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International Tribunal Gives Monsanto the Ax

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“Most opinion tribunals have had a considerable impact, and it is now accepted that they contribute to the progressive development of international law.” —International Monsanto Tribunal Advisory Opinion, The Hague, April 18, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, representatives of the Organic Consumers Association and our Regeneration International project gathered

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Apparently Researchers are Giving the Planet 10yrs to be Saved

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The planet, as we know it, has been given a deadline: 10 years. According to the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, if humans don’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions drastically and maintain carbon sinks, like forests, then the results will be catastrophic for the climate. But they’ve developed a model

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Apparently the Most Popularly Used Insecticides Increase Diabetes Risk

Organophosphates are the most frequently and largely applied insecticide in the world due to their biodegradable nature. Gut microbes were shown to degrade organophosphates and cause intestinal dysfunction.

The diabetic inducing nature of organophosphates was recently reported but the underlying molecular mechanism is unclear. We aimed to understand the role

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Monsanto Takes a hit Over UN-Sealed Court Documents Revealing Cancer Risk

The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world’s most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto.

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Experts Baffled at Quick Deaths of Fukushima Scorpion Exploration Robots

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A Japanese company tasked with cleaning up Fukushima, the site of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has admitted that its attempts to probe the site are failing repeatedly due to incredibly high levels of radiation.

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The nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in 2011 was triggered by an

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Deepest Part of Oceans Face Big Dangers from Small Temperature Changes

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Warming seas and increasing acidification could mean starvation and extinction for creatures that live in the abyss of the deep ocean.

Organisms that live in the abyss, such as a sea cucumber known as the “sea pig”, could be threatened by temperature changes.

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Aussies Forced to Take Shelter from Deadly 117 Degree Heat

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In Sydney’s baking suburbs, fans have sold out – and fears about the effects of climate change are mounting Bathers cool off at Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Nahid is resting on a bench outside a Target clothing store, her groceries beside her. A cheery, middle-aged woman with a soft Egyptian accent,

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West Bank, Israels Trash Can

While green groups warned on Thursday that the West Bank’s ecosystem is reaching a point of no return, the Civil Administration stressed that improvements are on the horizon for the region.

Environmentalists came together on Thursday at Tel Aviv University’s Porter School of Environmental Studies to discuss the most pressing issues plaguing the ecosystem

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Obama Attempts Iron Clad Ban on Drilling Wide Swaths of Atlantic and Arctic

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President Obama announced on Tuesday what he called a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling along wide areas of the Arctic and the Atlantic Seaboard as he tried to nail down an environmental legacy that cannot quickly be reversed by Donald J. Trump.

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Dakota Pipeline Fight Enters New Phase

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In early December, a blizzard struck North Dakota, blanketing the Oceti Sakowin, Rosebud, and Sacred Stone water protector camps with heavy snow in below freezing temperatures.

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As the Standing Rock Sioux and allies battled the crippling cold, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) handed the native community a victory

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U.S. Life Expectancy Drops for First Time in Decades

One of the fundamental ways scientists measure the well-being of a nation is tracking the rate at which its citizens die and how long they can be expected to live.

So the news out of the federal government Thursday is disturbing: The overall U.S. death rate has increased for the first time in a

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8.0 Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Alert in Soloman Islands

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8 has struck the Solomon Islands, prompting a tsunami alert for the region and a tsunami watch for Hawaii, seismologists say. Only few details were immediately available.

The earthquake, which struck at 17:38 UTC on Thursday, was centered

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Trump’s Environment Chief Slammed by Researchers

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Scott Pruitt is described as a ‘climate science denier who, as attorney general for the state of Oklahoma, regularly conspired with the fossil fuel industry to attack’ environmental regulations

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Donald Trump’s reported decision to appoint a renowned climate changedenier as the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Mysterious Sea Creature Re-Discovered After a Century

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A mysterious sea blob that looks like a psychedelic Slinky has finally been spotted, more than a century after it was first described.

A giant larvacean, Bathochordaeus charon, surrounded by its inner “house” (the rounded globular object in the middle of the photo) and it’s outer “house (the large yellowish mucus

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Ant Species Formed 24 Mile Wide Super-Colony, Poised to Invade Globally

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A species of ant in the forests of Ethiopia looks poised to become a globally invasive species, capable of spreading around the world, disrupting ecosystems and becoming a pest for humans.

A Lepisiota ant killing a termite.

The species Lepisiota canescens is showing signs it forms “supercolonies,” which are colonies comprised of more

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Researchers are actually Alarmed at the rate of Antarctic Ice Melt

A key glacier in Antarctica is breaking apart from the inside out, suggesting that the ocean is weakening ice on the edges of the continent.

The Pine Island Glacier, part of the ice shelf that bounds the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is one of two glaciers that researchers believe are most likely to

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Huge Smog Filter is Apparently Working in China

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Studio Roosegaarde‘s smog-sucking vacuum tower is actually cleaning up the air in China.

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The Smog Free Tower has been installed in Beijing, a city notorious for its air pollution, and the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection recently announced the air around the tower is in

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Making Water from Dry Air?

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Play-doh was actually invented to become a wallpaper cleaner, but now we know it as a fun children’s toy. Just like Play-doh’s invention, scientists have just accidentally created small nanorods that are capable of harvesting water from the air. So, why are these carbon nanorods specia? After all, a lot of things can extract water

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The Lunacy of Water Fluoridation

By Dr. Mercola

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has hailed water fluoridation as one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century.

Beginning in 1945, it was claimed that adding fluoride to drinking water was a safe and effective way to improve people’s dental health. Over the decades,

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Exxon Spent Millions on Climate Change Disinformation Campaign

A new investigation shows the oil company understood the science before it became a public issue and spent millions to promote misinformation.

The company’s knowledge of climate change dates back to July 1977, when its senior scientist James Black delivered a sobering message on the topic.

Exxon was aware of climate change, as early

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