A Welch woman fights back after a furtive weed control program to make roadsides tidy for tourists destroyed her nature preserve and possibly her health — glyphosate from Monsanto’s Roundup polluted local waterways.
By conserving and empowering the rainforests, we can create healthy and sustainable environments for all organisms. Check out this Tree Activist.
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Colony Collapse Disorder has captured the concern of the general public, but very few people understand just how complex the situation with honeybees really is.
GMOs are driving chronic disease rates upward, destroying the environment, and drying out our planet’s resources. So why is the government going out of its way to make matters worse?
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Monsanto convinced the world that genetically engineered seeds would lower herbicide use. It turns out, exactly the opposite has happened.
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