Rick Perry Amps Up Aerial Hunting of Destructive Wild Hogs

September 7, 2011 by  
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Now add a helicopter to the mix. Photo: miatamaniac92 under a Creative Commons license . Yesterday, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed into law a bill legalizing the hunting of feral wild hogs from helicopters. The arguments for the law are simple: the state’s 2 million hogs are over-populating and cause $400 million in damage to crops annually, and it’s a lot easier to hunt them down from the air. The hogs can weigh up to 400 pounds and run at 35 mph, advantages wiped out by an automatic rifle and a low-flyi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Latest Science On Human BPA Exposure: No Need To Feel Guilty About Giving Cans To The Food Bank

September 7, 2011 by  
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Canned Organic Plutonium, In the collection of the National Atomic Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Image credit: Flickr , Mashall Astor, Food Pomographer. Federal government sources have funded, and Federal scientists have recently performed, a clinical study of human BPA exposure, using a controlled diet and blood testing – not just urine tests, as other well publicized studies have relied upon. Here, as touted by a canning industry trade group… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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NY Times Blasts GOP Climate Deniers

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Photo: nosha , Flickr , CC BY-SA Well, sure: Plenty of folks (myself included) have been pointing out the GOP’s persistent fixation on denying the existence of climate change for quite some time. But it’s always satisfying when the nation’s paper of record weighs in on your side. Yes, the New York Times has dedicated it… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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