Sunday, 14 October 2012

Mr. President: The Earth Does Not Have Forever

Climate Ark
Listening to the US Presidential election, you wouldn't know Earth faces ecological emergencies including abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse in water, forests, and food. Details here.




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Exposure to Traffic Air Pollution in Infancy Impairs Lung Function in Children

ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2012) — Exposure to ambient air pollution from traffic during infancy is associated with lung function deficits in children up to eight years of age…Details here.

Modified Crops Increase Herbicide Use: Researcher

The Seattle Times
A Washington State University researcher says genetically-modified crops have led to an increase in herbicide use, contrary to claims by proponents of the crops. Details here.


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