMO alfalfa, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 19 days ago -
A recent study by USDA scientists shows that genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa has gone wild, in a big way, in alfalfa-growing parts of the West. This feral GE alfalfa may help explain a number of transgenic contamination episodes over the past few...
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