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Environment

What Do the Eco Heretics Mean for GM Golden Rice?
Environment  (tags: Dr Patrick Moore, Greenpeace, GM, Golden Rice, Nutrition, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Human Health, Developing World, Eco-Heretics )

Brian
- 3 hours ago - foodnavigator.com
"Dr Patrick Moore - Greenpeace founding member and GM defector - represents a fear that lurks in the heart of all ideologists: Am I on the right side of the fence? Am I the goodie or the baddie?"
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, #NoKXL, Tar Sands Oil, #DirtyOil, Climate Change, Emissions, Climate Leadership Award, Outrage )

Brian
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
TransCanada, "the company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -- to the shock of environmental activists. "
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Major Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Environment  (tags: Oil Spill, Disaster, Toxic Contamination, Environmental Devastation, Louisiana, EPA )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Officials on Sunday are continuing work to contain what an EPA representative called a major oil spill in northwestern Louisiana that could take months to clean up."
'Water Cops' Hunt For Sprinkler Scofflaws As California Remains Parched By Drought
Environment  (tags: water, habitat, drought )

Linda
- 9 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
California is in the third year of a devastating drought that has led farmers to fallow nearly half a million acres of cropland, threatened fish hatcheries and shrunk drinking water supplies for some communities.
SUPPORT CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO CLEAN UP 10,000 TOXIC ABANDONED URANIUM MINES!
Environment  (tags: mining, uranium, nuclear industry, petitions )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - cleanupthemines.org
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast - nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are
THE TOXIC SECRET OF CALIFORNIA'S SALAD BOWL
Environment  (tags: California )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - earthjustice.org
DANGEROUS PESTICIDES A WAY OF LIFE FOR FARMWORKERS
Once a Sea - Now It's the Aral Desert
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, politics, weather, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - theecologist.org
The Aral Sea is a well known environmental disaster zone. But this year, it got a whole worse,
How Wolves Change the Environment
Environment  (tags: )

Claudia
- 16 hours ago - themetapicture.com
In 1995, wolves were re-introduced into the Yellowstone National Park, after being wolf-free for 70 years. What naturalists and biologist never imagined, was that the most remarkable thing would take place. Mother Nature knows...
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Conserving Water With a Rainwater Cistern Tank and Gravity Watering System Read More: Http://Www.Motherearthnews.Com /Homesteadi
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, world, Sustainabililty, water, humans, nature, research, weather )

Leopold
- 17 hours ago - motherearthnews.com
Water conservation seems increasingly important to my husband and me as we watch large Ohio farmers use water from aquifers to irrigate their fields. Instead of depleting aquifers, we've chosen to both conserve water and to water our garden during dry per
The BLACKLIST: GMO Supporting Food Companies to Avoid
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, animals, ecosystems, humans, world, wildlife, politics, habitat, science, research, protection, pollution, environment )

Leopold
- 18 hours ago - earthweareone.com
A genetically modified rose by any other name may smell sweet, but it could still have frankenthorns that might independently detach themselves and lop off your finger while you're smelling it. That's not unlike a trip to the grocery store these days.
100% Clean. Climate Petition to Save the World
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, environment )

Elaine
- 18 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Scientists claim that climate change is spiralling out of control and unless carbon pollution is tackled soon, we are threatening the survival of everything we love.
Turning the Tide of History: Maui Streams Flow Again After 150 Years
Environment  (tags: Maui river, flows, stream, history, good news, environment )

Scooby
- 20 hours ago - earthjustice.org
Today, flow will return to two streams on Maui that have been diverted for more than 150 years.
Victory: Mexico Judge Votes Against Monsanto in Favor of Bees
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, humans, healthcondition )

Leopold
- 21 hours ago - yournewswire.com
Honoring the complaints of a small group of beekeepers in the state of Yucatán, who complained that Monsanto's planned planting of thousands of hectares of GM soybeans made to withstand RoundUp would demolish their honey industry by decimating bees.
Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, destruction, forests, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, science, trees, water, wildlife, world, Sustainabili )

Leopold
- 21 hours ago - yournewswire.com
Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter.
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - To Sign Please
Environment  (tags: Lagoon, save, development, Indian river lagoon, petition )

Scooby
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
New Evidence Links Earthquakes to Fracking
Environment  (tags: Fracking )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
"Unconventional oil and natural gas extraction enabled by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing [fracking] is driving an economic boom with consequences described from 'revolutionary' to 'disastrous.'
Our Response to the Fracking Industry...
Environment  (tags: Fracking and drinking water )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ccwa.org.au
Let's be as clear as drinking water about the risks of fracking
Humble Spud Poised to Launch a World Food Revolution
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, green, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Sally
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Dutch team is pioneering development of crops fed by sea water
Frigid Polar Vortex Unlikely to Repeat This Winter
Environment  (tags: world, weather, science, research, nature, humans, habitat, environment, climate, Frigid Polar Vortex, NOAA, winter, climate )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
NOAA's winter climate outlook suggests this winter will not be as unusual as last one
U.S. Dust Bowl Conditions Not Rivaled in 1,000 Years
Environment  (tags: world, weather, nature, humans, habitat, environment, destruction, climate, U.S. Dust Bowl, atmosphere, atmospheric conditions, megadrought )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s megadrought
   

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