Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Roundup-Resistant Ragweed Suspected in Ontario Field

Staff - the Manitoba Co-Operator-5/7/2009

Researchers at Guelph's Ontario Agricultural College suspect they may have found Canada's first population of a glyphosate-resistant weed.
Read more here....

Please scroll down and also read "Superweed Explosion Rocks Monsanto Heartland."
(Drawing by Paul Hoppe)

Are California's Policy-Makers Making the Drought There Worse?

By Tara Lohan, AlterNet. Posted May 8, 2009.

Like much of the West, the state has serious water issues, but Mother Nature is only partly to blame. Read more here...

(Photo l. courtesy of the New Republic

Please also read, "Water Crisis Rocks L.A., Mexico City. Who's Next?

(AP Photo r. Eduardo Verdugo)

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...