Thursday, 8 September 2011

EU Court Puts Limits on Modified Honey

ABC News
Honey that contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold, the European Union's top court said Tuesday, Details here.

PLT honeybee photo

Al Gore: Obama Isn't "Relying on Science"

CBS News
Al Gore has posted a note entitled "confronting disappointment" in which he takes President Obama to task for "[bowing] to pressure from polluters" in ordering the Environmental Protection Agency not to seek a tightening of air-quality standards. Details here.

A Canadian pulp mill
PLT photo

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Urge Obama: Reject Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Nobel Women's Initiative
Archbishop Tutu and the Dalai Lama call on President to build clean energy legacy. Details here.

Measuring ecosystem disruption caused by marine heatwaves

 Nature Above, healthy bull kelp. Below, bull kelp degraded by a marine heatwave. DeWikiMan Marine heatwaves can displace therma...