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GMO Science Deniers: Monsanto and the USDA

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Andrew Kimbrell

Perhaps no group of science deniers has been more ridiculed than those who deny the science of evolution. What you may not know is that Monsanto and our United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are among them.

Genetic Engineering's 5 Epic Fails

Andrew Gunther | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Despite claims from the likes of Monsanto and the biotech industry that GE crops are an environmental panacea and will feed the world, two decades after they first went on sale the evidence suggests that GE's key golden promises are beginning to look more like epic failures

Hoodlum Weeds on a 'Fevered' Planet

Linda Marsa | Posted 09.28.2013 | Science
Linda Marsa

Hotter weather coupled with higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the air prompt allergens like ragweed to grow larger and produce more pollen, and the carbon-enriched pollen is more noxious and damaging because it contains more of the chemicals that cause allergic reactions.

Pesticide Use Ramping Up As GMO Crop Technology Backfires, Study Claims

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 12.02.2012 | Green

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - U.S. farmers are using more hazardous pesticides to fight weeds and insects due largely to heavy adoption o...

"Agent Orange" Corn: Biotech Only Winner in Chemical Arms Race as Herbicide Resistant Crops Fail

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently deciding whether or not to approve an application by Dow Chemical for its controversial genetically engineered (GE) corn variety that is resistant to the highly toxic herbicide 2,4-D, one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.

'Green News Report' - September 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2011 | 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 VERY SCARY RADIO REPORT...

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...