Environment

ENVIRONMENT

BASF Gives Up Seeking Approval for GMO Potatoes in Europe

January 29, 2013 0

BASF said it will “discontinue the pursuit of regulatory approvals for the Fortuna, Amadea, and Modena potato projects in Europe because continued investment cannot be justified due to uncertainty in the regulatory environment and threats […]

ENVIRONMENT

Tokyo Almost As Irradiated As Fukushima

January 24, 2013 2

We’ve documented the spread of radiation from Fukushima to Tokyo for a year and a half.  See this, this, this, this, this and this. Unfortunately, as the following recent headlines from Ene News show, things […]

ENVIRONMENT

Fukushima Debris Hits Hawaii

January 24, 2013 1

Debris set adrift by the 2011 Japanese tsunami has made its way to Hawaii, triggering concerns over the unknown effects of the radiation it may carry from the meltdown of the Fukushima reactor. Debris has […]

ENVIRONMENT

Beekeepers Expect “Worst Year for Bees”

January 23, 2013 2

“We’re facing the extinction of a species.” That’s what one Midwest-based large-scale commercial beekeeper told me last week at the annual gathering of the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA). And he meant it. Bee losses […]

ENVIRONMENT

EPA Confirms Rootworm Resistance in Corn

January 18, 2013 1

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — The Environmental Protection Agency has verified for the first time that some corn rootworms have developed resistance to genetically modified corn sold by Monsanto. Rootworm resistance is suspected in a number of […]

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