Showing posts from September 25, 2009

163 New Species Discovered in Mekong River Region

By:  Michael Casey, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 25/09/200 9 BANGKOK, Thailand - A gecko with leopard-like spots on its body and a fanged frog that eats birds are among 163 new species discovered...

Biofuel Production Could Undercut Efforts To Shrink Gulf 'Dead Zone'

ScienceDaily (Se.18 - '09) --- Pennsylvania scientists report that boosting production of crops used to make biofuels could make a difficult....

Biodiesel a Small But Growing Canola Sector Player

Phil Franz-Warkentin - Manitoba Co-Operator - 9/23/2009 (Resource News International) -- Biodiesel, long touted as a potential market for Canadian canola, remains only a small factor in the canola industry... Photo by l.p. Editor's note - One by one, the justifications for these kinds of "agri-fuels" are stripped away. This story shows one of the reasons often qoted by proponents - that farmers will benefit financially - is more like a fleeting illusion.

Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet a Cure for Cancer?

By Kathy Freston , AlterNet . Posted September 25, 2009. Experts are saying a plant-based diet is not only good for our health, but it's also curative of the very serious diseases we face.