Gene-Modified Corn Gone from Mexico, Study FindsRELATED ARTICLES WASHINGTON — The Mexican region where modern corn originated shows no traces of a genetically engineered contamination that caused an international uproar and created tension over U.S. corn imports, researchers said Monday. “If they were there, they… Read More »bye-bye GMO’s!!!
A case study of Eudafano Women’s Cooperative More than half the population of Namibia (approximately 1.9million) lives inmarginalised rural communities where rainfed agriculture often results in poor yieldsand social amenities such as electricity, running water, health and schooling facilitiesare scarce or unavailable. The creation of… Read More »womens co-ops r cool!
Anchorage, AK ・amp;nbsp; The Alaska Zoo Board of Directors in a unanimous decision selected the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in San Andreas, California as the first choice for a new home for Maggie, the Alaska Zoo痴 lone African elephant. The preliminary decision will be… Read More »Alaska Zoo Board Selects New Home for Maggie
9th Circuit Court Rules to Protect Sacred Peaks Landmark Ruling Celebrated as a Victory for Religious Freedom, Environmental Justice & Cultural Survival Flagstaff, AZ — On Monday, March 12th the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling to protect a mountain held holy by… Read More »Sacred peaks saved!
Australia used to be a lone supporter among the developed countries of the U.S. obstinacy to recognize harmful consequences of global climate change, refusal to ratify the Kyoto protocol and commit itself to binding targets to reduce green house emissions. No more. The Australian Labour… Read More »Australia Votes for Kyoto, One to Go…
The Great Bear Rainforest is part of the largest coastal temperate rainforest remaining on Earth and supports some of the oldest surviving cultures in the Western Hemisphere. The lands and waters support wolves, six million migratory birds, grizzly bears, black bears, rare white Spirit bears… Read More »great bear rainforest
A huge victory has been won for America’s forests, as a federal judge in California reinstated nearly all of the Clinton-era Roadless Rule. The Bush administration had gutted the plan that protects 58.5 million acres of natural forest . Today, we feel that justice is… Read More »roadless rule
Dear Indigenous sisters and brothers, NGO partners and other friends, I am very pleased to be writing to you directly from the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City with this very special news: The United Nations Declaration on the… Read More »UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples adopted!
– A new blue-and-green-throated hummingbird species has been discovered in a cloud forest in Colombia, and already needs protection from human encroachment, the experts who found the bird said Sunday. Called the gorgeted puffleg, the new species is easily twice as big as the thumb-sized… Read More »New Hummingbird Discovered!!!