Saturday, 23 June 2012

Biodiversity and the Environment: Silent Spring For Us?

by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts - Centre for Research on Globalization
With her 1962 book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson got DDT and other synthetic pesticides banned and saved bird life. Today it is humans who are directly threatened by  technologies designed to extract the maximum profit at the lowest private cost and the maximum social cost from natural resources. Full story here.  
Bumblebees on an 
organic acreage. 
PLT photo

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