Monsanto may be to blame for soaring suicide rates among farmers in India

August 2, 2015 by  
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In India , the suicide rate among farmers is an alarming 47 percent higher than workers in other sectors, and the figures continue to rise year after year. Environmental activists are blaming the deaths on Monsanto , the multinational corporation that has the market cornered on the insecticide-infused crop known as Bt Cotton. The genetically modified cotton contains Bacillus thuringiensis bacterium, from which it gets its name, and Monsanto ‘s fierce restrictions concerning the saving and selling of seeds has put an enormous stress on farmers. Read on to learn more about the controversy between Monsanto and environmental activists in India. READ MORE >

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Tres Birds Workshop’s Wooden Nests Mimic Bird Habitats in Vail, CO

August 2, 2015 by  
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US Greenhouse Gases Dropped Nearly 5% in 2008

December 15, 2009 by  
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The U.S. Energy Information Administration has just released the figures comparing 2008 with the previous year and found that greenhouse gas emissions, from just the transportation sector, dropped 4.7% between 2007 and 2008. The EIA attributed the drop not just to the gas price rise of the summer of 2008, but also in the Fall to the near-depression-level econo-apocalypse that denuded neighborhoods of many of the businesses that we take for granted as part of the landscape.

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IEA Whistleblowers Say World Oil Stats Deliberately Inflated to Avoid Financial Panic, Appease the US

November 10, 2009 by  
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photo: jack_spellingbacon via flickr. World oil reserves are far lower than officially reported, the situation far more serious than publicly admitted, and we’re already past peak oil .

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