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Remember Mayflower? Exxon Slapped With Paltry Fine for Tar Sands Pipeline Spill
Business  (tags: Climate, U.S., Environment, Arkansas, Corporate Power, Pollution, Fossil Fuels, Tar Sands )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
Arkansas suit against oil giant ends with $5 million agreement
Why the Climate Corporation Sold Itself to Monsanto
Business  (tags: Climate Corporation, Climate Change, Weather Fluctuations, IPCC Report, David Friedberg, Monsanto )

Brian
- 9 days ago - newyorker.com
Friedberg is deeply methodical; his research led him to believe that the common view of Monsanto was simply wrong
Activist or Capitalist? How the "Food Babe" Makes Money
Business  (tags: Vani Hari, Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Blogger, Internet Celebrity, Food Babe, Lack of Credentials, Fear Monger, Manipulation )

Brian
- 15 days ago - adage.com
As Ms. Hari attacks mainstream food brands, she is drawing the the ire of some registered dietitians and food scientists who say she lacks the credentials to speak with authority.
Latin America Rolls Out Red Carpet for Israeli Trade
Business  (tags: Israel, Latin America, trade )

David
- 27 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israel continues to expand its business ties with the developing world, including Latin and South America
Europes Biggest Bank Now Israeli Tech Customer
Business  (tags: financial technology, Israel, banks )

David
- 25 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Santander is investing $5 million in IsraelâEUR(TM)s MyCheck, MyCheck, founded in Israel in 2011, is an app that allows users to pay bills at restaurants, bars, hotels, & other places of entertainment using their smartphones.
Illinois Farm Families Blog: Is Conventional Food "Drenched in Chemicals"?
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Family Famers, Small Farms, Glyphosate, Food, Dosage )

Brian
- 26 days ago - watchusgrow.org
"Out of 750 gallons of crop spray, only 7.5 gallons is actually glyphosate. The rest is WATER. So.....for every part of a scary-sounding chemical, there is approx. 100 parts water. That's it. A fifth of a gallon over an entire football field"
The 19 Most Inexcusable Ways the Media Failed You
Business  (tags: Media, Reporting, Journalism, Photojournalism, Misinformation, Media Fails )

Brian
- 26 days ago - cracked.com
Misinforming the public has happened so often that it's almost become a staple of today's information outlets.
Fukushima Uses UN Conference to Promote Its Food Safety
Business  (tags: Fukushima, Farmers, Agriculture, UN Conference, Risk Reduction, Food Safety )

Brian
- 33 days ago - voanews.com
Japanese safety standards are 10-times stricter for levels of radioactive cesium than in the United States and Europe.
Jordan Will Sign Agreement With Russia to Build Nuclear Reactor
Business  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, Jordan, Russia, Rosatom )

Brian
- 33 days ago - bloomberg.com
Rosatom will finance 49.9 percent of the project, including two plants with capacity to generate 2,000 megawatts of power. Jordan will own the rest.
Google Executive Says It's Possible to Live to Be 500
Business  (tags: Google, Google Ventures, Longevity, Research, Developement, Bill Maris )

Brian
- 41 days ago - businessinsider.com
"If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes," Bill Maris, Google Ventures' managing partner and president.
 
 
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