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Aging Nuclear Power Plants in USA and the Threat They Pose
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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster three years ago has superseded the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 as the worst nuclear power plant disaster in the world. Nuclear material continues to spill into the sea from the Fukushima disaster and is now showing up ...[Read more]
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One Quarter of US Greenhouse Gases Come From Just 43 Companies
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25.18% of U.S. greenhouse gases are being emitted by only 43 firms, according to figures tabulated by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), from corporate filings with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as of the latest available year, w ...[Read more]
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NASA-Backed Study Says Humanity Is Pretty Much Screwed
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Hope you've enjoyed civilized life, folks. Because a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center says the world's industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources. There goes the ...[Read more]
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French government bans GM maize MON 810
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France'€™s agricultural ministry on Saturday banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto'€™s genetically modified maize MON 810, after France highest court twice previously struck down similar measures. ...[Read more]
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Police Raids Sustainable Community in Texas and destroy their Farm
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It was a quiet and peaceful day in the Garden of Eden Community. This sustainable community has been growing their own food, coming together to provide basic necessities and supplying food, shelter and sustainability classes to the public for free since 2 ...[Read more]
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USDA to Allow Chickens From U.S. to Be Shipped to China for Processing and Back to U.S. for Consumption, Just Like Seafood | EcoWatch
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Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor ...[Read more]
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INFOGRAPHIC: Who Owns Organic Food Companies in 2014? | Inhabitots
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Most organic advocates have heard of “Who Owns Organic,” a popular infographic featuring independently owned organic food companies vs. organic companies now owned by Big Food. Unfortunately, Who Owns Organic has recently been updated and organic food ...[Read more]
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Fukushima mutant butterflies spark fear of effect on humans
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Genetic mutations have been found in three generations of butterflies living near Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The gruesome discovery has led scientists to fear that the leaking radiation could affect other species. Researches said that arou ...[Read more]
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Germany Swaps Nuclear for Solar and Wind Power
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In response to the Fukushima meltdown - which did $50 billion in damage to Japan ...[Read more]
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Going nuclear-free: Germany smashes solar power world record
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Radioactive Release at Fukushima Plant Was Underestimated
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The amount of radioactive materials released in the first days of the Fukushima nuclear disaster was almost two and a half times the initial estimate by Japanese safety regulators, the operator of the crippled plant said in a report released on Thursday. ...[Read more]
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