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EPA Approves New Version Of Weed Killer 2,4-D — Enlist Duo

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a new version of the 2,4-D weed killer, Enlist Duo. The chemical herbicide is designed for use on GMO corn and genetically modified soybeans. The new version of a 1940s-era weed killer will also be used on a new set of genetically engineered crops which were recently approved… Read more »

Is Climate Change A Bigger Threat Than Ebola?

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Climate change should be declared a public health emergency because it is more deadly than Ebola. That is the assessment of Fiona Godlee, editor in chief of the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ). In August, a World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa qualified as a “Public Health… Read more »

Why Are Monarch Butterflies Dying In Record Numbers?

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Monarch butterflies may be placed on the endangered species list in order to protect the dwindling numbers of the butterfly population. The butterflies need federal protection because the Monarchs have experienced a 90 percent population decline since the 1990s, according to the Center for Food Safety. “That would be like losing every person in living… Read more »

Climate Change Rules To Be Implemented By Obama Without Congress?

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Will climate change rules leave Congress behind? New climate change regulations may be on the horizon, as it were, as Team Obama reportedly will bypass lawmakers in the U.S. Congress and take unilateral action on its own. Along with his inner circle, President Obama has also been floating the idea of using executive orders to… Read more »

Superweeds Winning The Battle Against Farmers

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Farmers are losing their battle against superweeds. Glyphosate pesticides created by biotech giants like Monsanto, DuPont, Dow, Bayer, and Sygenta appear to no longer be effective against the rapidly growing and extremely tall weeds. When farmers are forced to apply more chemical pesticides and herbicides to their fields, the cost of produce can skyrocket as… Read more »

Trees Study: 850 Lives Saved, 670,000 Diseases Prevented Each Year

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A new trees study issued by the National Forest Service (NFS) revealed just how important these plants are to our survival. According to the NFS study, trees save 850 lives annually, and prevent 670,000 acute respiratory diseases. While we’ve always known that trees are quite important to the survival of carbon-based life forms, this is… Read more »

Global Warming Might Be The Greatest Deception In The History Of Mankind, Says Congressional Candidate [Video]

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After previously calling global warming a hoax, Lenar Whitney doubled-down by claiming it is “perhaps the greatest deception in the history of mankind.” State rep. Whitney, who supports energy independence through oil and natural gas exploration, is running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana’s 6th Congressional district. In a speech this week before… Read more »

Climate Change Scientist Bullied Into Quitting Global Warming Think Tank

Meterologist Lennart Bengtsson bullied for questioning global warming

Renowned Swedish meteorologist/climatologist Lennart Bengtsson resigned from the board of a global warming think tank after only about a month after claiming that he was being harassed by his fellow scientists outside the organization. Bengtsson, the author of more than 200 climate-related papers and the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in… Read more »

The Tesla Model S May Just Be the Car of Your Dreams

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We’ve all seen those clunky and slow electric cars. They can’t compete with their gas guzzling brothers, and their non-committal hybrid sisters have taken the spotlight for a long time. However, the Tesla Model S may be in prime condition to change your mind on lean green machines. With rising awareness in the U.S.A. around… Read more »

US Report: Climate Change Disrupting The Lives Of Americans

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You may not believe in it, but it apparently believes in you. According to a new federal scientific report, the National Climate Assessment, all the pollution we have put into the air is the main cause of the churning disaster story that America has become recently. From the floods that hammered Florida to the heat-baked… Read more »

Honeybees In Australia Suffer Record Shattering Deaths

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Honeybees in Australia are suffering the same dire situation as their insect cousins in the United States and in England. The beekeeper industry is urging lawmakers to enact more stringent biosecurity measures the protect the pollinates from an immediate and devastation pest. Australian honeybees are being destroyed by the Varroa mite in record numbers, according… Read more »