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LOWE'S and HOME DEPOT: Stop Selling Plants With Pesticides
Animals  (tags: petition, Lowe's, Home Depot, bees, insects, birds, pesticides, death, environment )

Joyce
- 13 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
"Bee-friendly" garden plants? More than half of the plants sold at Home Depot and Lowe's contain a toxic pesticide that can harm or even kill bees, butterflies and other beneficial insect. Plant seeds can then be lethal to birds and rodents.
Urban Light Pollution: Why We're All Living With Permanent 'Mini Jetlag'
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, interesting, investigation, light pollution, prevention, protection, research, study, world )

Kathy
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
Studies show that exposure to light after dusk is quite literally unnatural, and may be detrimental to health. Do we need 24/7 garages, supermarkets and TV - or should the city that never sleeps be put to bed?
Rock Paintings in National Parks Spark Probe, Anger
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution )

Kathy
- 12 hours ago - seattletimes.com
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online.
Genomic Data Support Early Contact Between Easter Island and Americas
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - eurekalert.org
People may have been making their way from Easter Island to the Americas well before the Dutch commander Jakob Roggeveen arrived with his ships in 1722, according to new genomic evidence showing that the Rapanui people living on that most isolated
Radiation in the Ocean and Fukushima
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, Pacific Ocean, Radiation, RADIONUCLIDES, Becquerels, North America, West Coast, Natural Background Radiation )

Brian
- 9 hours ago - topinfopost.com
"It's great that people have Geiger counters and get into it. But you have to learn more about what's really going on in order to make sense out of it."
Reward Doubles to Catch Tasmanian Devil Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque Bio Park, Tasmanian Devil, Australia, murder, sadness, reward, police, society, humans, news, education, ethics, abuse )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - krqe.com
The reward to find the person responsible for killing a rare Tasmanian devil on loan from Australia at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo has now doubled to $10,000. Laurel Westman of Corrales came forward to offer an additional $5,000 reward to find the killer
New, More Toxic Breed of Crops Gain Approval
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dow chemical, 2, 4-D, GE crops, glyphosate, AGENT ORANGE )

Ellyn
- 9 hours ago - articles.mercola.com
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently deregulated Dow Chemical's next-generation GE crops, which are resistant to both glyphosate and 2,4-D--a component of Agent Orange.
How to Reduce Your Inheritance Tax Bill
Offbeat  (tags: business, Taxes, Inheritance )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
House price increases mean millions more people are now subject to inheritance tax, "We all want to see a system where it is only the very rich that pay inheritance tax, and not hard working people."
90 Percent of Americans Are Poorer Today Than in 1987
Offbeat  (tags: Banking, Economy, Finance, Global economy, Investment, Politics, Real Estate, USA )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - rt.com
The American Dream is slipping further away from the vast majority of Americans than it has in a quarter century. Now 90 percent of US households are poorer than they were in 1987, according to both a new study and the head of the Federal Reserve.
Two Gay Teens Attacked With Stones Outside School in Spain
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
meanwhile, in Spain.
 
 
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