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Monsanto ordered to stop making false advertising claims about GMOs in South Africa
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As genetically modified crops fail in several regions around the world and are exposed as a detriment to health, many are beginning to see right through the high-dollar false advertising claims projected by biotech corporations like Monsanto. (Note that i ...[Read more]
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GMOs Could Destroy the Global Ecosystem: Risk Expert
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Risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb predicted the 2008 financial crisis, by pointing out that commonly-used risk models were wrong. Distinguished professor of risk engineering at New York University, author of best-sellers The Black Swan and Fooled by Ran ...[Read more]
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Karnataka bans sale of Mahyco’s cotton seeds
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The Karnataka government has banned the sale of Mahyco's BT and hybrid seeds in the state, following reports of their failure.According to a release here today, crops in seven districts had failed causing huge losses to cotton growers. ...[Read more]
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How Scotland is powering the renewables revolution
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Scotland remains on track to produce the equivalent of 100% of its electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2020, according to a recent report by WWF Scotland. ...[Read more]
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10 Shocking Photos That Will Change How You See Consumption And Waste
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As individual and anonymous consumers, it's seemingly impossible to even estimate the physical ramifications of our daily consumption and waste. While our personal imprints may not seem in themselves worthy of alarm, the combined effect of human's habits ...[Read more]
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Deepwater Horizon oil spill cause fatal heart defects in tuna
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The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill have likely inflicted serious heart defects and possibly premature death in tuna and other large marine fish, according to a study initiated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Embryos of ...[Read more]
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Study Finds Rapid Cross-Resistance to Bt incorporated GE Maize
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A study by an entomologist at Iowa State University in Ames Iowa found that western corn rootworm is now resistant to two varieties of Bt-incorporated genetically engineered (GE) maize and that resistant insects are likely to be cross-resistant. This stud ...[Read more]
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Replacing Fossil Fuel and Nuclear Power with Renewable Energy: Wind, Solar and Hydro Power
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The big oil, gas, coal and nuclear companies claim that we need those energy sources in order to power America. Good news: it’s a myth. Mark Diesendorf – Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Institute of Environmental Studies, UNSW at the Universi ...[Read more]
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Monsanto Protection Act Signed By Obama, GMO Bill “Written By Monsanto” Signed Into Law
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he Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefiting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essenti ...[Read more]
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GMO crops may cause major environmental risks, USDA admits
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A new report published by the United States Department of Agriculture demonstrates that the vast majority of corn and soybean crops grown in America are genetically-engineered variants made to withstand certain conditions and chemicals. But while GMO seed ...[Read more]
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Slaughterhouse workers are more likely to be violent, study shows
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MEATWORKERS are more prone to violence – and women are the worst, according to a new study. People who work in abattoirs are more likely to be desensitised to suffering, which in turn could make them more likely to be violent towards humans, the research ...[Read more]
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