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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Grist.org | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Tom Philpott. This post originally appeared at grist.org. 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 ...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Obama and the Rest of the Americas Facts: US President Obama travels to Mexico to meet with President Calde...

"Forgetting Sarah Marshall" Posters Explained: Audience Had Bad Reaction To Star's Face

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Forgetting Sarah Marshall" opened strong over the weekend and is the #1 comedy in America. The film's writer and leading man Jason Segel appeared on ...

Whoops! Ann Curry Tosses To Katie Couric On "Today"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ann Curry is admittedly having a tough morning, returning to the "Today" show for the first time since her father died last Sunday. But she appears t...

James Bond's Rare Aston Martin Fished Out Of Italian Lake

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ROME — The car being used in the latest James Bond film plunged into a lake in northern Italy while being driven to the set. Producers say the ...

Tom Petty Gets His Three-Decade Old Band Back Together

New York Times | Tom Light | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A BAND of five middle-aged men was warming up for rehearsal in a cluttered one-room studio, bashing out an unadorned version of "Shake, Rattle and Rol...

Cate Blanchett And Newborn Son Steal Limelight At Thinkers Summit

Reuters via Yahoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood star wattage outweighed intellectual light at the opening of an Australian thinkers summit on Saturday, with cameras firmly focused on Oscar...