Thursday, 15 September 2016

The FDA Finds Monsanto’s Weed Killer In U.S. Honey

The Huffington Post

The Food and Drug Administration, under public pressure to start testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of a pesticide that has been linked to cancer, has some early findings that are not so sweet. Story here.

Agrochemical Giant Bayer Just Announced it’s Merging With The Most Hated Company on the Planet: Monsanto. PLEASE DONATE!

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These two companies joining into one mega-corporation is truly the stuff of nightmares. DONATE HERE.


Ontario Environment Officials Concerned That Clear-Cut Logging Releases Mercury. (They Allowed it Anyway!)

Another example of clearcutting. This one in B.C. Wikimedia Commons.
A new scientific report says adding more mercury to the area near Grassy Narrows First Nation is “irresponsible” and “shameless” Story here.

Disposable Planet

by George Monbiot

Wikimedia Commons photo.
Consumerism occupies a sacred and inviolable space, while the wonders of the living world are dispensable. Story here.

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 ...