Thursday, 18 June 2015
Commercial and recreational fisheries up and down the West Coast have been forced to close as a result of a massive toxic algal bloom, which scientists are describing as one of the largest in history. Story here.
Pope Francis slams both GMOs and pesticides in a draft of his major environmental document that was leaked Monday. He has also called for the financing of independent and interdisciplinary research to study GMOs. Story here.
ALSO, READ THE ENCYCLICAL LETTER,
OF THE HOLY FATHER, FRANCIS
ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME .