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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...

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...

"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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Emma Watson Replaces Scarlett "Too Old" Johansson In Film

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Emma Watson, aka Hermione from the "Harry Potter" films, landed a plum role in an upcoming movie after Scarlett Johansson was deemed overage: "Harry ...

Cosby Kid Grows Up, Plays Prostitute

Hollywood Reporter | Gregg Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Little Rudy from "The Cosby Show" all grown up and playing a hooker? Yes indeed, thanks to Tyler Perry. Keshia Knight Pulliam will star as an impriso...

Uma Thurman's Naked Nightmare: Tells Letterman Of "Nipplicious Disaster"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Uma Thurman stopped by the "Late Show with Dave Letterman" Wednesday when talk turned to her nipple. As Dave showed pictures of Uma's past and she to...

Top Ten Celebrity Supporters For Obama And For Clinton

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The heated race for president has attracted high-profile endorsements like no race before. With so many boldfaced names speaking out, giving money and...