Environment

Secrecy and Lies: Government Collusion with the GMO Biotechnology Sector in Britain
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In 2012, the current British Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson called concerns over the use of GM foods “complete nonsense” in an outright attack on valid concerns about GMOs (1). Since then, through comments and speeches, he has consistently voiced unqualified support for the GM food industry.

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Plant Repurposing 101: Unique Edible Plants You Can Re-grow Over and Over Again
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If you’ve ever noticed how fast the green scallion stems from the market shoot up when the rooted ends are stored in water, or sprouted an avocado seed as a kid, you’ve probably wondered about planting those roots in the soil and continuing the harvest. But turning kitchen scraps into producing plants in the garden […]

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U.N. climate report was censored
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The summary of the latest big IPCC report was watered down by rich countries, which don’t want to be blamed for climate change or called upon to help poor countries survive it.

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€‹US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO strains industry report
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China’s rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a significant drop in exports. According to a new report, US traders have lost $427 million in sales.

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Study Shows Just 90 Companies Caused Nearly Two Thirds of Man-Made Climate Change
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New research by the Climate Accountability Institute has revealed that just 90 companies are to blame for the majority of the climate change crisis. Unsurprisingly, most of these companies are in the business of dirty energy, ranging from investor-owned firms such as Chevron and Exxon to state-owned and government-run companies.

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The Climate Deniers Are Using the Same Tactics as the Tobacco Industry
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As it becomes increasingly obvious that global warming is entering doomsday scenario territory, the fossil fuel industry is ramping up the propaganda war.

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Corporate Clout Chips Away at Organic Standards
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Without any input from the public, the USDA changed the way the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) decides which non-organic materials are allowed in certified organic. The change all but guarantees that when the NOSB meets every six months, the list of non-organic and synthetic materials allowed in organic will get longer and longer.

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Oil Consultant Turned Whistleblower Exposes Fracking Crimes in Alberta
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This You Tube is a compilation of segments from a 90 minute talk. Jessica Ernst worked for more than three decades as an environmental biologist doing research and independent consulting for Oil company fracking in Alberta.

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Ten Scientific Studies Prove that Genetically Modified Food Can Be Harmful To Human Health
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“GM Crop Production is Lowering US Yields and Increasing Pesticide Use…There is no reason GM foods should be approved safe for consumption, we just don’t know enough about them.

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