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New Study Links Popular Herbicide To Fatal Diseases

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

April 25 (Reuters) - Heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including...

Lynne Peeples

Superweeds, Superbugs And Chemical Concerns: Pesticide Use Proliferating With GMOs, Study Warns | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

Scott McAllister remembers well the meeting with the Monsanto salesman. The third-generation Iowa farmer questioned the agricultural giant's peddl...

Lynne Peeples

'Silent Spring' Turns 50: Rachel Carson Warned Of 'Pesticide Treadmill' Powered By Big Ag | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.27.2012 | Green

"This is not what Rachel Carson would have wanted for her 50th anniversary present." Mardi Mellon, senior scientist with the non-profit Union of Co...

Are We Playing Russian Roulette With Every Meal?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 11.24.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

We urgently need truly independent scientific analysis of the environmental and food safety impacts of GM crops, paid for using truly independent funds.

Lucia Graves

Anti-Monsanto Activist Received Anonymous Death Threats | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.03.2012 | Green

For 13 years Sofia Gatica has organized opposition to the aerial spraying of agrochemicals that threaten human health and the environment in Argentina...

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Just a fl...

Chemical Marketplace: The Fine Print on a Common Pesticide, Writ Large

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their stories. Do you we...

The Week In Art

Posted 03.10.2012 | Arts

Hello dear readers. This week we saw what happens when a crafty Mom gets a Facebook account, if Woody and Buzz went to the dark side and if God was on...

Lucia Graves

Monsanto Under Federal Investigation For Cash Incentives Program | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Global agribusiness giant Monsanto is under federal investigation for using cash incentives to persuade distributors to use Roundup, the...

College Town Ice Cream Parlor Roundup

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.28.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here is a list of ice cream parlors around the country near different colleges, big and small, that will blow your taste-buds away.

Book Review Roundup: Conspiracy Theories And How To Determine A Psychopath

Posted 07.19.2011 | Books

"A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter" by William Deresiewicz Los Angeles Ti...

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

Roundup: All Of NFL's Week 3 Action

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Braylon Edwards bounced back from his benching by helping the New York Jets knock the Miami Dolphins from the ranks of the unbeaten. Still sitting th...

A Tourist-Free Destination in Iceland

Paul Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Paul Robert

Where do you go to avoid mass tourism and see original, unpolished events? Iceland.

Speak Up for Wild Horses; Send a Letter via Pony Express

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Over the past few weeks, tens of thousands of you have contacted the federal Bureau of Land Management, encouraging the agency to impose an immediate ...

Judge Revokes USDA Approval Of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets, Orders Review

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has revoked the government's approval of genetically altered sugar beets until regulators complete a more thorou...

Be Heard by the BLM: Urge an End to Wild Horse Roundups

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Over the past 10 years, the BLM has removed some 74,000 wild horses and burros from the range, and it intends to remove a total of 12,000 horses this year. The program is costly, illogical, and has also had tragic consequences.

Meatless Monday: Going to (GMO) Seed

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Why make such a fuss about the Supreme Court's vote to lift the ban on Monsanto's genetically modified alfalfa? Because more than alfalfa is at stake: Monsanto's GMOs are in almost every processed thing we eat. Details (and recipes!) inside.

Monsanto Wins Supreme Court Case: Genetically Modified Alfalfa Ban Lifted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- The Supreme Court on Monday lifted a nationwide ban on the planting of genetically engineered alfalfa seeds, despite claims they mig...

Farmers May Return To Harsh Herbicides, Chemicals To Battle Roundup Resistant Weeds

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When the weed killer Roundup was introduced in the 1970s, it proved it could kill nearly any plant while still being safer tha...

16 Cities Sue Manufacturer Of Atrazine Weed-Killer For Contaminating Drinking Water

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A coalition of communities in six Midwestern states filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the manufacturer of a widely-used herbicide to...

Plan To Round Up Wild Horses Draws Opposition

AP | By MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SPARKS, Nev. -- One of most stirring symbols of the American West -- mustangs thundering freely across the range -- could be heading east. The gove...

Roundup: Local Stories Document Hard Times Across the Nation

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the Huffington Post bears witness to the effects of the current economic environment on ordinary Americans, we've found some compelling stories be...

The Food-Climate-Atrazine Connection Explained | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Tom Philpott. This post originally appeared at In the ongoing debate about whether sustainable agriculture can "feed the world," it's i...

Meatless Monday: Jack and the GMO Beanstalk

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Once upon a time, there was a boy named Jack. Jack came from a hard-up family, but he considered himself a savvy, enterprising lad. To prove it, he ...