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New, More Toxic Breed of Crops Gain Approval
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dow chemical, 2, 4-D, GE crops, glyphosate, AGENT ORANGE )

Ellyn
- 4 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.
Two Killed, Four Wounded in Washington State School Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, School, USA )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - rt.com
Two students at a Washington state high school, including the shooter, have been killed and four injured after one of them opened fire early Friday.
Dupont Pioneer Shatters Record for Largest Oregon Political Contribution
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, farming, money, GMO labeling, genetic engineering, usa )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - wweek.com
Sometimes you could get the impression that Portland's job market is built around breweries, coffee shops and yoga studios. But in the election cycle it's become clear there's another pillar underlying the local economy: out-of-state special interests try
Scientists Prove Organic Food More Nutritionally Rich Than Conventional, GMO Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, GMOs, greenliving, health, organic, Sustainabililty, world, nutrition )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - naturalsociety.com
It's always interesting when biotech shills spout a bunch of their credentials on posts about GMOs, complaining that there is no scientific proof that genetically modified organisms are bad for our health, bad for the environment, or bad for food sustaina
Bird of the Week: Black-and-White Warbler
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Black-and-white Warblers are still common, though Breeding Bird Surveys indicate a slow and gradual decline in population over the past 50 years. This biggest threat to this forest species is habitat fragmentation,
LOWE'S and HOME DEPOT: Stop Selling Plants With Pesticides
Animals  (tags: petition, Lowe's, Home Depot, bees, insects, birds, pesticides, death, environment )

Joyce
- 8 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.
Rock Paintings in National Parks Spark Probe, Anger
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution )

Kathy
- 7 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.
Make Your Voice Heard: Women Deserve a Fair Shot - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: Women Rights, women power )

Slava
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge now and join thousands across the country who will vote to support the things that women need: a higher minimum wage, paid sick days, affordable child care, and access to basic health care services like contraception.
Experts 'Stunned' at How Fast Oceans Are Warming
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ocean warming, study, climate, protection, nature, oceans, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - theecologist.org
Southern hemisphere oceans are warming at double the expected rate, a new study has found
Debunking Chris Christie's Minimum Wage Nonsense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, ChriChristie media, lies, government, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
Why listen to the boorish gov who has presided over NJ's economic decline?
 
 
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